(Rider Miguel Mena / Photos by Holly M. Smith)

From the Churchill Downs Media Team:

MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR MIGUEL MENA SCHEDULED AFTER RACE 5 WEDNESDAY

 

What: Churchill Downs, members of the jockey colony and horsemen, along with family and friends, will pay tribute to the late jockey Miguel Mena by gathering in the Trackside Winner’s Circle for a moment of silence. The ceremony will conclude with a solemn performance of “My Old Kentucky Home” performed by bugler Steve Buttleman.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 immediately following winner’s circle ceremonies for Race 5, which is scheduled to be run at approximately 3:03 p.m. ET.

 

Where: Interested media may enter through the Executive Gate and proceed to the Trackside Winner’s Circle. Free first-come, first-serve parking is available to media and guests in the Red and White parking lots off Central Ave. and Kentucky Derby Dr.