What channel is the Kentucky Derby airing on? TV coverage, live stream and more to watch the 2022 race
Saturday marks the 148th Kentucky Derby, the coveted first leg of the Triple Crown. The Run for the Roses presents a wide array of potential winners, with 10th position Zandon the favorite at 3-1. Early favorite Taiba suffered a blow from the draw with the fearsome No.12, who has historically underperformed.
As usual, NBC will air most of the Kentucky Derby coverage in 2022.
Just behind Zandon in the odds is Epicenter at 7-2. Epicenter will start from third position, closely followed by Messier at 8-1 (#6).
The winner of the race will take a step towards the coveted Triple Crown, horse racing’s highest honor.
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What channel is the Kentucky Derby airing on?
NBC will broadcast the 2022 Kentucky Derby and provide pre- and post-race analysis. The network will also air the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes later this year.
In Canada, the Kentucky Derby will air on TSN5.
Kentucky Derby tee time today
Coverage of the 2022 Kentucky Derby will begin at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The race, which has a start time of 6:57 p.m. ET, will be held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
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How to stream the Kentucky Derby live
The 2022 Kentucky Derby can be streamed via Peacock TV or with fuboTV, which offers a free trial for new subscribers.