While it may not be a tradition unlike any other, the 138th Kentucky Derby offers all the excitement, intrigue and spectacle of the biggest sporting events in the world condensed into one two-minute gallop.
There are 20 thoroughbreds currently waiting for the gates to open at Churchill Downs to put their name alongside some of the most famous horses in history.
Names like Secretariat, War Admiral, Seattle Slew and 134 other horses have all left their mark at the Kentucky Derby.
Now another name will be added to the star-studded list of winners. All the jockeys, trainers and owners have worked for so long to get their horse to this moment. The only thing left for them to do is run the best race of their lives.
We will have a complete preview of the event, including odds on the horses, favorites to watch out for, underdogs who are going to surprise and final predictions.