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Kentucky Derby may be delayed

What seemed inconceivable just days ago suddenly is a possibility: The Kentucky Derby may not run the first Saturday in May — the latest casualty in the coronavirus pandemic.

Rising anxiety about the spread of COVID-19 prompted Churchill Downs on Thursday to dangle the possibility of postponing the 146th running until later this year. A decision is expected closer to race day May 2. For more on this story, please go to Courier-Journal.com.