147th Running of the 2021 Kentucky Derby Set with 19 Horses


Churchill Downs, KY (OnFocus) – 19 horses are set to run in the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, set for Saturday afternoon. The day of races begins at 9:30 am central, with the premier event in horse racing, the Kentucky Derby, set for 5:57 pm central.

1 Known Agenda 11-1 Bet Now
2 Like the King 52-1 Bet Now
3 Brooklyn Strong 41-1 Bet Now
4 Keepmeinmind 47-1 Bet Now
5 Sainthood 37-1 Bet Now
6 O Besos 39-1 Bet Now
7 Mandaloun 29-1 Bet Now
8 Medina Spirit 12-1 Bet Now
9 Hot Rod Charlie 6-1 Bet Now
10 Midnight Bourbon 13-1 Bet Now
11 Dynamic One 39-1 Bet Now
12 Helium 40-1 Bet Now
13 Hidden Stash 35-1 Bet Now
14 Essential Quality 5-2 Bet Now
15 Rock Your World 9-2 Bet Now
16 King Fury SCR Bet Now
17 Highly Motivated 11-1 Bet Now
18 Super Stock 29-1 Bet Now
19 Soup and Sandwich 24-1 Bet Now
20 Bourbonic 28-1 Bet Now

2021 Derby Day Schedule

Race 1 10:30am
Race 2 11:01am
Race 3 11:31am
NBCSN Coverage Begins 12:00pm
Race 4 12:04pm
Race 5 12:36pm
Race 6 1:14pm
Race 7 1:56pm
NBC Coverage Begins 2:30pm
Race 8 2:48pm
Race 9 3:40pm
Race 10 4:31pm
Race 11 – Old Forester Turf Classic 5:27pm
Watch the Track as the Kentucky Derby Contenders and their Connections walk from their barn to the Paddock, in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Race Approximately 6:09pm
Listen for the “Riders Up” call as the jockey’s are instructed to mount their horses, and take to the track. Approximately 6:37pm
Sing “My Old Kentucky Home” with  fellow Kentucky Derby Fans Approximately 6:39pm

Race 12 – Watch “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve


Cheer as the Kentucky Derby Winning Horse is draped with a Garland of Roses and the Winning Connections are presented with the Kentucky Derby Trophy. Immediately following the Kentucky Derby Race
G.H.Mumm Champagne Spray in the Kentucky Derby Winner’s Circle Approximately 7:15pm
Race 13 7:55pm
Race 14 8:30pm

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]