NBC Offering 15 Live Races on Oaks, Derby Days

NBC Sports will feature 7 1/2 hours of coverage for the 149th GI Kentucky Derby, both on NBC and the NBC-owned Peacock Network on Saturday. Coverage begins at noon EDT.

Additionally, Peacock and the USA Network will offer live coverage of Friday’s GI Kentucky Oaks beginning at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Over the two days, NBC Sports will present 15 live races from Churchill Downs and for the first time, Telemundo Deportes will present coverage of the Derby, beginning Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET on Universo, and streaming on TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo app.

NBC Sports’ coverage of the Kentucky Derby features host Mike Tirico and familiar racing personalities Randy Moss, who is covering the Derby for the 43rd time; Eddie Olczyk, Matt Bernier, Ahmed Fareed, Britney Eurton, Donna Brothers, Kenny Rice, Nick Luck and race caller Larry Collmus. Eclipse Award-winner Tim Layden will narrate his essay on the 50th anniversary of Secretariat’s track record Derby win en route to his historic Triple Crown in 1973.

NBC Sports’ Oaks/Derby Full Television schedule:

Date                Time (ET)       Event,                                        Platform(s)
Fri., May 5      1 p.m.              Kentucky Oaks                           USA Network, Peacock
Sat., May 6     Noon               Kentucky Derby undercard         NBC, Peacock
3 p.m.             149th Kentucky Derby                 NBC, Peacock

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