The road to the Triple Crown begins Saturday at The Kentucky Derby. NBC will air a record live five-hour Kentucky Derby Day telecast beginning at 2:30 pm on Saturday. Live coverage of Derby Day begins at Noon ET on CNBC.
“NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby features hosts Bob Costas, a 27-time Emmy Award-winner, and Mike Tirico, in his first Triple Crown assignment; analysts Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey, the Hall of Fame jockey and two-time Kentucky Derby winner; NBCSN host Krista Voda; analysts/handicappers Bob Neumeier and Eddie Olczyk; reporters Donna Brothers, Carolyn Manno,Laffit Pincay, III, and Kenny Rice; and race caller Larry Collmus,” according to an NBC press release.
Kentucky Derby Post Positions completed (from NBC May 3 press release)
|Gate 1||Lookin at Lee||30-1|
|Gate 2||Thunder Snow (IRE)||20-1|
|Gate 3||Fast and Accurate||50-1|
|Gate 5||Always Dreaming||5-1|
|Gate 6||State of Honor||30-1|
|Gate 11||Battle of Midway||30-1|
|Gate 13||J Boys Echo||20-1|
|Gate 14||Classic Empire||4-1|
|Gate 17||Irish War Cry||6-1|
|Gate 19||Practical Joke||20-1|
Photo by: NBCUniversal