The Kentucky Derby

  • The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks will allow fans to attend the event on September 4-5
  • There will be social distancing and health protocols such as a limited crowd size and mask-wearing requirements.
  • Tiz The Law (+175) has the favored odds to win the Kentucky Derby.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.The 146th running of Kentucky Derby and Oaks will now be open with limited spectators under strict protocols and restrictions.

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and local health officials have given Churchill Downs the OK to allow fans into the infield for Louisville’s biggest annual party.

“Churchill Downs submitted a comprehensive plan to the state government that ensures that the Kentucky Derby will look very different this year, (but the changes) will help to protect the health and safety of every Kentuckian, which is my main priority.” said Beshear.

The crowd size will be smaller allowing up to 24,268 people in the stands. There will be mask-wearing and social distancing requirements throughout the property.

The races that were initially to run on May 1-2 were postponed to September 4-5 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Currently, many horse races are operating without fans in the stands and many legal sports bettors are ready to be able to watch the races in person.

Winner of 2020 Kentucky Derby

  • Tiz The Law +175
  • Honor A.P. +450
  • Authentic +1200
  • Cezanne +1200

Tiz The Law has the shortest odds to win the Kentucky Derby after winning the first leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes.

The Belmont Stakes became the first leg of the Triple Crown after the postponement of the Kentucky Derby created the first time horse racing bettors were delayed of the marquee event.

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