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144th Kentucky Derby 2018 Live Stream

The Kentucky Oaks is the sister race to the Kentucky Derby, and takes place the day before on Friday, May 4 Here’s how you can watch online

2018 Kentucky Oaks Live Stream: Watch 144th Derby Horse Racing Online

Here’s how you can watch the 2018 Kentucky Oaks online or by live stream


Date: Friday, May 4
Start Time: 6:12 pm ET
Location: Louisville, KY
Venue: Churchill Downs

Live Stream: NBC Sports with cable log-in; livestreamingtv with free seven-day trial

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Like the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky Oaks is available to stream courtesy of NBC Sports But given the race is but mere minutes, what the really means is you can stream all the related proceedings: The parades, the undercard races, the extensive hat coverage

Kentucky Oaks coverage on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app starts at 12 pm ET on Friday, May 4 with the undercard races and the official Oaks program beings at 5 pm ET The post time for the Oaks is 6:12 pm, and the program is anticipated to end at 6:30 pm ET You can also watch the day’s events through the FuboTV — available for free with a seven-day trial

TSN is set to deliver the two greatest minutes in sports as the network provides comprehensive live coverage of the 144th KENTUCKY DERBY, the first race in the American Triple Crown series, on Saturday, May 5 at 4 pm ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Following the KENTUCKY DERBY, TSN heads to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore for the PREAKNESS STAKES on May 19, followed by the BELMONT STAKES from Belmont Park in Elmont, New York on June 9 TSN’s complete 2018 horse racing broadcast schedule is available here

The action begins with live coverage of KENTUCKY OAKS, the stakes race for the top three-year-old thoroughbred fillies on Friday, May 4 at 12 noon ET on TSN2, and continues on Saturday as the top three-year-old thoroughbreds hit the racetrack to vie for the coveted KENTUCKY DERBY title, the first stop on their quest to capture the American Triple Crown

Headlining the 20-horse field at this year’s KENTUCKY DERBY is Justify, a best-odds colt with five-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Bob Baffert in his corner Baffert’s accomplishments include a Triple Crown victory in 2015 with American Pharaoh Also in the hunt is Canadian-born Flameaway with trainer Mark Casse

American thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious series continues on TSN with comprehensive coverage of the 143rd PREAKNESS STAKES, before culminating with the final and most demanding leg, the 15-mile BELMONT STAKES This final “Test of Champions” is the oldest of the three races, having first run in 1867

TSN’s American Triple Crown coverage is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers via TSNca and the TSN GO app

The Kentucky Oaks are a beloved event in the horse racing community A race dedicated — and exclusive — to three-year-old fillies, guests wear pink to raise awareness and money for disease that disproportionately affect women (It should be said that fillies — young female horses — can race in the Derby with the boys, and some have done so and won, the Derby is a race dominated by colts

Friday’s race is considered by many to be an opener for the Kentucky Derby and guests to the Derby will find it slightly more cost-efficient to buy tickets for both days and make a whole day out of it