How to Watch on TV and Stream the 2022 Kentucky Derby Online. Plan accordingly because the anticipated race doesn’t last very long!
Watch Kentucky Derby Live Now
“The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” will occur at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, May 7.
As the horses get ready to take to the world’s legendary racetrack, fans can look forward to a memorable Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve. Please keep reading for everything you need to know about this year’s event, including how to stream it online.
When is the 2022 Kentucky Derby?
The Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May, so this year, the race will occur on May 7. While the event begins earlier in the afternoon, the race post time is 6:57 PM EST so spectators can expect to know this year’s winner by 7 PM.
How to watch and stream the 2022 Kentucky Derby?
Fans will be able to catch the 2022 Kentucky Derby by tuning into NBC. Their Derby Day coverage will begin at noon, including race-day analytics and real-time coverage to prepare to watch the big race. The official Running of the Kentucky Derby starts at 6:57 PM ET.
Fans can also stream the Derby from anywhere through the NBC Sports website and NBC Sports App.
Of course, in the age of social media, you can keep up with behind-the-scenes action through Derby’s social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
What TV Channel is the Kentucky Derby on?
NBC will broadcast the 2022 Kentucky Derby and provide analysis both before and after the race. The network will also broadcast the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes later this year. In Canada, the Kentucky Derby will be broadcast on TSN5.
Watch the 2022 Kentucky Derby for Free
Catch all of NBC’s coverage of the 2022 Kentucky Derby by watching with an antenna. Antenna Web is a great tool to see what NBC channel is available in your area with an antenna.
Watch Kentucky Derby on Peacock
For the first time, the Kentucky Derby will stream on Peacock. For $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year, a Peacock Premium subscription gives you access to the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, thousands of hours of movies and shows, and everything else Peacock has to offer. Upgrade to Premium Plus for $9.99 per month or $99 per year to gain access to everything Premium offers, stream ad-free, and watch select titles offline on mobile.
Watch on Mobile Apps
Viewers can stream all of the 2022 Kentucky Derby on the NBC Sports app or NBCSports.com. However, to watch the event on these services, you will need to be authenticated by signing on with your credentials and proving you have a TV subscription from a cable or satellite provider or a live TV streaming service that carries NBC.
Watch on YouTube TV
Subscribers to YouTube TV can watch the Kentucky Derby on NBC for $64.99 per month. The streaming service has over 85 channels, users can stream up to 3 devices simultaneously, and it includes unlimited DVR so you can record the race and more.
Watch on fuboTV
For $69.99 per month, you can watch all of the Kentucky Derby coverage on NBC on fuboTV with their Pro plan. The sports-first streaming offers over 100 channels with their Pro plan, which includes over 100 sporting events, watching on unlimited screens, and 1000 hours of DVR space, which means you can record and rewatch your favorite shows.