Kentucky Derby Start Time

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Kentucky Derby Start Time

If you want to know what time the 2010 Kentucky Derby starts or what the current field looks like, we have everything you need below:

What: 136th running of the Kentucky Derby
When: Saturday, May 1, 2010
Where: Churchill Downs Louisville, KY 40214
General Admission Ticket Price: $40.00
Gates open: 8:00am EST
Post Time: 6:14pm EST (Race #11)
Broadcast: NBC Television Network
Coverage Start Time: 5:00pm EST

Kentucky Derby Facts and Tidbits:

-The biggest "longshot" was in 1913 when  Donerail paid out at 91.45-1 odds.
-The highest attendance ever was in 1974 with 163,628 people (2009 was 153,563).
-An "official" Mint Julip at the Kentucky Derby is made with "Early Times" whiskey.
-New York sports columnist Bill Corum coined the phrase "Run for the Roses".

2010 Kentucky Derby Lineup and odds:

Horse Jockey Weight 
Lookin At Lucky Garrett Gomez 126 3-1
Ice Box Jose Lezcano 126 10-1
Noble's Promise Willie Martinez 126 12-1
Super Saver Calvin Borel 126 15-1
Line of David Rafael Bejarano 126 30-1
Stately Victor Alan Garcia 126 30-1
American Lion David Flores 126 30-1
Dean's Kitten Robby Albarado 126 50-1
Make Music For Me Joel Rosario 126 50-1
Paddy O'Prado Kent Desormeaux 126 20-1
Devil May Care John Velazquez 121 10-1
Conveyance Martin Garcia 126 12-1
Jackson Bend Mike Smith 126 15-1
Mission Impazible Rajiv Maragh 126 20-1
Discreetly Mine Javier Castellano 126 30-1
Awesome Act Julien Leparoux 126 10-1
Dublin Terry Thompson 126 12-1
Backtalk Miguel Mena 126 50-1
Homeboykris Ramon Dominguez 126 50-1
Sidney's Candy Joe Talamo 126 5-1

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  • Saturday

    • HRTV: "Pursuit of the Crown" live from Churchill Downs, 9:30-10:30 a.m. ET

    • HRTV: Live coverage from Churchill Downs, 10:30 a.m. ET

    • ESPN: Today at the Kentucky Derby, 12-3 p.m. ET (high definition)

    • ESPN: The Kentucky Derby Special, 3-5 p.m. ET (high definition)

    • NBC: NBC Coverage of Kentucky Derby 135, 4-7 p.m. ET (high definition)

  • Date, time etc correct but Sunday messed up. Thanks.

  • Derby is actually Saturday May 1,2010