Price of gas has hurt the derby, price of cars hurt the derby. i can remember when your butt hurt so bad for sitting for 6 hours to watch all the cars go through. It is still a fantastic event. I was unable to attend this years derby but I heard the stands were still packed.
Yes they need a new announcer. His son last time i checked was not god and we didn't need to hear 15 billion referals about him. It is getting old.