146TH KENTUCKY DERBY TO BE RESCHEDULED: ARLINGTON INTERNATIONAL RACECOURSE UPDATE
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, Churchill Downs Incorporated announced this morning that the 146th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be rescheduled from May 2, 2020 to September 5, 2020 and the 146th Longines Kentucky Oaks will be rescheduled from May 1, 2020 to September 4, 2020.
In regards to the opening of Arlington’s 2020 race meet, we continue to work with health officials and regulators as we set plans closer to our opening.
Arlington will provide updates as soon as information is available on arlingtonpark.com/news and on Arlington’s social media platforms.
Guests who purchased pre-sale May 2nd Derby Day tickets will be valid September 5th. As of today, all tickets for the current racing and event schedule are set to go on-sale on April 15th.
Based on Illinois State officials’ guidelines, as of March 16th all of Arlington’s Trackside Off-Track Wagering facilities are closed until March 31st with the anticipation to re-open April 1st. Viewing and wagering on Thoroughbred racing continues on the best online wagering platform in the industry, twinspires.com.