How To Watch Or Stream The 2022 Kentucky Derby

May 6, 2022, 1:22 PM | Updated: 1:25 pm
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The 148th edition of the Kentucky Derby will take place at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2022. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The first Saturday in May always means one thing on the sports calendar, the Kentucky Derby.

Saturday, May 7th, marks the 148th running at Churchill Downs. Often referred to as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports,” you can watch the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown on KSL 5 TV.

Here are all the nitty-gritty details on how you can watch or stream this year’s run for the roses.

2022 Kentucky Derby (148th Edition)

Where: Churchill Downs

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

When: Saturday, May 7th, coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. (MT) on NBC.

Kentucky Derby: How To Watch

TV: KSL 5 TV (NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City)

How To Stream

The 148th Kentucky Derby will be available for live stream on and the NBC Sports app. You will need a login credential to watch on The broadcast will also air on NBC’s premium streaming service, Peacock.

The first leg of the Triple Crown

Kentucky Derby is the first leg of horse racing’s “Triple Crown.” The Preakness takes place on Saturday, May 21, and then the Belmont Stakes is on June 11.

What time does the actual race begin?

The most exciting two minutes in sports begins at 4:57 p.m. (MT). Before that, at 4:09 p.m., the Kentucky Derby contenders and their connections walk from their barn to the Paddock.

Last ten years of Kentucky Derby winners

2021 – Mandaloun | Jockey: Florent Geroux | Trainer: Brad H. Cox

2020 – Authentic | John R. Velazquez | Bob Baffert

2019 – Country House | Flavien Prat | William I. Mott

2018 – Justify (Triple Crown winner) | Mike E. Smith | Bob Baffert

2017 – Always Dreaming | John R. Velazquez | Todd Pletcher

2016 – Nyquist | Mario Gutierrez | Doug F. O’Neill

2015 – American Pharoah (Triple Crown winner) | Victor Espinoza | Bob Baffert

2014 – California Chrome | Victor Espinoza | Bob Baffert

2013 – Orb | Joel Rosario | Claude R. “Shug” McGaughey III

2012 – I’ll Have Another |  Mario Gutierrez | Doug O’Neill

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.


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