Kentucky Derby Open Thread

Churchill Downs - USA TODAY Sports

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby is set today with Orb entering the race as the favorite.

Spring must be here because today is the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, the first and most historic part of horse racing's Triple Crown. Post time is 6:24 p.m. ET and the race will be televised on NBC.

Your favorite today is Orb, with 7-2 odds as of this writing. SB Nation has complete predictions and odds available. You can also follow all the coverage on the SB Nation Kentucky Derby Hub Page. SB Nation's horse racing web site, And Down The Stretch They Come, also has complete coverage.

Use this as an Open Thread to discuss the race.

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