Get ready to Run for the Roses? Most attendees enjoy the high purse event Kentucky Derby events in the United States. A total of 20 horses compete in the Kentucky Derby race and the final eight horses played each other in the Two Minutes in the Sports. The 2024 Derby Kentucky Day will begin on Saturday, May 4, at 6:57 p.m. ET at the Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY.
NBC will be the home of the broadcaster of the Kentucky Derby. The full Derby event is available on the NBC Sports app or NBCSports.com.
How much money does the Kentucky Derby win in 2024?
This year Kentucky Derby purse raised $3,000000 million. Winners will receive a gold trophy with a purse of $1.86 million and the runner-up will be awarded $300,000 million.
2024 Kentucky Derby Prize Money
|Prize Money||Standings||Jockey Share|
|$600,000||Runner – up||$30,000|