Seven-time Grammy Award- winning trio Lady Antebellum will sing the national anthem at the 142nd Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on Saturday, May 7.
The 2015 winner, American Pharoah will pass down the crown jewel of equestrians to a new prize horse! To see all of the horses racing, visit: https://www.kentuckyderby.com/horses
SiriusXM will offer listeners nationwide comprehensive coverage of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs.
Kicking off the festivities on Friday, May 6… Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model and Actress Kate Upton will serve as the First Lady of the Longines Kentucky Oaks and the season nine winner of NBC’s “The Voice” and Republic Recording artist Jordan Smith will perform the national anthem at the Longines Kentucky Oaks. The Longines Kentucky Oaks is America’s premier and most lucrative race for 3-year old fillies.
As the First Lady of the Oaks and supporter of Churchill Downs’ charitable partner, Bright Pink®, a national organization dedicated to the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer, Kate Upton will participate in the eighth annual Survivors Parade presented by Kroger. The goals of the First Lady of the Oaks and the Survivors Parade are to help raise national awareness of breast and ovarian health and honor the survivors of breast and ovarian cancer. This year, 142 survivors of breast and ovarian cancer will participate in the Survivors Parade. Upton is also a guest of the exclusive Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala.