Night Racing at Churchill Downs

Night racing comes to Churchill Downs on June 19, 2009.

A crowd of 28,011 attended the historic first night of racing under the lights at Churchill Downs on Friday, June 19, 2009.

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Rachel Alexandra was among the horses who tested the lights on the morning of June 15.

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Training under the lights on June 15.

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Twilight in the paddock.

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

Photo: Churchill Downs/reed Palmer Photography

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