• Dortmund romps home a winner in the Native Diver.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Commissioner much the best in the Hawthorne Gold Cup.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Chiropractor edges March for a Hollywood Derby win at 14-1.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Airoforce takes to the dirt in a big way, pulling away to win the Kentucky Jockey Club.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Carina Mia turns back Stageplay in the Golden Rod.Posted 7 hours ago
  • Tonalist with a late rush to just get up in the Cigar Mile!Posted 8 hours ago
  • Forever Unbridled outduels Carrumba to the wire in the Comely.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Mohaymen an impressive winner of Aqueduct's nine furlong Remsen.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Lewis Bay runs to her odds in the Demoiselle.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Midnight Storm proves best in the Seabiscuit on the Del Mar turf.Posted 1 day ago

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Post time for the Kentucky Derby will be 6:24 p.m. ET. on Saturday, May 5.

Kentucky Oaks post time is 5:54 p.m. Friday, May 4.

Churchill Downs is once again offering the super-popular Oaks/Derby Double in 2012, as well as a new Oaks/Woodford Reserve Turf Classic/Derby P3!   

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Race - Post Time (ET)
1   - 10:30 AM     WPS EX DD P3
2   - 11:00 AM    
3   - 11:30 AM     WPS EX DD P3
4   - 12:04 PM     WPS EX DD P3 P4
5   - 12:38 PM     WPS EX DD P3
6   - 1:19 PM       WPS EX DD P3 P6
7   - 2:08 PM       WPS EX DD P3 P5
8   - 2:59 PM       WPS EX DD P3 P4
9   - 3:51 PM       WPS EX DD P3
10 - 4:46 PM       WPS EX DD P3 P4 (Woodford Reserve)
11 - 6:24 PM      
WPS EX DD P3 SH5  O/DD O/W/D P3   (Kentucky Derby)
12 - 7:20 PM      
13 - 7:50 PM       WPS EX

Note: Trifecta and Superfecta wagering on all races that qualify under Kentucky statutes.  Daily Double, Pick 3 and Super High-5 are $1 minimum straight bets.  Pick 4 wagers are $.50 minimum straight bets.  The Pick 6 is a $2 minimum wager.