Question: What time does the 2013 Kentucky Derby start?
Answer: This years Kentucky Derby which takes place on Saturday, May 4 has a Post Time scheduled for 6:24 pm (18:24) Eastern Time.
This is the approximate race start time and may change slightly on the day as a result of any possible delays.
As is tradition, the Grade 1 horse race will be run over the 10 furlong (1 1/4 mile) dirt course at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
US television coverage begins on the Saturday at 4:00 pm (16:00) ET on NBCSN with the broadcast finishing at 7:00 pm (19:00).