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Kentucky Derby 2017: Race Schedule and Predictions
Kentucky Derby 2017: Race Schedule and Predictions

STAMFORD, Conn. – Mike Tirico, who was beginning late named NBC's primetime Olympics host, will take the Triple Crown empowering reins from Tom Hammond, a regard winning individual from NBC Sports' stallion dashing social occasion for over three decades. Tune into watch Kentucky Derby 2017 Live live degree of the 2017 Kentucky Derby at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 6, on NBC. 
Where Place On: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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"NBC Sports is the home to the world's head horse dashing, due in no little part to Tom's energy, learning and relationship in the entertainment," said Mark Lazarus, Chairman NBC Broadcasting and Sports. "We are satisfied that Tom will remain some portion of the NBC family and that we have some person of Mike's drag to succeed him on steed hustling." 
One week beginning now and into the not so distant NBCSN, Hammond will have the exceptional 30-minute My Kentucky Home, in which he analyzes how Kentucky came to be the home of faultless breed hustling. Hammond, who has secured twelve Olympics, will come back to NBC Olympics' expansion at the 2018 PyeongChang Games next February. 
Tirico, making his first-unquestionably excursion to a Triple Crown occasion, joins NBC Sports Group's Triple Crown scope starting with the 2017 Kentucky Derby on May 6 on NBC, and will work the Preakness Stakes on May 20, and the Belmont Stakes on June 10. 
"Tom's cleaned ability, closeness and essentialness for the redirection refreshed Triple Crown seeing for so huge amounts of us reliably," said Tirico, who made his TV horse dashing introduction close by Hammond the past fall on NBC's degree of the Breeders' Cup World Championships. "He perfectly set the tone and in the process set the standard for this part. I'm regarded to take after a legend and fortune the opportunity to work with our astounding social event." 
Hammond's TV horse dashing presentation came in 1984, when he was used on what was proposed to be a one-time-basically begin as a component author for NBC's impart of the inaugural Breeders' Cup World Championships. As far back as that Eclipse Award-winning convey, Hammond has been fundamental on a wide collection of NBC Sports occasions, highlighted by steed hustling – covering his home-state Kentucky Derby Live Streamand the Preakness Stakes 16 times each, and 11 Belmont Stakes, including American Pharoah's indispensable Triple Crown triumph in 2015.
 A man from the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame and seen as an apparent past understudy of the University of Kentucky, where he earned four year school preparing in creature science and concentrated equine acquired qualities as a graduate understudy, Hammond has likewise secured NBC's Breeders' Cup scope over the traverse recently years. 
"I had a great time assembling My Kentucky Home, and I trust watchers will get a handle on why I think this is a remarkable place," Hammond said. "As I set out on a less requesting arrangement at NBC, I can rest guaranteed that the degree of Thoroughbred hustling is in uncommon hands. That beguilement is near my heart, so I am satisfied that Mike, a fundamentally competent ace, will recognize the part as pioneer of the unmistakable NBC horse dashing social event. I require them to value all that life conveys to the table continuing." 
Hammond's 30-minute My Kentucky Home magnificent will appear on NBCSN next Wednesday, May 3 at 12:30 a.m. ET taking after Tuesday night's St. Louis-Nashville Stanley Cup Playoff distraction. The uncommon will rehash on NBCSN on Wednesday, May 3 at 5 p.m. ET, Thursday, May 4 at 3:30 p.m. ET and on Friday May 5 inside NBCSN's live Kentucky Oaks degree and taking after that night's Stanley Cup Playoff game.LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Jockey Robby Albarado will miss the Kentucky Derby Live  in the wake of softening his left lower leg up a riding difficulty at Keeneland. Albarado was needed to ride J Boys Echo for coach Dale Romans in the Derby on May 6. 
He got harmed after his steed staggered toward the begin of a race Sunday at Keeneland, unseating Albarado on the turf. He was taken to a recovering office for X-columns and further evaluation. 
Chairman Rob Ebanks says Albarado will be sidelined for quite a while. 
Romans tweeted Sunday: "A contemplate it wasn't all the more horrible. Wishing best to Robby Albarado, his flourishing is first." The guide says he will talk as to supplanting Albarado with the steed's proprietorship. 
J Boys Echo won the Gotham Stakes and completed fourth in the Blue Grass, his last begin before the Derby.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Jockeys Javier Castellano, Victor Espinoza and Garrett Gomez and impeccable breed Goldikova have been chosen to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. 
The 39-year-old Castellano has won the Eclipse Award for uncommon move the previous four years. Entering the week, he had 4,664 work wins and was arranged fifth unequaled in sack advantage, with more than $276 million. 
The 44-year-old Espinoza had 3,318 wins entering the week, with travel pack advantage of more than $193 million, which positions him seventeenth unequaled. He won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes in 2015 on board American Pharoah. 
Gomez, who kicked the holder a year back, won 3,769 races, with tote advantage of more than $205 million to rank fourteenth untouched. 
Goldikova posted a calling record of 17-6-3 from 27 begins to get $7,176,551 . The filly is the basic three-time Breeders'  Kentucky Derby 2017 Live Cup Mile victor (2008-10). The enlistment limit is Aug. 4 in Saratoga Springs, New York.