It's not the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), but handicappers will have the opportunity for plenty of action May 5 when Churchill Downs continues its spring meet with a pick six carryover of $268,246.
The "Spring Meet of Champions" features free admission on weekdays. The price of admission on weekends and holidays is $2 ($1 for seniors), but members of Churchill Downs' Twin Spires Club get in free with a valid membership card. Because of the resumption of the renovation work, access to the track will be available only through Gate 1, which is located adjacent to the Kentucky Derby Museum off Central Avenue.
Portions of the renovated clubhouse that were open during Kentucky Derby week will be closed for the remaining 46 days of the meet. Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville OTB will be open through the remainder of meet, which concludes July 5. Admission policies and prices for Trackside Louisville are the same as those at Churchill Downs.