Churchill Downs Announces New Derby Week Entry, Security Procedures

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Derby fans will be greeted by major changes to entry and security procedures at Churchill Downs.

They include a new Paddock Gate that replaces gates 1 and 17 on the front side.   

All fans will walk through metal detectors, and they will scan their ticket at a new self-scanning entry turnstile.  

 The prohibited items list includes coolers, umbrellas, weapons and alcohol.

Watch a video detailing the entry and security changes:

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