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  • Minding rolls home an easy winner of the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes at The Curragh.Posted 4 days ago
  • Melatonin powers home a strong winner of the Gold Cup at Santa Anita.Posted 4 days ago
  • Lord Nelson lunges late to nip Subtle Indian in the Triple Bend.Posted 4 days ago
  • By the Moon proves best in the Grade 3 Bed O' Roses at Belmont Park.Posted 4 days ago
  • Mo Tom finds a trouble free trip, and rolls home an easy Ohio Derby winner.Posted 4 days ago
  • Isabella Sings strolls to victory in Monmouth's Eatontown.Posted 4 days ago
  • Sarah Sis makes all the running as the Chicago Handicap favorite.Posted 4 days ago
  • Harzand holds off Idaho in the Irish Derby to become a dual Derby winnerPosted 5 days ago
  • Far From Over wins his return today at Belmont after more than 16 months away.Posted 5 days ago
  • Champion Untapable has been retired from racing, according to owner, Ron Winchell.Posted 10 days 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.

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Race - Post Time (ET)
1   - 10:30 AM     WPS EX DD P3
2   - 11:00 AM    
WPS EX DD P3 P4
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      
WPS EX DD
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.