Fans are expected to return to Churchill Downs after the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted last year’s race.
2021 Kentucky Derby Guide
The 147th Run for the Roses takes place on Saturday at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky. The most exciting two minutes in sports will welcome masked fans back to the 1.25-mile track, to the delight of local businesses. Read on to meet the horses, learn who the experts expect to win, check out the fashion trends, and snag a recipe for some delicious beverages to prepare while you enjoy the race.