When is the 2017 Kentucky Derby?

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Monday May 1st, 2017

The 2017 Kentucky Derby will take place on Saturday, May 6 at Churchill Downs. 

Nyquist won last year's race. American Pharoah claimed the previous year's title before winning the Triple Crown. 

The race will be televised by NBC. 

The post time for the main race is 6:34 p.m. E.T. NBC will have coverage of the day's events starting at 2:30 p.m. ET. 

Always Dreaming is the early favorite for the race. 


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