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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, 

Kentucky Derby, the most prestigious American horse race, established in 1875 and run annually on the first Saturday in May 

The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, the Kentucky Derby is America's race for 3-year Thoroughbreds. 700 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208 

The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the American Triple Crown series for 3-year-old Thoroughbreds 

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) 

Purse: US$3 million; 1st: $1,860,000  Sponsor: Brown–Forman  Next date: Saturday, 7 May, 2022