2017 Kentucky Derby: Start time, live stream, TV info

Saturday May 6th, 2017

The 2017 Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Last year’s winner, Nyquist, was the favorite and won the race in 2:01.31, followed by Exaggerator and Gun Runner.

This year’s favorites are McCraken and Classic Empire, though neither is an ultra-strong favorite. 

See how to watch this year's Kentucky Derby below. 

Here is how to watch the race on Saturday:

Undercard races

​Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

TV Channel: NBC Sports Network

Live stream: Fubo TV

Kentucky Derby

Race: The race will begin at 6:46 p.m. ET

TV Channel: NBC

Live stream: Fubo TV 

Coverage: Television coverage will begin at 4 p.m. and go until 7 p.m.

Betting: Odds and favorites for the race can be found here.


Purse: $2 million

Track Distance: 1 1/4 miles (10 furlongs)

Track and Churchill Downs record: 1:59 2/5 secs, Secretariat (1973)

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