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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 Mohaymen 20 Kiaran McLaughlin Shadwell Stable
3 Sunny Ridge 18 Jason Servis Dennis A. Drazin
4 Exaggerator 16 J. Keith Desormeaux Big Chief Racing, LLC
5 Flexibility 15 Chad Brown Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.
6 Brody's Cause 14 Dale Romans Albaugh Family Stable
7 Greenpointcrusader 14 Dominick Schettino St. Elias Stable, MeB Racing Stables LLC and Brooklyn Boyz Stables
8 Mor Spirit 14 Bob Baffert Michael Lund Petersen
9 Swipe 12 J. Keith Desormeaux Big Chief Racing, LLC
10 Mo Tom 12 Tom Amoss G M B Racing
11 Airoforce 10 Mark Casse John C. Oxley
12 Cocked and Loaded 10 Larry Rivelli Ravin, Richard and Patricia's Hope LLC
13 Discreetness 10 William H. Fires Xpress Thoroughbreds LLC.
14 Riker 10 Nicholas Gonzalez Tucci Stables
15 Collected 10 Bob Baffert Speedway Stable LLC
16 Vorticity 8 James Lawrence II Matthew Schera
17 Rated R Superstar 6 Ken McPeek Radar Racing LLC
18 Toews On Ice 4 Bob Baffert Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
19 Tom’s Ready 4 Dallas Stewart G M B Racing
20 Gordy Florida 4 Kenny Smith Dream Walkin Farms, Inc.
21 Kasseopia 4 H. Graham Motion Team Valor International and Barber, Gary
22 Let’s Meet in Rio 4 Bob Baffert Juddmonte Farms, Inc.
23 Harlan Punch 2 Tom Amoss Rosemont Farm LLC
24 Found Money 2 Doug O’Neill Reddam Racing LLC
25 Hollywood Don 2 Peter Miller Rockingham Ranch
26 I'malreadythere 2 Jerry Hollendorfer Melen, Steve, Robertson, Richard A., Taub, Steve and Hollendorfer, Jerry
27 Fellowship 2 Stanley Gold Jacks or Better Farm, Inc.
28 Sail Ahoy 2 Claude McGaughey III Phipps Stable
29 Portfolio Manager 2 Chad Brown Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.
30 Tizzarunner 2 Mark Casse John C. Oxley
31 Gift Box 2 Chad Brown W.S. Farish
32 Adventist 2 Leah Gyarmati Treadway Racing Stable
33 In Equality 2 Leah Gyarmati Treadway Racing Stable
34 Uncle Walter 2 Mike Maker Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
35 Synchrony 2 Donnie Von Hemel Pin Oak Stud, LLC
36 Unbridled Outlaw 2 Dale Romans Albaugh Family Stable
37 Laoban 2 Eric Guillot McCormick Racing LLC and Southern Equine Stable LLC
38 Bird of Trey 1 John Servis JRitaYoung Thoroughbreds, LLC
39 Van Damme 1 Robert Gorham Mast Thoroughbreds LLC
40 Rare Candy 1 David Hofmans Tarabilla Farms, Inc.
41 Sticksstatelydude 1 Greg Burchell Estate of Alvin Haynes, Ferris, John S., Ward, Brad and Burchell, Beth
42 Urlacher 1 Eoin Harty Godolphin Racing LLC
43 Conquest Big E 1 Mark Casse Conquest Stables, LLC
44 Gun Runner 1 Steve Asmussen Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Three Chimneys Farm
45 Destin 1 Todd Pletcher Twin Creeks Racing Stables, LLC
46 Luna de Loco 1 Steven M. Asmussen Calumet Farm
47 Conquest Windycity 1 Mark Casse Conquest Stables, LLC
Online Horse Racing graded stakes

Graded Stakes Races

Feb 7

Aqueduct: Biogio's Rose S., $100,000, 4&up f&m, 1 1/16...

Santa Anita Park: Palos Verdes S. (G2), $200,000, 4&up, 6f

Sunland Park: Mt. Cristo Rey H., $85,000, 3&up, 4.5f

Feb 13

Aqueduct: Broadway S., $100,000, 4&up f&m, 6f

Aqueduct: Haynesfield S., $100,000, 4&up, 1 1/16m

Golden Gate Fields: El Camino Real Derby (G3), $200,000, 3yo, 1 ...

Gulfstream Park: Royal Delta S. (G2), $200,000, 4&up f&m, 1 1...

Laurel Park: Barbara Fritchie S. (G2), $300,000, 4&up f&m...

Laurel Park: John B. Campbell S., $75,000, 4&up, 1 1/8m

Laurel Park: Maryland Racing Media S., $75,000, 4&up f&m,...

Oaklawn Park: Essex H., $100,000, 4&up, 1 1/16m

Santa Anita Park: Arcadia S. (G2), $200,000, 4&up, 1m

Santa Anita Park: Santa Maria S. (G2), $200,000, 4&up f&m, 1 1...

Sunland Park: Budweiser H., $75,000, 3&up, 6f

Feb 14

Aqueduct: Rego Park S., $125,000, 3yo, 6f

Oaklawn Park: Bayakoa S. (G3), $100,000, 4&up f&m, 1 1/16m

Sunland Park: El Diario H., $75,000, 3&up f&m, 6.5f

Feb 15

Aqueduct: Hollie Hughes H., $100,000, 4&up, 6f

Laurel Park: General George S. (G3), $250,000, 4&up, 7f

Laurel Park: Miracle Wood S., $75,000, 3yo, 1m

Laurel Park: Wide Country S., $75,000, 3yo f, 7f

Oaklawn Park: Southwest S. (G3), $500,000, 3yo, 1 1/16m

Santa Anita Park: San Vicente S. (G2), $200,000, 3yo, 7f

Feb 20

Aqueduct: Franklin Square S., $125,000, 3yo f, 6f

Fair Grounds: Fair Grounds H. (G3), $125,000, 4&up, abt 1 ...

Fair Grounds: Mineshaft H. (G3), $125,000, 4&up, 1 1/16m

Fair Grounds: Rachel Alexandra S. (G2), $20...

Fair Grounds: Veterans Ford Risen Star S. (G2), $400,000, ...

Gulfstream Park: Melody of Colors, $75,000, 3yo f, 5f

Oaklawn Park: Spring Fever S., $100,000, 4&up f&m, 5.5f

Sam Houston Race Park: Jim's Orbit S., $75,000, 3yo c&g, 6f

Sam Houston Race Park: Two Altazano S., $75,000, 3yo f, 6f

Santa Anita Park: Buena Vista S. (G2), $200,000, 4&up f&m, 1m

Sunland Park: Island Fashion S., $75,000, 3yo f, 1m

Feb 27

Aqueduct: Busher S., $125,000, 3yo f, 1 1/16m

Gulfstream Park: Canadian Turf S. (G3), $150,000, 4&up, 1m

Gulfstream Park: Davona Dale S. (G2), $200,000, 3yo f, 1m

Gulfstream Park: Fountain of Youth S. (G2), $400,000, 3yo, 1 ...

Gulfstream Park: Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3), $100,000, 4&up,...

Gulfstream Park: Herecomesthebride S. (G3), $150,000, 3yo f, ...

Gulfstream Park: Palm Beach S. (G3), $150,000, 3yo, 1 1/16m

Gulfstream Park: Sand Springs S., $100,000, 4&up f&m, 1m

Gulfstream Park: Texas Glitter S., $75,000, 3yo, 5f

Oaklawn Park: Downthedustyroad Breeders' S., $100,000, 3&u...

Sam Houston Race Park: Maxxam Gold Cup, $100,000, 4&up, 1 1/8m