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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:
|1||Justify (Scat Daddy)||Bob Baffert||1st, Santa Anita Derby (G1)|
|2||Bolt d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro)||Mick Ruis||2nd, Santa Anita Derby (G1)|
|3||Mendelssohn (Scat Daddy)||Aidan O'Brien||1st, UAE Derby (G1)|
|4||Magnum Moon (Malibu Moon)||Todd Pletcher||1st, Arkansas Derby (G1)|
|5||Audible (Into Mischief)||Todd Pletcher||1st, Florida Derby (G1)|
|6||Vino Rosso (Curlin)||Todd Pletcher||1st, Wood Memorial (G2)|
|7||Good Magic (Curlin)||Chad Brown||1st, Blue Grass Stakes (G2)|
|8||My Boy Jack (Creative Cause)||Keith Desormeaux||1st, Lexington Stakes (G3)|
|9||Noble Indy (Take Charge Indy)||Todd Pletcher||1st, Louisiana Derby (G2)|
|10||Solomini (Curlin)||Bob Baffert||3rd, Arkansas Derby (G1)|
|11||Flameaway (Scat Daddy)||Mark Casse||2nd, Blue Grass Stakes (G2)|
|12||Combatant (Scat Daddy)||Steve Asmussen||4th, Arkansas Derby (G1)|
|13||Enticed (Medaglia d'Oro)||Kiaran McLaughlin||2nd, Wood Memorial (G3)|
|14||Hofburg (Tapit)||Bill Mott||2nd, Florida Derby (G1)|
|15||Free Drop Billy (Union Rags)||Dale Romans||3rd, Blue Grass Stakes (G3)|
|16||Instilled Regard (Arch)||Jerry Hollendorfer||4th, Santa Anita Derby (G1)|
|17||Lone Sailor (Majestic Warrior)||Tom Amoss||2nd, Louisiana Derby (G2)|
|18||Promises Fulfilled (Shakleford)||Dale Romans||9th, Florida Derby (G2)|
|19||Firenze Fire (Poseidon's Warrior)||Jason Servis||4th, Wood Memorial (G2)|
|20||Bravazo (Awesome Again)||D. Wayne Lukas||8th, Louisiana Derby (G2)|
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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