United States  

World War II delayed the Kentucky Derby in 1945. A look back at how the race endured.

USATODAY.com Saturday, 2 May 2020
All the signs of the Kentucky Derby are here -- flowers, budding trees. But we're all missing the big race.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

World War II World War II 1939–1945 global conflict between the Axis and the Allies

Luxury hotel project stays its course in Rome

Renovations underway to turn Rome building into new Bulgari hotel, despite worst tourism crisis since WW2. (July 3)
 

USATODAY.com

Nelson Henry Dies at 96; Fought to Correct Military Slight

In World War II, he was given an insulting “blue discharge”; more than 70 years later, he was upgraded to “honorable.” He died of the coronavirus.
NYTimes.com
Nazi submarine base in France repurposed for art space [Video]

Nazi submarine base in France repurposed for art space

Finding a new purpose, a WWII submarine base is transformed into a new digital art space.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 01:55Published
Eiffel Tower re-opens with new rules [Video]

Eiffel Tower re-opens with new rules

The Eiffel Tower on Thursday welcomed back visitors after the coronavirus outbreak forced the Paris landmark into its longest period out of action since World War Two.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:27Published
Russia's Putin hails Soviet role in WWII at military parade [Video]

Russia's Putin hails Soviet role in WWII at military parade

The world owes the Soviet Union a debt of gratitude for its contribution to Nazi Germany's defeat, Russian leader says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:30Published

Kentucky Derby Kentucky Derby American stakes race for Thoroughbreds, part of the Triple Crown

My state is betting fans will be safe at the Kentucky Derby amid coronavirus. Too soon?

Other states that are reopening too quickly are seeing a deadly spike in coronavirus cases. Will the Kentucky Derby be a breeding ground?

USATODAY.com
2020 Kentucky Derby to Be Held in September With Spectators [Video]

2020 Kentucky Derby to Be Held in September With Spectators

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Churchill Downs Racetrack confirmed that the race, which had been postponed due to COVID-19, will take place on September 5th.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:12Published
Belmont Stakes set for June 20, without spectators [Video]

Belmont Stakes set for June 20, without spectators

The Belmont Stakes will be run on June 20 without spectators amid the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the first time the race will be the opening leg of U.S. thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) said on Tuesday. Freddie Joyner has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:17Published

You Might Like


Related news from verified sources

Secretariat wins virtual Kentucky Derby

Secretariat won a virtual Kentucky Derby against 12 fellow Triple Crown winners, 47 years after the chestnut colt won the real race at Churchill Downs. The 1...
Seattle Times Also reported by •bizjournalsUSATODAY.comFOX SportsESPNTMZ.comCBS Sports

Five ways to celebrate Derby's traditional date at home

While seats beneath the Twin Spires will remain empty on the first Saturday in May, many Kentuckians are still planning to don their bow ties and fascinators,...
bizjournals

With No Kentucky Derby, Live and Virtual Substitutes Emerge

The Kentucky Derby was originally scheduled for Saturday. An animated race airing on NBC may be the most prominent replacement, even though horses will race...
NYTimes.com Also reported by •TMZ.com

Tweets about this