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On Saturday, May 1, 2021, Bob Baffert won the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) with Medina Spirit at Churchill Downs. Whether you’re looking for 2021 Kentucky Derby contenders, entries, odds, 2021 results and payouts, news, Kentucky Derby prep race schedule, point standings and leaderboard, past performances, Kentucky Derby Future Wager odds, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.
Medina Spirit fought back after briefly relinquishing the lead to Mandaloun in the stretch to post a half-length to win the 147th running of the $3 million Kentucky Derby (G1) presented by Woodford Reserve before a crowd of 51,838. This was Bob Baffert’s record setting 7th Kentucky Derby win and 4th win for jockey John Valazquez.
This is Medina Spirit’s 2nd career stakes win which includes his win in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3). The 3-year-old son of Protonico improves his record to 6-3-3-0 and has now earned $2,175,200 for owners Zendan Racing Stables.
Get results and payouts to the 2021 Kentucky Derby below. Also, click the link to download our 19-page Inside Track to the Kentucky Derby wagering guide. These wagering guides are included at least once a month as part of our premium picks packages.
The Kentucky Derby 147 field is based on a tiered point system in select races throughout the world. See below for the entire schedule of Kentucky Derby prep races.
(T) = Turf(S) = Synthetic
Note: Scheduled dates subject to change.
Leaderboard for qualifying points to the 2021 Kentucky Derby. Points are earned by the top four finishers in designated qualifying Kentucky Derby prep races listed above. The Kentucky Derby field is reserved for the top 20 point earners. Two positions in the Kentucky Derby starting gate – one from Japan and one from Europe – will be extended to the horse that accrues the most points in their respective series.
Placing a Kentucky Derby Future Wager gives you the opportunity to lock down horses that you think will be in the Kentucky Derby starting gate, but usually at a much better price than what you would see on Kentucky Derby Day because the field is still unknown.
The dates and results for the 2021 Kentucky Derby Future Wager are:
November 26-29, 2020 (CLOSED)Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1
November 26-29, 2020 (CLOSED)Kentucky Derby Sire Wager
January 22-24, 2021 (CLOSED)Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 2
February 12-14, 2021 (CLOSED)Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3
March 5-7, 2021 (CLOSED)Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4
March 5-7, 2021 (CLOSED)Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool 1
March 26-28, 2021 (CLOSED)Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 5
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