While the horses blaze down the track in Kentucky, MLS will contribute to the sporting calendar with eight games on Saturday.
Here’s a look at the schedule
Saturday, May 1
New York Red Bulls at D.C. United, TeleFutura, 4 p.m.
FC Dallas at New England Revolution, 7:30 p.m.
Kansas City Wizards at Houston Dynamo FSC, 8:30 p.m.
Chivas USA at Chicago Fire, 8:30 p.m.
Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m.
Colorado Rapids at San Jose Earthquakes, 10 p.m.
Philadelphia Union at Los Angeles Galaxy, 10:30 p.m.
Columbus Crew at Seattle Sounders FC, 10:30 p.m.
Here’s the latest table:
D.C. United grabs U.S. Open Cup win
United picked up its first victory of the season in a 4-2 win over FC Dallas Wednesday night in the nation’s capital.
Adam Cristman scored twice while teen-ager Andy Najar added a goal and an assist in the victory.
Here’s the schedule for this year’s tournament:
July 14- Game 1: Venue TBD – Boston/Foxborough , Mass.; Game 2: Toyota Park.
July 15 – Game 3: Robertson Stadium; Game 4: Home Depot Center.
July 17 – Game 5, Game 6: Toyota Park.
July 18 – Game 7, Game 8: Robertson Stadium.
July 20 – Game 9: Venue TBD; Game 10 — Toyota Park.
July 21 – Game 11: Robertson Stadium; Game 12: Home Depot Center.
August – Semifinals and finals, dates and venues TBD.
Chicago, Houston, Chivas USA and New England will be the MLS teams involved while the Mexican clubs will be determined at the end of their season.