The 143rd Kentucky Derby

May 6 - 5:00 PM ET

In conjunction with NBC Sports, and the Horse Racing Radio Network, Westwood One is pleased to once again present exclusive, live play-by-play coverage of the Kentucky Derby. You’ll be able to listen to coverage of all three races right here on

The first leg of this year’s Triple Crown—the 1434d Kentucky Derby—will take place on Saturday, May 6th at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mike Penna of the Horse Racing Radio Network anchors the Triple Crown coverage. He is joined by Hall of Fame trainer John Veitch as the analyst. Tom Leach, Dan Mason, and trainer Jude Feld contribute to the coverage, and former jockey Jeff Bloom will serve as trackside reporter. Rob Simmelkjaer will report from the paddock and red carpet areas. Larry Collmus handles the play-by-play of the race.