How to Watch Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is the most popular horse racing event of the year, taking place at Churchill Downs every year. The race, which is also known as “The most exciting two minutes in sports,” takes place on the first Saturday in May, and this year will be the 144th time the race has taken place. Today we will provide you with all you need to know on how to watch Kentucky Derby and how to bet on the big race to enjoy Kentucky Derby online betting.

The Kentucky Derby usually consists of 20 horses. Last year, the “Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby” opened up a way for Japanese based horses to participate in the event. This year, European based horses were also given a chance to participate in the event with the “European Road to the Kentucky Derby.”

When Will The 2018 Kentucky Derby Take Place?

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So you plan to bet on the Kentucky Derby but first you need to know how to watch Kentucky Derby racing events before doing so. The Kentucky Derby is held on the first Saturday in May, which is going to be May 5 this year. The Derby, which is the first leg of the Triple Crown of racing, will be followed by the Preakness Stakes on May 19, then the Belmont Stakes on June 9.

What Time Does The Kentucky Derby Start?

The Kentucky Derby is scheduled to start at 6:46 PM ET.

Is The Kentucky Derby Televised?

NBC has the television rights to the Kentucky Derby in the United States, and their coverage starts at 2 PM until after the race is over. You can also watch it on NBC Sports Network, which begins their coverage of the event the Thursday before the race, allowing viewers to watch the Kentucky Oaks (Race involving three-year-old fillies) on Friday and the Kentucky Derby Undercard on Saturday.

You can also watch it online at, or through the NBC app.

Previous Winner

Last year, Always Dreaming won the Kentucky Derby after entering the race with the fifth best odds. This year, Bolt d’Oro and Good Magic are the favorites, but neither horse has dominated their opponents this year.

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