Monmouth Park gates will open at 9:30 am on Friday, May 3, and
Saturday, May 4, for simulcasting of Churchill Downs’ Kentucky Oaks and
Kentucky Derby Day cards, respectively.
Wagering will commence at 10 am both days in advance of
Churchill’s 10:30 am first post.
In addition to Kentucky Oaks Day wagering, pre-wagering
on the entire Kentucky Derby card will also be available Friday.
Churchill Downs will host 12 races on Friday with the
Kentucky Oaks scheduled for Race 11 and a post time of 5:45 p.m. There will be an Oaks/Derby Daily Double
offered on Friday as well as a special Oaks/Woodford Reserve Turf Classic/Derby
Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Day card will consist of 13
races with the Derby
scheduled for Race 11 and a post time of 6:24 p.m.
Friday’s Kentucky Oaks will be shown live on NBC Sports
Network from 5-6 pm. The Woodford
Reserve Turf Classic and Kentucky Derby will be shown live on NBC as part of
their 4-7 pm broadcast. Monmouth Park
track announcer Larry Collmus will have the call of the Oaks, Turf Classic and Derby.
The 2013 Monmouth
Park season gets underway
on Saturday, May 11.