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Rain enters Derby day forecast

Updated: May 1, 2013, 11:36 PM ET
By Jack Shinar | Bloodhorse

This year's Kentucky Derby is fast approaching, but rain could also be on the way for Saturday's event at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

As of 9 p.m. on Wednesday, weather.com was calling for a 40 percent chance of showers Saturday, increasing to a 60 percent chance in the evening. The Kentucky Derby will be run at approximately 6:24 p.m. ET.

Highs are expected to be in the low 60s with lows in the mid-50s.

Weather.com reports that a lumbering low-level pressure ...

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