The Kentucky Derby is one of the most famous horse races in the world. It has run every year since 1875 and is nicknamed “The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports.” The race takes place on a 1.25-mile dirt track and is open to Thoroughbred horses ages 3 years and up. The event is part of the U.S. Triple Crown of horse racing. Typically held in early May, the Kentucky Derby takes place at Churchill Downs located in Louisville, Kentucky. If you would like to watch the action live, use the links above to buy Kentucky Derby tickets online.