The TGR weatherman says that there is an 80% chance of rain tomorrow for the Derby. Beginning early and heavy at times, the rain will taper off later in the day but that doesn’t mean it’s gone. There will be spotty Severe Thunder storms with a possibility for a tornado. They are predicting 4-6 total inches of rain! That’s a lot of wet drops. If you are a gambling man, I’d be studying horses that run well in sloppy conditions, but that’s just my 2 cents.
We’ve seen it before. Derby is almost always a weather event. Sometimes it pours, sometimes it snows, sometimes is 90, sometimes it is 50. It’s just the nature of the beast in the Ohio-River-Valley.
If you have two good fits and you are going to both the Oaks and the Derby wear the good one today! Tomorrow could end up looking like this: