In spite of forecasters calling for a partly cloudy and pleasant Kentucky Derby day, the heavens opened and rain poured for fourteen hours on Churchill Downs.
No rain, no gain. The bettors’ favorite Justify sloshed around the track ahead of 19 other contenders to win the garland of roses and launch his campaign to become the next triple crown winner.
— Kentucky Derby (@KentuckyDerby) May 6, 2018
Speaking of filth and slop, here’s Madonna.
NOW PEEP these incredible Kentucky Derby photos by the Courier Journal team.
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) May 5, 2018