Kentucky Derby morning training canceled after storms
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The main track, which is dirt, was labeled sloppy at 8 a.m. EDT. The Derby will be run at 6:32 p.m. EDT, with the National Weather Service calling for mostly cloudy skies, a high near 85 and a 50 percent chance of pop-up rain.
Hundreds of thousands of race fans, topped off by a bevy of celebrities, are expected to converge at Churchill Downs. Last year, more than 164,000 people attended, an all-time high.