THE Kentucky Derby is back this WEEKEND for the 149th edition of the prestigious race.
Last year the race was won by 80-1 long shot Rich Strike at Churchill Downs.
The 2022 Kentucky Derby purse was a huge $3million with the winning horse's team taking home a huge $1.86million.
Jockey Sonny Leon took home 10 percent of the $1.86million prize pot.
When is the Kentucky Derby 2023?
- The Kentucky Derby will take place on Saturday, May 6.
- The post time for the race is 10:57pm GMT.
- The Kentucky Derby will be held at Churchill Downs.
Is the Kentucky Derby 2023 on TV in the UK?
- This year's Kentucky Derby is not currently being broadcast live in the UK.
- The last two editions of the race have been shown live on Sky Sports Racing.
- In the US coverage will be live on NBC from 12pm – 7.30pm ET.
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Which horses are running in the Kentucky Derby 2023?
Here are all the runners at this year's Kentucky Derby:
- Hit Show
- Two Phil's
- Confidence Game
- Tapit Trice
- Practical Move
- Jace's Road
- Sun Thunder
- Angel of Emire
- Raise Cain
- Derma Sotogake
- Rocket Can
- Lord Miles
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