2011 Kentucky Derby start time information can be found below so you do not miss any action from "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports". Held annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, the Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown and is almost always the most attended horse race in North America. Date: Saturday May 7, 2011Location: Chuchill Downs (Louisville, Kentucky)Television Broadcast: NBC television network (coverage begins at 5:00 p.m. EDT) Post Time of the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby: 6:24 p.m. EDTRace Type: Thoroughbred Distance: 1¼ miles (10 furlongs) Track: Dirt, Left-handedKentucky Derby Records:Winning Jockey: Both Eddie Arcaro and Bill Hartack have recorded five wins each. For Arcaro you need to travel back to 1938 (final win was in 1952) for his first of five wins and for Hartack back to 1957 (final win was in 1969).Winning Trainer: Ben A Jones worked together with jockey Eddie Arcaro spanning from 1938 to 1952 and collected a total of six wins at the Kentucky Derby.Winning Owner: Over a course of 27 years, Calumet Farm had a total of eight Derby wins (1941, 1944, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1958).Winning Length: There is a tie between two horses from the 1940s, Whirlaway and Assault. Both captured the Kentucky Derby with a margin of eight lengths (1941 for Whirlaway and 1946 for Assault).Winning Time: Probably one of the most famous horses in history, Secretariat, is the holder of this record. In 1973 he ran the Derby in 1:59:40 and is the only horse to ever run the 11/4 mile race in under two minutes. -$25 of picks FREE! No Obligation - No Credit Card Required - Becoming a member is Fast and Free!-Free Kentucky Derby 138 picks, analysis and handicapping tips updated daily in the Pregame Community.-Fan of sports betting? Enter the free $10,000 Match Marco MLB Contest and take a shot at winning anywhere from $500.00 all the way up to a Grand Prize of 10k!
Kentucky Derby 2011 Free Picks - Best Long Shots (Handicapping Video)
Marco D'Angelo and Dave Tuley from the Daily Racing Form discuss the best long shot horses in the Kentucky Derby 2011.