The Kentucky Derby 2018 will start at 6:50 p.m. ET on Saturday, but that’s just the end of a long day of thoroughbred racing at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
Television coverage on Saturday begins at noon on NBCSN until 2:30 p.m. ET when the broadcast shifts over to NBC. Online streaming is available through NBC Sports Live Extra.
Justify is the favorite to win the first leg of the Triple Crown, but the field is full of contenders, including Magnum Moon and Mendelssohn. But Derby Day starts at 10:30 a.m. ET. Be sure to check back often throughout the day as this is updated with results.
This seven-furlong race features fillies and mares four years and older, one of three Grade I races on the day.
This Grade II race is also between fillies and mares four years and up, this one over a mile with a $300,000 purse.
This mile-long race is run on the main track between 3-year-olds.
$300,000 is up for grabs in this 1 1/16-mile race for 3-year-olds on the Matt Winn Turf Course.
Four-year-olds and up complete in a Grade II race over seven furlongs, with a $500,000 purse.
This 1⅛-mile Grade I race is on grass for 4-year-olds and older.
The 144th running of the Run for the Roses features a $1 million purse.
The Kentucky Derby schedule & results 2018
|Race 1||10:30 a.m.||Crosswalk||Honorable Treasure||Once on Whiskey|
|Race 2||11:01 a.m.||Big Gray Rocket||Gray Sky||Summer Luck|
|Race 3||11:31 a.m.||Lookin At Lee||Sonneteer||Irish Freedom|
|Race 4||12:03 p.m.||Irish Territory||Midnight Tee Time||Zero Gravity|
|Race 5||12:30 p.m.||McCraken||Behavioral Bias||Dazzling Gem|
|Humana Distaff||1:13 p.m.||American Gal||Ivy Bell||Lewis Bay|
|Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile||1:55 p.m.|
|Churchill Downs||2:45 p.m.|
|American Turf||3:37 p.m.|
|Pat Day Mile||4:28 p.m.|
|Old Forester Turf Classic||5:25 p.m.|
|Kentucky Derby||6:50 p.m.|