Kentucky Derby 2015: Date, Time, Channel & Odds

California Chrome crosses the finish line to win the 2014 Kentucky Derby. (Getty)

California Chrome crosses the finish line to win the 2014 Kentucky Derby. (Getty)

The 141st running of the Kentucky Derby is not until Saturday, May 2, but it’s never too early to take a look at the odds.

American Pharoah is listed as the early favorite at 9/2 by sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. The Bob Baffert-trained 3-year-old Thoroughbred is followed by Dortmund at 9/1 and Carpe Diem at 10/1. Carpe Diem is trained by Todd Pletcher.

California Chrome won last year at Churchill Downs, covering the 1 1/4-mile distance in 2:03.66.

The first leg of the Triple Crown has a total purse of $2 million with the winner taking $1.425 million.


The Basics

What:

141st Kentucky Derby

When:

Saturday, May 2

Where:

Churchill Downs – Louisville Kentucky

TV Time:

4 p.m. Eastern

Post Time:

Approximately 6:24 p.m. Eastern

Channel:

NBC


Kentucky Derby Odds

The below odds are provided by sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com and are subject to change.

American Pharoah … 4/1
Dortmund … 6/1
Carpe Diem … 10/1
Firing Line … 15/1
Dubai Sky … 16/1
Far From Over … 20/1
El Kabeir … 20/1
Competitive Edge … 20/1
Khozan … 20/1
Upstart … 20/1
International Star … 20/1
Itsaknockout … 20/1
Prospect Park … 20/1
Ocho Ocho Ocho … 25/1
Daredevil … 25/1
Ocean Knight … 25/1
Far Right … 30/1
I Spent It … 33/1
Lord Nelson … 33/1
Startup Nation … 33/1
Dream It Again … 33/1
Frosted … 33/1
Imperia … 33/1
Maftool … 33/1
Unrivaled … 33/1
Cozmic One … 40/1
War Story … 40/1
Prayers And Angles … 50/1
Mr Z … 50/1