2021 Kentucky Derby Preview Guide: Horses, Post Time, Bet Picks, & Predictions

Last Updated: May 1, 2021

Here’s The Game Day’s 2021 Kentucky Derby Preview, Bet Guide, & Predictions will help you get on the track to making your favorite horse racing bets. The 147th Kentucky Derby is set to start Saturday, May 1, at 6:50 p.m. ET at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Read our schedule and picks to help you get ready for the big race.

2021 Kentucky Derby Bet Preview & Guide

2021 Kentucky Derby Schedule: How To Watch

2021 Kentucky Derby Race Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

  • Coverage begins on NBC Sports at 12:30 p.m. ET.
  • 2021 Kentucky Derby race will start at 6:44 p.m.

2020 Kentucky Derby Results

The 2020 Kentucky Derby took place in November due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Authentic won the 2020 Run For The Roses in upset fashion, holding off pre-race favorite Tiz The Law down the stretch. Authentic went into the 2020 Derby with just 8-1 odds, cashing the bettors that took the risk on him.

2021 Kentucky Derby Bet Preview & Guide

Nov 6, 2020; Lexington, KY, USA; Essential Quality’s jockey Luis Saez says a prayer after winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile race during the 37th Breeders Cup World Championship at Keeneland Race Track. Mandatory Credit: Arden Barnes-USA TODAY Sports


2021 Kentucky Derby Horses Post Positions

  1. Known Agenda
  2. Like The King
  3. Brooklyn Strong
  4. Keepmeinmind
  5. Sainthood
  6. O Besos
  7. Mandaloun
  8. Medina Spirit
  9. Hot Rod Charlie
  10. Midnight Bourbon
  11. Dynamic One
  12. Helium
  13. Hidden Stash
  14. Essential Quality
  15. Rock Your World
  16. King Fury
  17. Highly Motivated
  18. Super Stock
  19. Soup and Sandwich
  20. Bourbonic

2021 Kentucky Derby Bet Picks

How To Bet The 2021 Kentucky Derby


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