Kentucky Derby Betting
When is the Kentucky Derby?
The 144th Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, May 5th, 2018
Where is the Kentucky Derby?
The Derby is raced at Churchill Downs Racecourse in Louisville, Kentucky
Where can I watch the Kentucky Derby?
Watch the Kentucky Derby Betting live on TV with NBC at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Ready to bet the Kentucky Derby?
Kentucky Derby Betting is one of the most entertaining traditions in North America. From small bets between friends in pubs to big money horse bets at offtrack horse betting parlours, placing a wager on the Race for the Roses is a great way to increase the entertainment value for horse racing fans. The Kentucky Derby is the most famous graded stake shorse race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses and it takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. Capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival, the Race for the Roses currently covers one and one-quarter miles (2.012 km) at Churchill Downs; colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kg), fillies 121 pounds (55 kg).
Known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate time length, the Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Horse Racing in the United States. It typically draws around 155,000 fans.The Kentucky Derby is one of the crown jewels of the elusive Triple Crown which includes the Belmont Stakes located at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York and the Preakness Stakes which is located at Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland.
Check out the Kentucky Derby Prep Race Schedule
|Result||Purse of $2,180,000|
|May 4||4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Classic Horse Racing: Kentucky Derby||NBCSN|
|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm||2016 Kentucky Derby Post-Position Draw||NBCSN|
|May 4||4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Kentucky Derby Classics||NBCSN|
|5:00 pm - 5:30 pm||Kentucky Derby Access||NBCSN|
|May 5||8:00 am - 10:00 am||Derby Countdown Show||HRRN|
|9:30 am||Kentucky Oaks Day Coverage||HRTV|
|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Derby Classics||NBCSN|
|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm||2018 Kentucky Oaks||NBCSN|
|May 6||9:30 am||Kentucky Derby Day Coverage||HRTV|
|11:00 am - 4:00 p.m||Kentucky Derby Undercard||NBCSN|
|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Access at the Kentucky Derby / Red Carpet Special||NBC|
|5:00 pm - 7:00 pm||2018 Kentucky Derby||NBC Sports|
|7:00 pm - 8:00 pm||Kentucky Derby Post Show||NBCSN|
|*All times and dates are subject to change|
|6||1:19||NBCSN||G3-Twin Spires Sprint||4up||5.0||Turf|
|7||2:08||NBCSN||G1-Humana Distaff||4up, f&m||7.0||Dirt|
|8||2:59||NBCSN||G2-Churchill Distaff Turf Mile||4up, f&m||8.0||Turf|
|10||4:46||NBC||G1-Woodford Turf Classic||4up||9.0||Turf|