Hot dogs and mint juleps aside, a day at the Downs can still be good for your health. Here’s how to enjoy it — and still get in 12,000 steps!
Though a day at the Kentucky Derby might take a toll on many things — your wallet, diet and SPF usage, to name a few — there’s still plenty that can be good for your health.
This led us to wonder what kind of sweat equity you can expect from one of the city’s biggest days of the year. Our reporter walked and walked and walked … and walked some more … to evaluate just how many steps and calories the average infielder is earning and burning during a day at the Downs. You might be surprised what the data says.