The 2011 Kentucky Derby, which is easily the biggest horse racing event of the year, is set to take place on Saturday. The 137th edition of the event promises to be one of its best, as a new crop of three-year olds take the racetrack at Churchill Downs looking to begin their race to the Triple Crown. The winner of this race will immediately be one of the favorites to win the Preakness Stakes in Pimlico in two weeks.
Here is all the information you need to know about this year's race.
Post time: The post time for the 2011 Kentucky Derby is currently scheduled for 6:24 p.m. Of course, that is subject to change.
TV schedule: The broadcast window begins at 4 p.m. on NBC. If you're looking for wall-to-wall coverage of the race, Versus has you covered starting at 11 a.m. You can also watch the Kentucky Derby online on NBC's web site.
Odds: Here are the latest Kentucky Derby odds. Contender Uncle Mo has pulled out with an injury, leaving Dialed In as the overwhelming favorite.
Betting: Here's a guide to betting well on the 2011 Kentucky Derby.
The 2011 Kentucky Derby post time is at 6:24 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, May 7th and SB Nation has everything you need to prepare for it - current Derby odds, contender profiles, field updates and more. You can find all of that and more at our 2011 Kentucky Derby StoryStream. Also, our horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come has two must-read resources for Derby fans:A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.