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2018 Kentucky Derby Contenders
Updated weekly, we’ll rank the top 20 Kentucky Derby contenders leading up to the race. Now that the 2-year-old racing is heating up, we are starting to get a feel for what the new crop will look like. However, many things will change, as the race is still several months away. As of now, here’s how the rankings stand:
|RANK||HORSE||TRAINER||LAST START||NEXT START|
|1||Bolt d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro)||Mick Ruis||3rd, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||San Felipe Stakes|
|2||Good Magic (Curlin)||Chad Brown||1st, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||???|
|3||Solomini (Curlin)||Bob Baffert||2nd, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||???|
|4||Copper Bullet (More Than Ready)||Steve Asmussen||1st, Saratoga Special Stakes (G2)||???|
|5||Dak Attack (Ghostzapper)||Dale Romans||1st, Ellis Park Juvenile||???|
|6||Free Drop Billy (Union Rags)||Dale Romans||9th, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||???|
|7||Sporting Chance (Tiznow)||D. Wayne Lukas||1st, Hopeful Stakes (G1)||???|
|8||Engage (Into Mischief)||Chad Brown||1st, Futurity Stakes (G3)||???|
|9||Givemeaminit (Star Guitar)||Dallas Stewart||4th, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||???|
|10||The Tabulator (Dialed In)||Larry Rivelli||5th, Breeder's Cup Juvenile (G3)||???|
|11||Avery Island (Street Sense)||Kiaran McLaughlin||1st, Nashua Stakes (G2)||???|
|12||Montauk (Medaglia d'Oro)||Todd Pletcher||1st, Belmont Park MSW (10/7/17)||???|
|13||Hollywood Star (Malibu Moon)||Dale Romans||6th, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||???|
|14||Firenze Fire (Poseidon's Warrior)||Jason Service||7th, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||???|
|15||Greyvitos (Malibu Moon)||Adam Kitchingham||1st, Bob Hope Stakes (G3)||???|
|16||Enticed (Medaglia d'Oro)||Kiaran McLaughlin||3rd, Champagne Stakes (G1)||???|
|17||A Different Style (The Factor)||John Servis||1st, James F. Lewis Stakes||???|
|18||Soutache (Backtalk)||Ralph Nicks||1st, Affirmed Stakes||???|
|19||St. Patrick's Day (Pioneerof the Nile)||Bob Baffert||1st, Del Mar MSW (9/2/17)||???|
|20||Gotta Go (Shanghai Bobby)||Ian Wilks||1st, Street Sense Stakes||???|
2018 Road to the Kentucky Derby
The 2018 Kentucky Derby prep race schedule will be released soon! The races start in September and run all the way through April. Check back to this page for all the action leading up to the first Saturday in May.
2018 Kentucky Derby Points Standings
Once the Kentucky Derby Prep races get rolling, this will be important to follow. The battle to qualify for the race is always a competitive grind right to the end and every point matters. Throughout the Road to the Kentucky Derby, this will be updated weekly.
Latest Kentucky Derby News
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2017 Results and Payouts
Find out who won last year and what it paid out.
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