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Churchill changes training policy

Updated: April 16, 2010, 2:12 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Churchill Downs is making a slight alteration to its morning training protocol to give preference to prospects for the 136th Kentucky Derby and Oaks while also hoping to utilize their new permanent lighting system during pre-dawn hours.

Starting Saturday, only Derby and Oaks horses will be allowed to train during a window of about 15 minutes when the track reopens for training after the regularly scheduled harrow break, which typically ends at about 8:30 a.m. Eastern. ...

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