All the links you need, plus one you don’t.
All the 2017 Derby links you need…
Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky
When: Saturday, May 6
Post time: 6:34 PM ET
Purse: $2 million
Distance: A mile and a quarter over dirt; sloppy track expected
TV: 2:30 PM – 7:20 PM ET on NBC
Live stream: NBC Sports Live Extra: undercard starts at noon ET (cable subscription is required)
Stats: For details about each horse, including racing history, pedigree, post position and photos, check out KentuckyDerby.com. For the quick and dirty guide, check out our field preview (and vote in our poll!)
Online Betting: If you’re looking to up the ante, a variety of online betting sites are at your service. We recommend Twinspires.com for ease of use – it has all the bells and whistles for experienced bettors, but it’s simple enough for novices to use as well. Brisnet.com is another useful resource. Gamble responsibly.
…and one you don’t.
(From here on out, I am to be referred to as “King Henry the Risk.” Sounds pretty accurate, actually.)