LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Country music singer Martina McBride is scheduled to sing the national anthem at this year's Kentucky Derby.
The Run for the Roses is May 4 at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
She is scheduled to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" shortly after 5 p.m. EDT. Post time for the Derby is 6:24 p.m.
Previous Derby national anthem singers have been Mary J. Blige, Jordan Sparks, Rascal Flatts and LeAnn Rimes.