April 16, 2024

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2024 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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Most Recent Kentucky Derby horse racing news from Brisnet from 2023:


Post Positions for the 149th Kentucky Derby

*Post positions for the 150th Kentucky Derby is to be determined

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
1Fierceness136
2Catching Freedom125
3Forever Young (JPN)100
4Endlessly100
5Track Phantom70
6West Saratoga67
7Just Steel65
8Honor Marie65
9Dornoch60
10Domestic Product60
RankHorsePoints
11Sierra Leone55
12Catalytic 50
13Deterministic 50
14Mystik Dan46
15No More Time45
16Grand Mo the First40
17Common Defense37
18Hades30
19El Grande O30
20T O PasswordJapan Invite

Last updated April 13, 2024


2023 Road to the Kentucky Derby

April

Lexington – April 13, 2023

Encino wins the Lexington (G3) at Keeneland (Photo by Coady Photography)

Santa Anita Derby – April 6, 2023

Blue Grass – April 6, 2023

Sierra Leone wins The Toyota Blue Grass (G1) at Keeneland (Photo by Coady Photography / Credit to mary Ellet)

Wood Memorial – April 6, 2023

Resilience wins the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct (Photo by Coglianese Photography)

March

Arkansas Derby – March 30, 2024

Muth wins the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn (Photo by Coady Photography)

Florida Derby – March 30, 2024

UAE Derby – March 30, 2024

Forever Young wins the UAE Derby at Meydan racecourse (Photo by Horsephotos)

Jeff Ruby Steaks – March 23, 2024

Catching Freedom wins the Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds (Photo by Hodges Photography / Credit to Lou Hodges, Jr.)

Louisiana Derby – March 23, 2024

Endlessly wins the Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) at Turfway Park (Photo by Coady Photography)

Tampa Bay Derby – March 9, 2024

Domestic Product wins Tampa Bay Derby (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs (Photo by SV Photography)

San Felipe Stakes – March 3, 2024

Imagination (outside), with Frankie Dettori aboard, edges stablemate Wine Me Up in the San Felipe S. (G2) at Santa Anita (Photo by Horsephotos.com)

John Battaglia Memorial – March 2, 2024

Encino wins the John Battaglia Memorial (Photo by Coady Photography)

Gotham Stakes – March 2, 2024

Deterministic wins at Aqueduct
Deterministic made his stakes debut a winning one in the Gotham at Aqueduct (Photo by Coglianese Photography / credit to Chelsea Durand)

Fountain of Youth Stakes – March 2, 2024

Dornoch wins The Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park
Dornoch wins the Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park (Photo by Coglianese Photography / Credit to Lauren King)

February

Rebel Stakes – February 24, 2024

Timberlake wins the Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn Park
Timberlake wins the Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn Park (Photo by Coady Photography / Credit to Renee Torbit)

Sunland Derby – February 18, 2024

Stronghold secured his first graded stakes win in the Sunland Park Derby (G3) at Sunland Park (Photo by Coady Photography)
Stronghold secured his first graded stakes win in the Sunland Park Derby (G3) at Sunland Park (Photo by Coady Photography)

Risen Star Stakes – February 17, 2023

Sierra Leone passes Track Phantom in deep stretch to win the Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds (Photo by Hodges Photography / Credit to Lou Hodges, Jr.)

Sam F. Davis Stakes – February 10, 2023

Withers Stakes – February 3, 2023

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Hit Show wins the Withers Stakes (Photo by Coglianese Photos)

Robert B. Lewis Stakes – February 3, 2024

Nysos wins the Robert B. Lewis S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park (Photo by Benoit Photography)

Holy Bull Stakes – February 3, 2024

Hades wins the Holy Bull (Photo by Coglianes Photography / Credit to Lauren King)

Southwest Stakes – February 3, 2024

Mystik Dan wins the Southwest S. (G3) (Photo by Coady Photography / Credit to Kurtis Coady)

January

Lecomte Stakes – January 20, 2024

Track Phantom wins the Lecomte (G3) at Fair Grounds
Track Phantom wins the Lecomte (G3) at Fair Grounds (Photo by Hodges Photography)

Jerome Stakes – January 6, 2024

Drum Roll Please wins The Jerome S. (G ) at Aqueduct
Drum Roll Please wins The Jerome S. (G ) at Aqueduct (Photo by Coglianese Photography)

Smarty Jones Stakes – January 1, 2024

Catching Freedom captured the Smarty Jones on Oaklawn Park’s Road to the Kentucky Derby (Photo by Coady Photography)

December

Gun Runner Stakes – December 23, 2023

Track Phantom wins the Gun Runner S. at Fairgrounds (Photo by Hodges Photography)

Los Alamitos Futurity – December 16, 2023

Wynstock wins over Stronghold to win the the Los Alamitos Futurity (G2), Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course
Wynstock wins over Stronghold to win the the Los Alamitos Futurity (G2), Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course (Photo by Benoit Photography)

Springboard Mile – December 15, 2023

Otto the Conqueror ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, defeats Glengarry and Luis Saez in the Remington Springboard Mile (Photo by Dustin Orona Photography/Remington Park photo)

Remsen Stakes – December 2, 2023

Dornoch in The Remsen (G2) at Aqueduct
Dornoch (inside) edges Sierre Leone in the Remsen (G2) at Aqueduct (Photo by Coglianese Photography / Credit to Susie Raisher)

November

Kentucky Jockey Club – November 25, 2023

Honor Marie wins the 2023 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) (Coady Photography)

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile – November 3, 2023

Fierceness winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Santa Anita (Photo by Horsephotos.com)

October

Street Sense – October 29, 2023

Liberal Arts winning the Street Sense (G3) at Churchill Downs (Photo by Coady Photography)
Liberal Arts winning the Street Sense (G3) at Churchill Downs (Photo by Coady Photography)

Breeders’ Futurity – October 7, 2023

American Pharoah Stakes – October 7, 2023

Locked in the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland
Locked wins the Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland (Photo by Coady Photography / Credit John Gallagher)

Champagne Stakes – October 7, 2023

Timberlake in the Champagne at Aqueduct
Timberlake records a smashing win in the Champagne at Aqueduct (Photo by Coglianese Photography / Credit to Joe Labozzetta)

September

Iroquois – September 16, 2023

West Saratoga in the Iroquois at Churchill Downs
West Saratoga wins the Iroquois at Churchill Downs (Photo by Coady Photography)

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