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Saturday is the 140th Kentucky Derby

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(Churchill Downs) - America's most prestigious horse race is this weekend.

Known as "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate run time, the Kentucky Derby will be held Saturday.

California Chrome is the pre-race favorite.

The Kentucky Derby is the first of three races that make up horse racing's coveted triple crown.

The others are the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.

Watch coverage of the Kentucky Derby on NBC starting at 3 p.m. 

Which horse do you think will win?


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