How to Watch Kentucky Derby 2023 live horse race in Canada

The 149th edition of the Kentucky Derby, known as the ‘Run for the Roses’, is set to take place this Saturday, May 6, at the Churchill Downs racing complex in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. This historic race is one of the three legs of the Triple Crown, with the winner being the horse that emerges victorious in all three races. The excitement among the audience and gamesters is at an all-time high as the top 20 thoroughbred horses will compete for the coveted title. Here’s the live streaming link to watch the 2023 Kentucky Derby .

2023 Kentucky Derby post time

  • Date: Saturday, May 6
  • Post time: 6:57 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: NBC
  • Live stream: Peacock | PremiumTV

Trainer Todd Pletcher, an eight-time Eclipse Award winner, will be fielding three horses, including Forte, who is the likely favorite to win this year’s race. Forte has won this year’s Florida Derby and was the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner in 2022. He will be joined by Tapit Trice and Kingsbarns, who were also trained by Pletcher. Tough competition is expected from Practical Move, the Santa Anita Derby winner, and Tapit Trice, who won this year’s Blue Grass championship.

Another legendary trainer, Brad Cox, will also be fielding three of his top-line breeds, including Angel of Empire, who won the Arkansas Derby, Hit Show, Verifying, and Jace’s Road. All the trainers are gearing up for the race, and the stage is set for a thrilling event.

How to Watch Kentucky Derby 2023 Live in Canada

For those who cannot make it to the racing complex, the race will be aired on NBC in the US and can be live-streamed via, the NBC Sports app, and online streaming services like Peacock. PremiumTV will also be streaming the full race worldwide. The coverage will start at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 6, with the race beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Kentucky Derby 2023 Race Participants:

The top 20 horses will set for the finish line side by side this Saturday to determine the winner of the first and foremost important leg of the Triple Crown, Kentucky Derby.

The names of the participants are given below:

  • Tapit Trice
  • Hit Show
  • Kingsbarns
  • Reincarnate
  • Forte
  • Continuar
  • Lord Miles
  • Rocket Can
  • Derma Sotogake
  • Raise Cain
  • Angel of Empire
  • Sun Thunder
  • Jace’s Road
  • Two Phil’s
  • Confidence Game
  • Kingsbarns
  • Mage
  • Practical Move
  • Skinner
  • Verifying



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