The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place Saturday evening. Dubbed the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” the race from Churchill Downs is slated to start at 6:24 pm ET and can be seen on NBC.
Coverage of the race will start on NBC at 4 pm and continue until 7 pm with post race coverage.
The favorite entering the race was Orb who opened as a 7/2 favorite but two other horses (Verrazano, Goldencents) also have odds of 5/1 or better.
Weather conditions at the track have made Revolutionary, who opened with 10/1 odds, a favorite as the race approaches.
|2||Oxbow||Gary Stevens||D. Wayne Lukas||30/1|
|3||Revolutionary||Calvin Borel||Todd Pletcher||10/1|
|4||Golden Soul||Robby Albarado||Dallas Stewart||50/1|
|5||Normandy Invasion||Javier Castellano||Chad Brown||12/1|
|6||Mylute||Rosie Napravnik||Tom Amoss||15/1|
|7||Giant Finish||Jose Espinosa||Tony Dutrow||50/1|
|8||Goldencents||Kevin Krigger||Doug O’Neill||5/1|
|9||Overanalyze||Rafael Bejarano||Todd Pletcher||15/1|
|10||Palace Malice||Mike Smith||Todd Pletcher||20/1|
|11||Lines of Battle||Ryan Moore||Aidan O’Brien||30/1|
|12||Itsmyluckyday||Elvis Trujillo||Edward Plesa, Jr.||15/1|
|13||Falling Sky||Luis Saez||John Terranova||50/1|
|14||Verrazano||John Velazquez||Todd Pletcher||4/1|
|15||Charming Kitten||Edgar Prado||Todd Pletcher||20/1|
|16||Orb||Joel Rosario||Shug McGaughey||7/2|
|17||Will Take Charge||Jon Court||D. Wayne Lukas||20/1|
|18||Frac Daddy||Victor Lebron||Ken McPeek||50/1|
|19||Java’s War||Julian Leparoux||Ken McPeek||15/1|
|20||Vyjack||Garrett Gomez||Rudy Rodriguez||15/1|
* – Scratched