FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
REMINDER – NBC KENTUCKY DERBY CONFERENCE CALL TODAY AT 3 P.M. ET
Dial 785-830-7990 to Participate
143rd “Run for the Roses” Saturday, May 6, at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Kentucky Derby Post Position Draw Completed
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 3, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s Kentucky Derby team will preview coverage of the 143rd Kentucky Derby on a conference call today, Wednesday, May 3, at 3 p.m. ET. The conference call follows this morning’s Kentucky Derby post-position draw (results below).
Participants include Mike Tirico, in his first Triple Crown assignment; analysts Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey, the Hall of Fame jockey and two-time Kentucky Derby winner; analysts/handicappers Bob Neumeier and Eddie Olczyk; race caller Larry Collmus; and coordinating producer of NBC’s horse racing coverage Rob Hyland.
Dial 785-830-7990 to participate; conference call ID 1883557.
NBC Sports Group presents more than 15 hours of Kentucky Derby Week coverage this year, beginning Thursday, May 4, at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and culminating with the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Saturday’s coverage begins at Noon ET on NBCSN. Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s Kentucky Derby programming.
Kentucky Derby Post Positions
|Gate 1||Lookin at Lee||30-1|
|Gate 2||Thunder Snow (IRE)||20-1|
|Gate 3||Fast and Accurate||50-1|
|Gate 5||Always Dreaming||5-1|
|Gate 6||State of Honor||30-1|
|Gate 11||Battle of Midway||30-1|
|Gate 13||J Boys Echo||20-1|
|Gate 14||Classic Empire||4-1|
|Gate 17||Irish War Cry||6-1|
|Gate 19||Practical Joke||20-1|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–