Kentucky Derby 2017 Post Time, TV Schedule and Race Live Stream
The post draw for the Kentucky Derby 2017 finally set the field for the 143rd annual kickoff for the Triple Crown season.
After entering the week as a 4–1 favorite, per OddsShark, Always Dreaming will line up in the №5 post and start at 5–1 to win in Louisville.
Classic Empire, the horse right behind Always Dreaming coming into the week, drew the №14 post and is now sitting at 4–1.
The oddsmakers have seemingly turned this into a four-horse field, with №17 post Irish War Cry (6–1) and №15 McCraken (5–1) coming in as the only other favorites better than 10–1.
2017 Kentucky Derby Info
Post Time: Saturday, May 6 at 6:34 p.m. ET
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live
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The 2017 Kentucky Derby will be the 143rd annual Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
The race, dubbed “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports,” will be held on Saturday, May 6, and will feature a 20-hourse field competing for a $2 million winning purse.
When is the 2017 Kentucky Derby Live?
The Kentucky Derby is always held on the first Saturday in May. This year, it falls on May 6 and the Kentucky Oaks will run earlier that day.
What time is the Kentucky Derby?
Post time for the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for 6:34 p.m. ET. The actual race is scheduled to start at 6:46 p.m. and will only last about two minutes or so.
What TV channel is the Kentucky Derby on?
You can watch the Kentucky Derby on NBC’s over-the-air TV broadcast. Check your local listings, or find out what channel NBC is for your cable/satellite systems here.
ow to watch pre-race coverage
NBC will provide TV coverage from 2:30–7:20 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Network will broadcast Derby Access from 4–6 p.m.
How to Kentucky Derby Live
The Kentucky Derby will be streamed online this year via NBC Sports Live Extra or through the NBC Sports app.