This weekend marks the beginning of Triple Crown season, with the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday evening. However, before we can get to the first leg of the Triple Crown, it’s time for the 2017 Kentucky Oaks.
14 horses will be competing in this year’s Kentucky Oaks, with Paradise Woods as the favorite (5-2) just eding out Farrell (5-1).
Races at Churchill Downs begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Friday, with post time for the Kentucky Oaks set for 6:12 p.m. ET. Television coverage from the track begins at noon ET on the NBC Sports Network.
How can you tune in to Friday evening’s race? Here is all of the information you will need to tune in from the start:
Date: Friday, May 5
Start Time: 6:12 p.m. ET
Location: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky
TV Info: NBCSN
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra
Post Positions & Odds
1. Ever So Clever (20-1), Luis Contreras/Steve Asmussen
2. Lockdown (20-1), Jose Ortiz/Bill Mott
3. Mopotism (20-1), Mario Gutierrez/Doug O’Neill
4. Paradise Woods (5-2), Flavien Prat/Richard Mandella
5. Jordan’s Henny (30-1), Joe Rocco Jr/ Michael Tomlinson
6. Vexatious (20-1), Kent Desormeaux/Neil Drysdale
7. Farrell (5-1), Channing Hill/ Wayne Catalano
8. Sailor’s Valentine (30-1), Corey Lanerie/Eddie Kenneally
9. Wicked Lick (30-1), Brian Hernandez Jr./ Brendan Walsh
10. Miss Sky Warrior (9-2), Paco Lopez/Kelly Breen
11. Tequilita (20-1), Luis Saez/Michael Matz
12. Daddys Lil Darling (20-1), Julien Leparoux/Kenny McPeek
13. Abel Tasman (5-1), Mike Smith/ Bob Baffert
14. Salty (6-1), Joel Rosario/Mark Casse