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Martina McBride To Sing Anthem At Derby

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Country music singer Martina McBride will be singing 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.

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