2020 Kentucky Derby Need-to-Know Guide

Everything you need to know for the first Saturday in… September.

All the 2020 Derby links you need…

Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky

When: Saturday, September 5

Post time: 7:01 PM ET

Purse: $3 million US

Distance: One mile and a quarter over dirt

How to watch: Fox Sports 2 will have pre-race coverage from 11 AM until 2:30 PM. NBC will take over at 2:30 PM through 7:30 PM (all times Eastern).

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, CBS Sports, Bleacher Report, America’s Best Racing, Sporting News

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.

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