Listen to the 149th Kentucky Derby live from Churchill Downs, plus pre-race shows

149th Kentucky Derby

NBC Sports Audio (Ch. 85) on SiriusXM presents a full day of live 149th Kentucky Derby coverage on May 6, starting with a four-hour special edition of Down the Stretch at 10 am ET. A three-hour pre-race show, hosted by Steve Byk live from Churchill Downs, then begins at 2 pm ET, leading into NBC Sports’ coverage of the 149th “Run for the Roses” from 5-7:30 pm ET with Larry Collmus handling the live race calls.

149th Kentucky Derby Broadcast Schedule (all times ET)

10 am – Down the Stretch
2 pm – Pre-race Show
5 pm – Live race coverage

Post Positions for the 149th Kentucky Derby

  1. Hit Show
  2. Verifying
  3. Two Phil’s
  4. Confidence Game
  5. Tapit Trace
  6. Kingsbarns
  7. Reincarnate
  8. Mage
  9. Skinner
  10. Practical Move
  11. Disarm
  12. Jace’s Road
  13. Sun Thunder
  14. Angel of Empire
  15. Forte
  16. Raise Cain
  17. Derma Sotogake (Japan)
  18. Rocket Can
  19. Lord Miles
  20. Continuar (Japan)

The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the American Triple Crown of horse racing, historically run on the first Saturday in May. Since in 1875, this 10-furlong race runs on the dirt track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY.