What channel is the Kentucky Derby on? TV coverage, live stream & more to watch 2022 race

Saturday marks the 148th Kentucky Derby, the coveted first leg of the Triple Crown. The Run for the Roses features a deep field of potential winners, with the 10th post Zandon sitting as the odds-on favorite at 3-1. One of the early favorites, Taiba, suffered a hit from the post draw with the dreaded No. 12, which has underperformed historically.

As usual, NBC will be carrying most of the Kentucky Derby coverage in 2022. 

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Right behind Zandon in the odds is Epicenter at 7-2. Epicenter will be starting from the third position, followed closely by Messier at 8-1 odds (No. 6).

The winner of the race will take a step toward the coveted Triple Crown, horse racing’s highest honor.

What channel is the Kentucky Derby on?

NBC will broadcast the 2022 Kentucky Derby and provide analysis both before and after the race. The network will also broadcast the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes later this year.

In Canada, the Kentucky Derby will be broadcast on TSN5.

Kentucky Derby post time today

Coverage of the 2022 Kentucky Derby will begin at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The race, which has a post time of 6:57 p.m. E.T., will be held at 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.

Kentucky Derby horses 2021

Post position Horse Odds
1 Mo Donegal 10-1
2 Happy Jack 30-1
3 Epicenter 7-2
4 Summer is Tomorrow 30-1
5 Smile Happy 20-1
6 Messier 8-1
7 Crown Pride 20-1
8 Charge It 20-1
9 Tiz The Bomb 30-1
10 Zandon 3-1
11 Pioneer of Medina 30-1
12 Taiba 12-1
13 Simplification 20-1
14 Barber Road 30-1
15 White Abarrio 10-1
16 Cyberknife 20-1
17 Classic Causeway 30-1
18 Tawny Port 30-1
19 Zozos 20-1
20 Ethereal Road 30-1


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