Get your ridiculous hats and mint juleps ready – Derby Day is almost here. The 145th run of the Kentucky Derby takes place on Saturday, May 4 ̵1; and the world's best horses have already for the race.
Last year, Justify Kentucky Derby won just the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown after claiming wins at the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. For this year's Derby, Omaha Beach, Game Winner, Improbable, Maximum Security and Roadster are the favorites. Here's what you need to know to watch Run for the Roses.
How to look at the Kentucky Derby
- Date: Saturday, May 4
- Post time: 6:50 pm ET
- Location: Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky
- TV: NBC
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will have live streams in Derby. To stream the competition online, you must sign in with a pay-TV account. If you do not have a pay-TV subscription, you can stream the race with a live TV streaming service.
Cable TV cable mowers have a number of options to watch the Derby on NBC. However, to see NBC's coverage, you must ensure that the service carries your local NBC station.
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Sling TV ($ 25)
Sling TV's $ 25-a-month Blue package includes NBC. You can check if you live in the right market for a live flow of NBC here.
Look at Sling TV
FuboTV ($ 45)
FuboTV costs $ 45 per month and includes NBC. See if FOCOTV
Hulu with Live TV ($ 45)
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 45 per month and includes NBC. Click the "Show all channels in your area" link on their welcome page to see if a live stream of NBC is offered in your zip code.
Watch Hulu with Live TV
PlayStation Vue ($ 45)
PlayStation's $ 45 month access plan includes NBC. You can see if a live flow of NBC is available in your area here.
Watch PlayStation Vue
YouTube TV ($ 50)
YouTube TV costs $ 50 a month and includes NBC. Connect your zip code to their welcome page to see if a live flow of NBC is available where you live.
Watch YouTube TV
DirecTV Now ($ 50)
DirecTV Now the Plus package is $ 50 a month plus NBC. You can use its channel search tool to see if you get a NBC live stream in your zip code.
Look at DirecTV Now
All live TV streaming services above offer free testing, let you cancel at any time and require a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our massive streaming service guide.
Kentucky Derby 2019: Additional Coverage
This story was originally published on April 25, 2019.
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