The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby kicks off this year's Triple Crown of horse racing Saturday, May 4, on NBC.
Omaha Beach, the 4-1 early favorite for this year's Run for the Roses, scratched recently due to breathing problems.
Double Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert, whose Justify and American Pharaoh both earned the sport's top prize in past years, has three contenders at Churchill Downs this year: Game Winner, Roadster and Improbable.
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NBC 6's coverage on Saturday begins at 2:30 p.m. ET and the race is set to start around 6:50 p.m. ET. You can watch it all live at home or on the go via NBC Live.
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