NBC’s Coverage of the Kentucky Derby

NBC Sports will devote 14.5 hours to this year’s Kentucky Derby.

From Wednesday’s Derby Draw through the race on Saturday, NBC and the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will produce 11.5 hours about this year’s race.  An additional three hours will feature “Derby Classics” to air on NBCSN.

On Derby Day  Bob Costas will host along with NBC Sports commentator Tom Hammond. Analysts include Randy Moss, Hall-of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey and handicappers Mike Battaglia and Bob Neumeier

Laffit Pincay, III will host on NBCSN with reporters Kenny Rice, Donna Brothers and Jay Privman. Larry Collmus will call the race. Michelle Beadle of Access Hollywood and co-host of The Crossover on NBC Sports Network, will provide features and interviews, and Coco Rocha, supermodel coach on Oxygen’s The Face, will talk Kentucky Derby fashions and handle celebrity interviews.

Here is the NBC Sports schedule for the Kentucky Derby:

Wed., May 1

4 p.m.- Kentucky Derby Classics – Mine That Bird (NBCSN)
5 p.m.- Kentucky Derby Draw (NBCSN)

Thurs., May 2

4 p.m.- Kentucky Derby Classics – Animal Kingdom (NBCSN)
5 p.m.- Kentucky Derby Access (NBCSN)

Fri., May 3

4 p.m.- Kentucky Derby Classics – I’ll Have Another (NBCSN)
5 p.m.- Kentucky Oaks (NBCSN(

Sat., May 4

11 a.m.- Kentucky Derby Saturday (NBCSN)
4 p.m.- Kentucky Derby (NBC)
7 p.m.- Kentucky Derby Post-Race Show (NBCSN)

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