Churchill Downs Spring Meet goes on despite severe weather

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 28, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 29 at 12:02 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- People gathered at Churchill Downs Saturday for opening night of the Spring Meet. 

Despite heavy thunderstorms that caused delays and forced people inside to take cover, the night went on as planned.

Horse racing started at 6 p.m. on Saturday with live entertainment and music.

While there was a brief delay for weather, the racing started up again around 8:45 p.m.

The last post was scheduled for 11:10 p.m.

Admission was just $10.

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