2019 Kentucky Derby Need-to-Know Guide

All the links you need, plus one you don’t.

All the 2019 Derby links you need…

Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky

When: Saturday, May 4

Post time: 6:50 PM

Purse: $2 million

Distance: One mile and a quarter over dirt

How to watch: NBC will have televised broadcast starting at 2:30 PM EST on race day. Live stream is available via NBC Sports Live Extra, but a cable subscription is required. Twinspires.com will stream the race; an account 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!)

Picks worth pondering: Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Sports Illustrated

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.

…plus one you don’t.

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