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  • Cupid (7-1) makes a winning comeback in the Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Illuminant (8-5) sneaks up the rail to capture the Grade 2 Monrovia.Posted 4 hours ago
  • Cowboy Culture (5-2) is the clear victor in the Grade 3 Arlington Classic.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Lady Eli (3-5) keeps Goodyearforroses at bay to win the Grade 1 Gamely.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Finley'sluckycharm (1-5) runs away with the Grade 3 Winning Colors.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Stormy Liberal (1-2) continues downhill turf success in the Grade 3 Daytona.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Starship Jubilee (10-1) rallies to Grade 2 Nassau win.Posted 6 hours ago
  • The breeding rights to Classic Empire have been acquired by Coolmore.Posted 4 days ago
  • Cloud Computing (13-1) edges a game Classic Empire in the Preakness.Posted 7 days ago
  • World Approval (5-2) whistles home a big winner in the Dixie.Posted 7 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.