Churchill Downs will allow 23,000 fans at 2020 Kentucky Derby, shuts down infield – Courier Journal
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Churchill Downs officials announced Wednesday a 62-page operations plan that will limit attendance for the Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby to less than 23,000 guests.
The plan includes no general admission, and the infield will be closed. Pre-purchased general admission tickets will be refunded. Reserved seating will be limited to a maximum of 40% occupancy. Standing-room-only tickets have been eliminated.
A crowd of 23,000 would be about 13.5% of the record 170,513 that attended …