Infield remains infamous at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - The infield at Churchill Downs is infamous. It's known as a lawless land where many lose money betting on horse races.

Just like the crowd In the grandstands, there are plenty of big hats among the people in the infield.

You can get food, but that's not the big seller. Signature drinks like the mint julep and the filly are the headliners and the downfall of many infield attendees.

"Oh my God they're delicious. We need to have twelve a day," said a spectator.

Here's some advice: do not have twelve a day. New restrictions forced some people to get creative when it came to sneaking in their drink of choice.

With a long weekend ahead, many of the people at Churchill Downs say they plan to pace themselves.


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