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2016 Kentucky Derby Contenders

When is the Kentucky Derby?
The 142nd Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Where is the Kentucky Derby?
The Derby is raced at Churchill Downs Racecourse in Louisville, Kentucky

Where can I watch the Kentucky Derby?
Watch the Kentucky Derby Betting live on TV with NBC at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky.

Get ready to celebrate the fastest two minutes in sports. The Road to the Derby schedule has started and we are on the way to determining the contenders for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Derby odds to win are posted here at All Horse Racing so horse racing fans can get a head start on establishing a solid betting strategy before the other horse betting sites. Bet on contenders during the Road to the Roses to get the best opportunity to lock in huge odds well before the competition.

Kentucky Derby Points Standings

As the Road to the Kentucky Derby progresses, we will pay close attention to the Kentucky Derby Points Standings while providing daily updates about all of the best 2 year old horses in North America. Only 20 horses are able to enter the starting gate for the Fastest Two Minutes in Sports but many more will compete for a spot.

Road to the Kentucky Derby Handicapping

Be sure to read up on our expansive selection of Road to the Kentucky Derby handicapping tips and updates including Road to the Roses Race Recaps, Derby Prep Horses to Watch, Contender Profiles, Notable Works, Winning Speed Figures , Injury Reports, News & Notes and more! All Horse Racing offers more Kentucky Derby horse racing information than any site making it a fasters, easier and better place to bet on the 2016 Kentucky Derby.

What is the Also Eligible Rule?

The AE or Also Eligible rule comes in to effect in the event of a scratched horse in the days or weeks before the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs . For example, in 2011 Uncle Mo was scratched by trainer Todd Pletcher for Kentucky Derby 137th; under the new rules the next highest points earner which was Sway Away. This ensures that the Kentucky Derby will always run a full 20 horse field going forward.

Bet on the Kentucky Derby

When you bet on the Kentucky Derby, be sure to pay attention to any horses that are early scratches and know who the possible Also-Eligible horses are according to their Kentucky Derby Points System.

2016 Kentucky Derby Contenders

Rank Contenders Points Trainer Owner
1 Nyquist 30 Doug O’Neill Reddam Racing LLC
2 Exaggerator 16 J. Keith Desormeaux Big Chief Racing, LLC
3 Brody's Cause 14 Dale Romans Albaugh Family Stable
4 Swipe 12 J. Keith Desormeaux Big Chief Racing, LLC
5 Greenpointcrusader 10 Dominick Schettino St. Elias Stable, MeB Racing Stables LLC and Brooklyn Boyz Stables
6 Cocked and Loaded 10 Larry Rivelli Ravin, Richard and Patricia's Hope LLC
7 Riker 10 Nicholas Gonzalez Tucci Stables
8 Sunny Ridge 8 Jason Servis Dennis A. Drazin
9 Rated R Superstar 6 Ken McPeek Radar Racing LLC
10 Kasseopia 4 H. Graham Motion Team Valor International and Barber, Gary
11 Harlan Punch 2 Tom Amoss Rosemont Farm LLC
12 Hollywood Don 2 Peter Miller Rockingham Ranch
13 Portfolio Manager 2 Chad Brown Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.
14 Tizzarunner 2 Mark Casse John C. Oxley
15 Unbridled Outlaw 2 Dale Romans Albaugh Family Stable
16 Found Money 1 Doug O’Neill Reddam Racing LLC
17 Van Damme 1 Robert Gorham Mast Thoroughbreds LLC
18 Sticksstatelydude 1 Greg Burchell Estate of Alvin Haynes, Ferris, John S., Ward, Brad and Burchell, Beth
18 Sail Ahoy 1 Claude McGaughey III Phipps Stable
20 Rare Candy 1 David Hofmans Tarabilla Farms, Inc.
21 Conquest Windycity 1 Mark Casse Conquest Stables, LLC
Online Horse Racing graded stakes

Graded Stakes Races

Nov 26

Aqueduct: Fall Highweight H (G3), $250,000, 3&up, 6f

Aqueduct: Furlough S., $150,000, 2yo f, 6f

Churchill Downs: Falls City H (G2), $200,000, 3&up f/m, 9f

Churchill Downs: River City H (G3), $100,000, 3&up, 9f

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Hollywood Turf Cup (G2), $250,000, 3&up, 12f

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots: Thanksgiving H., $60,000, 3&up, 6f

Nov 27

Aqueduct: Go for Wand H (G3), $300,000, 3&up f/m, 8f

Aqueduct: King's Swan S., $150,000, 2yo, 6f

Churchill Downs: Clark H (G1), $500,000, 3&up, 9f

Churchill Downs: Commonwealth Turf (G3), $100,000, 3yo, 8.5f

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Seabiscuit H (G2), $250,000, 3&up, 8.5f

Remington Park: Don C. McNeill, $75,000, 2yo, 8f

Remington Park: Slide Show, $75,000, 2yo f, 8f

Nov 28

Aqueduct: Cigar Mile H (G1), $500,000, 3&up, 8f

Aqueduct: Comely S. (G3), $300,000, 3yo f, 9f

Aqueduct: Demoiselle S. (G2), $300,000, 2yo f, 9f

Aqueduct: Remsen S. (G2), $300,000, 2yo, 9f

Churchill Downs: Golden Rod S. (G2), $200,000, 2yo f, 8.5f

Churchill Downs: Kentucky Jockey Club S. (G2), $200,000, 2yo,...

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Hollywood Derby (G1), $300,000, 3yo, 9f

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Jimmy Durante S. (G3), $100,000, 2yo f, 8f

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Native Diver H (G3), $150,000, 3&up, 9f

Gulfstream Park West: Buffalo Man S., $75,000, 2yo, 6f

Gulfstream Park West: House Party S., $75,000, 2yo f, 6f

Nov 29

Aqueduct: New York Stallion Series (Thunder Rumble Div...

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3), $100,000, 2yo, 8f

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club: Matriarch S. (G1), $300,000, 3&up f/m, 8f

Golden Gate Fields: Berkeley H (G3), $100,000, 3&up, 8.5f

Woodbine: Display S., $125,000, 2yo, 8.5f

Woodbine: Valedictory S. (G3), $150,000, 3&up, 14f

Dec 5

Aqueduct: Garland of Roses H., $100,000, 3&up f/m, 6f

Golden Gate Fields: Gold Rush, $75,000, 2yo, 8f

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Canterbury, $110,000, 3&up, 5...

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Distaff Dash, $110,000, 3&up ...

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Emerald, $125,000, 3&up, 8.5f

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Express, $110,000, 3&up, 6f

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Glass Slipper, $110,000, 3&up...

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Iron Horse, $110,000, 3&up, 8...

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Jewel, $200,000, 3&up, 9f

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Rapid Transit, $110,000, 3&up...

Gulfstream Park: Claiming Crown Tiara, $125,000, 3&up f/m, 8....