The 140th run of the Kentucky Derby will happen this evening at Churchill Downs, according to a May 3 Sports Illustrated report. You can tune to watch pre-race coverage on live TV, and the Kentucky Derby will be on TV, and it is available via live stream video on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device.
While many people love to tune into the pre-race coverage to see who is attending the first of three major horse races, or to check out the amazing Kentucky Derby hats that show up on the red carpet, many others are actually interested in the races that come ahead of the Kentucky Derby. In all, there are 13 races at Churchill Downs as part of this event.
California Chrome has the best odds to win the 2014 Kentucky Derby. Could this horse also go on to win the Triple Crown this year? This horse certainly has a big buzz surrounding it. Plus, it has several big wins under its hooves already as the first major horse race approaches.
The 2014 Kentucky Derby post time is 6:24 p.m. EDT. You can tune into NBC affiliates across the U.S. to see the horses race to the finish line at Churchill Downs. The NBC coverage runs from 4 p.m. EDT to 7 p.m. EDT. You can also catch the Kentucky Derby live streaming video on the NBC Sports website if you are unable to watch on TV. No matter which way you choose to watch the race, hopefully you will enjoy a refreshing Mint Julep in celebration of the event.
After the race has finished, you can switch over to NBC Sports to watch the post race analysis. If things go as planned, the topic of conversation post race will likely be whether or not California Chrome can win the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes taking home the elusive Triple Crown this year.