Kentucky Derby is a Grade I Stakes horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky in May. In the table below, you will find when Kentucky Derby is official marked and celebrated in United States over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Saturday May 1 Kentucky Derby
2011
Saturday May 7 Kentucky Derby
2012
Saturday May 5 Kentucky Derby
2013
Saturday May 4 Kentucky Derby
2014
Saturday May 3 Kentucky Derby
2015
Saturday May 2 Kentucky Derby
2016
Saturday May 7 Kentucky Derby
2017
Saturday May 6 Kentucky Derby
2018
Saturday May 5 Kentucky Derby
2019
Saturday May 4 Kentucky Derby
2020
Saturday May 2 Kentucky Derby
2021
Saturday May 1 Kentucky Derby
2022
Saturday May 7 Kentucky Derby
2023
Saturday May 6 Kentucky Derby
2024
Saturday May 4 Kentucky Derby
2025
Saturday May 3 Kentucky Derby

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