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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||Good Magic (Curlin)||Chad Brown||1st, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||Fountain of Youth Stakes|
|2||McKinzie (Street Sense)||Bob Baffert||1st, Sham Stakes (G3)||Rebel or San Felipe Stakes|
|3||Solomini (Curlin)||Bob Baffert||3rd, Los Alamitos Futurity (G1)||Rebel or San Felipe Stakes|
|4||Bolt d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro)||Mick Ruis||3rd, Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)||San Felipe Stakes|
|5||Audible (Into Mischief)||Todd Pletcher||1st, Holy Bull Stakes (G2)||Florida Derby|
|6||Avery Island (Street Sense)||Kiaran McLaughlin||1st, Withers Stakes Stakes (G3)||Louisiana Derby|
|7||Free Drop Billy (Union Rags)||Dale Romans||2nd, Holy Bull Stakes (G2)||Fountain of Youth Stakes|
|8||Catholic Boy (More Than Ready)||Jonathan Thomas||2nd, Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3)||???|
|9||Sporting Chance (Tiznow)||D. Wayne Lukas||3rd, Southwest Stakes (G3)||Rebel Stakes|
|10||Bravazo (Awesome Again)||D Wayne Lukas||1st, Risen Star Stakes (G2)||Louisiana Derby|
|11||Copper Bullet (More Than Ready)||Steve Asmussen||1st, Saratoga Special Stakes (G2)||Rebel Stakes|
|12||Firenze Fire (Poseidon's Warrior)||Jason Servis||2nd, Withers Stakes (G3)||???|
|13||Instilled Regard (Arch)||Jerry Hollendorfer||4th, Risen Star Stakes (G2)||???|
|14||Snapper Sinclair (City Zip)||Steve Asmussen||2nd, Risen Star Stakes (G2)||???|
|15||Tiz Mischief (Into Mischief)||Dale Romans||3rd, Holy Bull Stakes (G2)||Tampa Bay Derby or Rebel Stakes|
|16||Noble Indy (Take Charge Indy)||Todd Pletcher||3rd, Risen Star Stakes (G2)||???|
|17||Vino Rosso (Curlin)||Todd Pletcher||3rd, Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3)||Tampa Bay Derby|
|18||Combatant (Scat Daddy)||Steve Asmussen||2nd, Southwest Stakes (G2)||Rebel Stakes|
|19||My Boy Jack (Creative Cause)||Keith Desormeaux||1st, Southwest Stakes (G3)||Louisiana or Arkansas Derby|
|20||Flameaway (Scat Daddy)||Mark Casse||1st, Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3)||Tampa Bay Derby|
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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