Kentucky Oaks 2017 live stream: How to watch online, Kentucky Oaks 2017 Live Date: Friday, May 5 Start Time: 6:12 p.m. ET Location: Louisville, KY Venue: Churchill Downs TV Info: NBCSN Live Stream: NBC Sports Live Extra.
One day before the main even at Churchill Downs, fans can get a warmup with the prestigious 2017 Kentucky Oaks on Friday evening in Louisville. A Grade I race for three-year-old fillies that dates back to 1875, the Kentucky Oaks is annually one of the most anticipated horse races in the nation outside of the Triple Crown events. The winner of the 1 1/8 mile contest will receive $600,000 as part of a $1 million overall purse, along with the iconic Garland of Lillies.
That leaves five more races to fill out the slate of horse racing. The ninth race on the schedule will be at 3:53 p.m. ET, with race No. 10 coming at 5:04 p.m. ET, approximately. That tenth race is valued at $150,000 purse and is the Grade-3 Edgewood race. Race No. 11 is a big one, as it brings with a $1 million purse. It’s the Grade-1 Kentucky Oaks race itself, scheduled for 6:12 p.m.
Paradise Woods is the horse that has been favored by Vegas, with Miss Sky Warrior just behind her and all of Farrell, Abel Tasman, and Salty not far behind. But most experts are sticking with the betting lines, and of those picking at the official Derby website, five of the six making picks think Paradise Woods will win.