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Kentucky Derby

The first Saturday in May puts the spotlight squarely on the Sport Of Kings as Churchill Downs

Kentucky Derby > Thoroughbred Betting

RaceTrack Info:
Churchill Downs

Course Type:

1 1/4 miles (10 furlongs)


The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The race is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds with a length of one and a quarter miles (2 km) at Churchill Downs. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kilograms) and fillies 121 pounds (55 kilograms).