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Mike Tirico will take the Triple Crown hosting reins from Tom Hammond, an award-winning member of NBC Sports’ horse racing team for more than three decades, beginning with the May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on NBC.

The weeks and days leading up to the Kentucky Derby are filled with twists and turns. There will be horses who are training better than others, changes in the derby field and announcements made about festivities surrounding the run for the roses. Staying on top of it all can be a challenge, so it’s always good to be tuned into what’s happening on Twitter.

The Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands is right around the corner, and it’s always one of the most star-studded sporting events of the year!

Never miss a moment by checking out these must-follow accounts for some of the biggest names attending this year’s run for the roses. Click on the name to visit their Instagram page and give them a follow!

Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller has purchased an interest in Kendall Hansen’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands hopeful Fast and Accurate.

This Sunday’s edition of CBS’s “60 Minutes” will include a segment featuring the Timber Races steeplechase events, held in several Mid-Atlantic states. “60 Minutes” correspondent and “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose reports on the prestige and competition of the Timber Races, which culminate in the Maryland Hunt Cup event on April 29.

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