Saturday would have been the 146th Running of The Kentucky Derby. The race had been run 145 consecutive times but had to postpone until September 5, 2020, because of the coronavirus. For the first time in 75 years the race the race wasn’t run on the first Saturday in May.
Much better weather than when we were at the racetrack last November on the day after Thanksgiving. Winter jackets were necessity.
We were in Louisville last November because Kyla and her friends and fellow dancers at Cashel Academy of dance competed at the annual Mid-America Oireachtas that involves more than a dozen states. That meant another tourist destination was mandatory.
We thoroughly enjoyed the Louisville Slugger Museum tour the year before on a similar trip. Once inside the museum production area Kyla was handed a billet, a
No telling how many home runs Yelich might hammer with that baby.
Jennifer and Kyla were so excited that they missed the announcement by the tour guide that photos were not allowed in any part of that area of the bat production tour. Jennifer managed to get off one picture before I quietly informed her about the rule she didn’t hear due to her excitement. Luckily we weren’t noticed, embarrassed, or ejected.
Later there was more attention to Yelich, photos encouraged.
Like just about everything in America the Louisville Slugger Museum has been shut down.
Sad news as no revenue is coming in.