The 141st Kentucky Derby will be run Saturday at Churchill Downs. The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The race is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds with a length of one and a quarter miles (2 km) at Churchill Downs. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kilograms) and fillies 121 pounds (55 kilograms)
It is sure to be another dramatic edition of “the most exciting two minutes in sports.”
If you’re planning a Kentucky Derby party, here’s a everything you need to know to make sure you don’t miss a thing.
WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 2015. 6:44 p.m. ET
WHERE: Churchill Downs, Louisville.
Gates open: 8 a.m.
Post times: Race 1 (10:30 a.m), Race 2 (11:01 a.m.), Race 3 (11:31 a.m.), Race 4 (12:04 p.m.)
Kentucky Derby post time: 6:40 p.m.
Kentucky Derby race time: 6:44 p.m.
HOW TO WATCH:
Kentucky Derby prep, NBC Sports Network, 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Kentucky Derby coverage, NBC, 4:00-7:30 p.m.