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Thunderstorms Threatening 2012 Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs Recommends Evacuating Infield

There's some severe weather in Louisville on the day before Derby day. Pat Forde is at Churchill Downs and doesn't think this will go well:

Joe Reedy tweeted a picture of the crowd, and, well, yeah, that might not be the most cooperative bunch.

As of now, it's unclear whether or not the Kentucky Oaks is going to happen: Reedy said that there's a "weather delay," so it looks like the race will take place behind schedule. And if they do race, it'll be kinda muddy.

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