Kentucky Derby

Top online horse betting site for 2019 Kentucky Derby

The 2019 Kentucky Derby is upon us and many will be betting on the biggest horse race of the year for the first time online. Sports betting is now legal in many areas but you can always bet on the ponies at NYRABets.com. NYRABets.com and MetroBet have special offers for Derby betting, including a...

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:12am

Where to watch the Kentucky Derby in Boston

With the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo going down this weekend, it’s best to start preparing the Gatorade and Advil now. But if you prefer Mint Juleps over tequila shots, we got you covered. This is our list of the best places to watch the Kentucky Derby this weekend.  Where to watch...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:03pm

PHOTOS: Celebrities at the Kentucky Derby

Aside from the big hats and fashion moments to look for, there will be plenty of celebrities at the Kentucky Derby and related parties with their best Kentucky Derby looks on display. While many of us will be dressed to the nines at Kentucky Derby themed events, some celebrities will go all out to...

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 12:58am

What time does 2018 Kentucky Derby start? How long does it last?

Kentucky Derby day is a lot like a condensed Christmas season in that a good chunk of the fun comes in the anticipation and the pre-event pomp and circumstance. The time to open presents - aka the race - only lasts two minutes or so (yeah, these horses are FAST). So, the party beforehand is often...

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 8:15am

Where to watch the 2018 Kentucky Derby in Boston

It's a big weekend for partying as both the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo are going down this Saturday. However, if you prefer mint juleps over margaritas, we've got you covered on all the top Derby watching bashes around town. Where to watch the Kentucky Derby in Boston City Tap House...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 3:11pm

3 horses that could upset 2018 Kentucky Derby

A Bob Baffert-trained colt once again has the target on his back going into the Kentucky Derby (Saturday, 6:30 p.m., NBC). Justify, a winner of all three starts to date, including the Santa Anita Derby, is the 3-1 morning-line favorite for this year’s “Run for the Roses.” He...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 1:18pm

Here's how to live stream the Kentucky Derby

You better have your hat picked out by now because the 2018 Kentucky Derby is rapidly approaching. If the unseasonably warm weather doesn’t already have you reaching for the mint juleps, we’re guessing you’re looking forward to sipping on the crushed ice-packed coolers as you...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:05pm

The best Kentucky Derby parties in New York City

The 144th Kentucky Derby falls on the same day as Cinco de Mayo, making for an interesting mix of parties to celebrate the “most exciting two minutes in sports.” We rounded up some of the best parties leading up to the main event at 6:46 p.m.   Brooklyn...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 7:33pm

How fast do Kentucky Derby horses run?

We know that if we’re all being honest with ourselves, we’re really only at the viewing party or putting down for pricey tickets to the actual event at Churchill Downs for the mint juleps, big hats and mingling. It’s not anyone’s fault. When the event that gathers so many...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:21pm

How much does the Kentucky Derby winner get?

For most of us the Kentucky Derby is all about the experience — viewing parties and big hats, mingling and mint juleps — but for the jockeys and owners of the horses competing it’s all about that final second. They have a good reasons for being so laser-focused on the finish line...

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:11pm

Going to the Kentucky Derby? Here's why health officials want you to get theHepatitis A shot

Since November 2017, hepatitis A has infected over 300 people and killed at least three in Kentucky, and most of these cases have occurred in the Louisville area where the Kentucky Derby will take place on May 5. Michigan has reported 800 cases and at least 25 deaths, and since January, cases in...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 2:16pm

Best bets to win the 2017 Kentucky Derby

  The favorite has won the last four editions of the Kentucky Derby, but this year’s “Run for the Roses” seems very much up-for-grabs. It’s fairly easy to poke holes in the form of just about everyone, including morning-line favorite Classic Empire (who’s dealt...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:54pm

When is the 2017 Kentucky Derby?

The 2017 Kentucky Derby is just around the corner as 20 elite horses will race for the sport’s most prestigious crown. The 143rd running of the Derby will take place on Saturday, May 6 and the race will start at approximately 6:34 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Last year’s race got off a...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:44pm

What is the 2017 Kentucky Derby? (horses, post time. latest odds)

When the weather gets nice it means Derby Day isn't far. This year's fastest two minutes in sports will once again land on the first Saturday in May, the sixth, with coverage on NBCS and later NBC. The all-day affair at Churchhill Downs in Kentucky starts at noon with undercard races but...

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:27am