HORSE RACING: Derby, Oaks moved to Labor Day weekend; other races remain up in the air

May 4, 2019; Louisville, KY, USA; Chris Landeros aboard Bodexpress (21) , Jon Court aboard Long Range Toddy (18) and Luis Saez aboard Maximum Security (7) race into the first turn during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-402986 ORIG FILE ID: 20190504_jla_ss1_210.jpg

LOUISVILLE – Officials announced the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby will be ran on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Churchill Downs.

Meanwhile, the Kentucky Oaks will be held on Friday, Sept. 4.

While the two major events have been set, the remaining Derby Week races have not been decided on at this time.

The Derby has never been canceled in its history and has ran on every first Saturday in May since 1946. This is only the third time it has been moved. The others came in 1901 and 1945.