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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – If you are planning your Kentucky Derby viewing – and partying – minute by minute, here is the ET timeline provided by Churchill Downs:

6:01 p.m.—Derby horses in the saddling paddock.

6:08 p.m. – Jockeys walk to the paddock.

6:15 p.m. – Jockeys get the their "Rider's Up" cue from basketball great Julius "Dr. J" Erving.

6:16.30 p.m. – "My Old Kentucky Home" performed by University of Louisville marching band and choir.

6:18.30 p.m. – Post parade

6:30 p.m. Horses begin loading into the starting gate.

6:32 p.m. – And they're off.

Unofficially, you'll know about two minutes later whether to celebrate.

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