The 2022 Kentucky Derby is the 148th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports and will run on May 7th, 2022 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 

almost always on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. 

The competition is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of one and a quarter miles at Churchill Downs 

Location: Churchill Downs; Louisville, Kentucky, U.S 

Record: 1:59.40, Secretariat (1973, 1+1⁄4 miles); 2:34.50, Spokane (1889, 1+1⁄2 miles) 

Known as the home of the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs Racetrack conducts Thoroughbred horse  

Purse: US$3 million; 1st: $1,860,000  Track: Left-handed 

Sonny Leon and Rich Strike won the 148th Kentucky Derby last weekend.