And they're off!
Well, not quite yet. But Saturday afternoon, 19 horses, including one trained by the brother of 2 Works for You Sports Director Big Al Jerkens , will enter the gates and take off to claim the roses of the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.
But, it's more than just a horse race. It's a tradition that includes fashion, the Mint Julep and so much more. Here are some videos from NBC Sports to help you get in the mood. If you're not near a TV at the time of the race, you can watch a live stream of the race here . Coverage begins at 3 p.m.
KENTUCKY DERBY PREVIEW
HOW TO DRESS FOR THE DERBY
MAKING THE PERFECT MINT JULEP
VIRTUAL SIMULATION OF 20 PAST CHAMPIONS RACING
PARTY PLANNING IDEAS FOR THE DERBY