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

Graded Stakes Races

Oct 10

Belmont Park: Knickerbocker (G3), $200,000, 3&up, 9f

Charles Town Races: West Virginia Breeders' Classic, $500,000, 3...

Charles Town Races: West Virginia Cavada Breeders' Classic, $150...

Charles Town Races: West Virginia Dash for Cash Breeders' Classi...

Keeneland: Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented b...

Parx Racing: Plum Pretty S, $75,000, 3&up f&m, 8.5f

Santa Anita Park: Surfer Girl S, $100,000, 2yo f, 8f

Santa Anita Park: Zuma Beach S, $100,000, 2yo, 8f

ThistleDown Racino: Best of Ohio Distaff, $150,000, 3&up f&m, 9f

ThistleDown Racino: Best of Ohio Endurance, $150,000, 3&up, 10f

ThistleDown Racino: Best of Ohio Sprint, $150,000, 3&up, 6f

Oct 11

Fresno (Big Fresno Fair): Harris Farms S, $100,000, 3&up, 6f

Woodbine: Bunty Lawless S, $125,000, 3&up, 8f

Woodbine: Cup and Saucer S, $250,000, 2yo, 8.5f

Oct 12

Belmont Park: Pebbles S, $200,000, 3yo f, 8f

Hastings Racecourse: Ascot Graduation, $75,000, 2yo, 8.5f

Hastings Racecourse: Ballerina S (G3), $100,000, 3&up f&m, 9f

Hastings Racecourse: British Columbia Premier's (G3), $100,000, 3...

Hastings Racecourse: Fantasy S, $75,000, 2yo f, 8.5f

Santa Anita Park: California Flag S, $100,000, 3&up, abt 6.5f

Woodbine: Carotene S, $150,000, 3yo f, 9f

Oct 16

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Cup, $175,000, 3&up, 8.5f

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Distaff, $145,000, 3&up f&...

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Distaff Sprint, $130,000, ...

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Distaff Turf, $130,000, 3&...

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Juvenile, $100,000, 2yo c&...

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Lassie, $100,000, 2yo f, 6...

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Sprint, $130,000, 3&up, 6f

Remington Park: Oklahoma Classics Turf, $130,000, 3&up, 8.5f

Oct 17

Belmont Park: Athenia (G3), $200,000, 3&up f&m, 8.5f

Belmont Park: Futurity S (G2), $200,000, 2yo, 6f

Finger Lakes: New York Breeders' Futurity, $200,000, 2yo, ...

Keeneland: Lexus Raven Run S (G2), $250,000, 3yo f, 7f

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Classic, $150,000, 3&up, 9f

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Distaff, $100,000, 3&up f&m...

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Distaff Starter H, $50,000,...

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Ladies, $125,000, 3&up f&m,...

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Lassie, $100,000, 2yo f, 6f

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Nursery, $100,000, 2yo, 6f

Laurel Park: Maryland Million Sprint, $100,000, 3&up, 6f