Everything you need to know about the 'Greatest Two Minutes in Sports' in 2022.

The Kentucky Derby is expected to be one of the most competitive in recent memory

"This is one of the most competitive, deepest Derbys in recent memory," remarked racing historian Jon White.

"This is a wide-open race in terms of speed figures." In terms of their figures, it's a bunch that works well together.

"It's a competitive Derby; there are probably seven or eight horses that can win it," said trainer Saffie Joseph Jr., who is running White Abarrio in his second Derby.

The Derby, dubbed the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports" because of its estimated run duration, is the first race in the coveted Triple Crown of American horse racing, which also includes the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.

How to View In the United States, coverage of all of Saturday's races will begin at midday on NBC, the NBC website, and the NBC app.