MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Saturday is Derby Day! The 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby race has been dubbed the "fastest two minutes in sports." It is the first leg of the Triple Crown of horse racing. The last horse to win the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes was Affirmed in 1978.
Tune in to WMBF News, beginning at 4 p.m., for complete coverage of the Kentucky Derby from NBC Sports.
Programming Note: WMBF News will be delayed by one hour due to NBC Sports coverage of the Kentucky Derby. Tune in to WMBF News tonight at 7 p.m. for the latest live, local, late-breaking headlines.
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