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2023 Kentucky Derby news, data and analysis

A compilation of news, blogs, facts, analysis, odds, contenders and data relating to the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby can be found below in our one stop shop!

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Post Positions for the 149th Kentucky Derby

PostHorseJockeyTrainerML Odds
1Hit ShowManny FrancoBrad Cox30-1
2VerifyingTyler GaffalioneBrad Cox15-1
3Two Phil’sJareth LoveberryLarry Rivelli12-1
4Confidence GameJames GrahamKeith Desormeaux20-1
5Tapit TriceLuis SaezTodd Pletcher5-1
6KingsbarnsJose OrtizTodd Pletcher12-1
7ReincarnateJohn VelazquezTim Yakteen50-1
8MageJavier CastellanoGustavo Delgado15-1
9SkinnerJuan HernandezJohn Shirreffs20-1
10Practical MoveRamon VazquezTim Yakteen10-1
11DisarmJoel RosarioSteve Asmussen30-1
12Jace’s RoadFlorent GerouxBrad Cox15-1
13Sun ThunderBrian Hernandez Jr.Ken McPeek30-1
14Angel of EmpireFlavien PratBrad Cox8-1
15ForteIrad Ortiz Jr.Todd Pletcher3-1
16Raise CainGerardo CorralesBen Colebrook15-1
17Derma SotogakeChristophe LemaireHidetaka Otonashi10-1
18Rocket CanJunior AlvaradoBill Mott15-1
19Lord MilesPaco LopezSaffie Joseph Jr.30-1
20Continuar (JPN)Ryusei SakaiYoshito Yahagi50-1
21Cyclone MischiefJoel RosarioDale Romans30-1
22Mandarin Hero (JPN)Kazushi KimuraTerunobu Fujita20-1
23King RussellRafael BejaranoRon Moquett50-1

Current Leaderboard of Top 20 Point Earners

RankHorsePoints
1Forte190
2Practical Move160
3Angel of Empire154
4Tapit Trice150
5Two Phil’s123
6Lord Miles105
7Derma Sotogake (JPN)100
8Kingsbarns100
9Raise Cain64
10Rocket Can60
RankHorsePoints
11Hit Show60
12Confidence Game57
13Verifying54
14Sun Thunder54
15Mage50
16Disarm46
17Reincarnate45
18Jace’s Road45
19Skinner45
20Continuar (JPN)Japan Invite

Last updated April 27, 2023


2023 Road to the Kentucky Derby

April

Lexington – April 15, 2023

First Mission wins the Lexington Stakes (Photo by Coady Photography)

Santa Anita Derby – April 8, 2023

Practical Move and jockey Ramon Vazquez, right, nose out Mandarin Hero, middle, and Skinner, left, for victory in the Santa Anita Derby (Photo by Benoit Photo)

Blue Grass – April 8, 2023

Tapit Trice wins the Blue Grass Stakes (Photo by Coady Photography)

Wood Memorial – April 8, 2023

#8 Lord Miles edges ahead to win the Wood Memorial Stakes (Photo by Amira Chickakly/Coglianese Photos)

Arkansas Derby – April 1, 2023

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Angel of Empire wins the Arkansas Derby (Photo by Coady Photography)

Florida Derby – April 1, 2023

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Forte wins the Florida Derby (Photo by Lauren King/Coglianese Photos)

March

Sunland Derby – March 26, 2023

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Wild On Ice winning the 2023 Sunland Park Derby (G3) at Sunland Park (Photo by Coady Photography)

Jeff Ruby Steaks – March 25, 2023

Louisiana Derby – March 25, 2023

Kingsbarns wins the Louisiana Derby
Kingsbarns wins the Louisiana Derby (Photo by Hodges Photography/Jamie Newell)

UAE Derby – March 25, 2023

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Derma Sotogake came close to the track record in the UAE Derby (Photo by Horsephotos.com)

Tampa Bay Derby – March 11, 2023

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Tapit Trice wins the Tampa Bay Derby (Photo by SV Photography)

John Battaglia Memorial – March 4, 2023

San Felipe Stakes – March 4, 2023

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Practical Move wins the San Felipe Stakes (Photo by Benoit Photo)

Gotham Stakes – March 4, 2023

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Raise Cain wins the Gotham Stakes (Photo by Jessie Holmes/EquiSport Photos)

Fountain of Youth Stakes – March 4, 2023

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Forte shown winning the Fountain of Youth Stakes (Photo by Coglianese Photos)

February

Rebel Stakes – February 25, 2023

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Confidence Game down the stretch of the Rebel Stakes (Photo by Coady Photography)

Risen Star Stakes – February 18, 2023

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Angel of Empire captures the Risen Star (Photo by Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges Jr.)

El Camino Real Derby – February 11, 2023

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Chase the Chaos captures the El Camino Real Derby with an exultant Armando Ayuso (Photo by Vassar Photography)

Sam F. Davis Stakes – February 11, 2023

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Litigate wins the Sam F. Davis Stakes (Photo by SV Photography)

Withers Stakes – February 11, 2023

Robert B. Lewis Stakes – February 4, 2023

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Newgate and jockey Lanfranco Dettori (outside) win the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (Photo by Benoit Photo)

Holy Bull Stakes – February 4, 2023

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Rocket Can wins the Holy Bull Stakes (Photo by Lauren King/Coglianese Photos)

January

Southwest Stakes – January 28, 2023

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Arabian Knight wins the Southwest Stakes (Photo by Coady Photography)

Lecomte Stakes – January 21, 2023

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Call Me Midnight (#8) wins the Lecomte Stakes (Photo by Lou Hodges Jr. / Hodges Photography)

Sham Stakes – January 8, 2023

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Reincarnate and jockey Juan Hernandez win the Sham S. (G3) at Santa Anita (Photo by Benoit Photo)

Jerome Stakes – January 7, 2023

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Lugan Knight would not let Arctic Arrogance by in the Jerome (Photo by Chelsea Durand/Coglianese Photos)

Smarty Jones Stakes – January 1, 2023

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Victory Formation led throughout in the Smarty Jones S. at Oaklawn Park (Photo by Coady Photography)

December

Gun Runner Stakes – December 26, 2022

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Jace’s Road with Florent Geroux aboard wins the Gun Runner Stakes at Fair Grounds (Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges Jr.)

Springboard Mile – December 17, 2022

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Wildatlanticstorm upsets Giant Mischief in the Remington Springboard Mile (Photo by Dustin Orona)

Los Alamitos Futurity – December 17, 2022

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Practical Move and jockey Ramon Vazquez win the Los Alamitos Futurity (Photo © Benoit Photo)

Remsen Stakes – December 3, 2022

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Dubyuhnell wins the Remsen Stakes (Photo by Coglianese Photos)

November

Kentucky Jockey Club – November 26, 2022

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Instant Coffee perked up late in the Kentucky Jockey Club (Photo by Coady Photography)

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile – November 4, 2022

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Forte, with Irad Ortiz aboard, wins the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Photo by Horsephotos.com)

October

Breeders’ Futurity – October 8, 2022

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Forte (left) prevailed in an all-out duel with Loggins in the Breeders’ Futurity (Photo by Coady Photography)

American Pharoah Stakes – October 8, 2022

Champagne Stakes – October 1, 2022

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Blazing Sevens wins the Champagne Stakes (Photo by Janet Garaguso/Coglianese Photos)

September

Iroquois – September 17, 2022

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Curly Jack wins the Iroquois Stakes to kick off the Road to the Kentucky Derby (Photo by Coady Photography)

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