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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 International Star 171 Mike Marker Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
2 Dortmund 170 Bob Baffert Kaleem Shah, Inc.
3 Carpe Diem 164 Todd Pletcher WinStar Farm LLC and Stonestreet Stables LLC
4 American Pharoah 160 Bob Baffert Zayat Stables, LLC
5 Frosted 113 Kiaran McLaughlin Godolphin Racing LLC
6 Mubtaahij 100 Mike de Kock Sheikh Mohd bin Khalifa al Maktoum
7 Materiality 100 Todd Pletcher Alto Racing, LLC
8 El Kabeir 95 John Terranova II Zayat Stables, LLC
9 Upstart 76 Rick Violette Jr. Ralph M. Evans
10 Far Right 62 Ron Moquett LaPenta, Robert V. and Rosenblum, Harry T
11 Itsaknockout 60 Todd A. Pletcher Starlight Racing
12 Firing Line 58 Simon Callaghan Arnold Zetcher LLC
13 Danzig Moon 45 Mark Casse John C. Oxley
14 War Story 44 Tom Amoss Dunn, Christopher T. and Loooch Racing Stables, Inc.
15 Tencendur 41 George Weaver Philip S. Birsh
16 Stanford 40 Todd Pletcher Stonestreet Stables LLC, Magnier, M., Tabor, M. and Smith, D.
17 Mr. Z 34 D. Wayne Lukas Zayat Stables, LLC
18 Ocho Ocho Ocho 30 Jim Cassidy DP Racing, LLC
19 Bolo 30 Carla Gaines Golden Pegasus Racing, Inc. and Mack, Earle I.
20 Keen Ice 22 Dale Romans Donegal Racing
21 Frammento 20 Nick Zito Mossarosa
22 Bold Conquest 17 Steven M. Asmussen Ackerley Brothers Farm
23 Metaboss 10 Jeff Bonde Arndt, M. J., McFetridge, S. M., Preiss, D., Metanovic, M. and Azcarate, C.
24 Firespike 10 Mike Maker Skychai Racing LLC, Warner, Charles Kevin, and Sand Dollar Stable LLC
Online Horse Racing graded stakes

Graded Stakes Races

May 30

Belmont Park: Pennine Ridge, $200,000, 3yo, 9f

Churchill Downs: Aristides (G3), $100,000, 3&up, 6f

Evangeline Downs: Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint, $300,000, 3&up...

Evangeline Downs: Evangeline Mile, $100,000, 3&up, 8f

Evangeline Downs: Opelousas S., $100,000, 3&up f&m, 8.5f

Penn National Race Course: Lyphard S., $75,000, 3&up f&m, 8.5f

Penn National Race Course: Mountainview H., $200,000, 3&up, 9f

Penn National Race Course: Penn Mile (G3), $500,000, 3yo, 8f

Penn National Race Course: Penn Oaks, $150,000, 3yo f, 8f

Penn National Race Course: Pennsylvania Governor's Cup H., $150,000, 3&...

Prairie Meadows: Panthers S., $75,000, 3yo f, 8f

May 31

Belmont Park: Wonder Again, $200,000, 3yo f, 9f

Belterra Park: Green Carpet S., $75,000, 3yo, 8.5f

Santa Anita Park: Siren Lure S., $75,000, 3&up, abt 6.5f

Woodbine: Lady Angela S., $125,000, 3yo f, 7f

Jun 4

Belmont Park: Astoria, $250,000, 2yo f, 5.5f

Belmont Park: Intercontinental, $150,000, 4&up f&m, 7f

Jun 5

Belmont Park: Belmont Gold Cup Invitational, $250,000, 4&u...

Belmont Park: Jersey Girl S., $150,000, 3yo f, 6f

Belmont Park: New York S. (G2), $300,000, 4&up f&m, 10f

Belmont Park: Tremont, $250,000, 2yo, 5.5f

Belmont Park: True North S. (G2), $250,000, 4&up, 6f

Jun 6

Belmont Park: Acorn S. (G1), $750,000, 3yo f, 8f

Belmont Park: Belmont S. (G1), $1,500,000, 3yo, 12f

Belmont Park: Brooklyn Invitational (G2), $400,000, 4&up, ...

Belmont Park: Easy Goer S., $150,000, 3yo, 8.5f

Belmont Park: Jaipur Invitational (G3), $300,000, 4&up, 6f

Belmont Park: Longines Just a Game S. (G1), $700,000, 4&up...

Belmont Park: Manhattan S. (G1), $1,000,000, 4&up, 10f

Belmont Park: Metropolitan H. (G1), $1,250,000, 3&up, 8f

Belmont Park: Ogden Phipps S. (G1), $1,000,000, 4&up f&m, ...

Belmont Park: Woody Stephens S. (G2), $500,000, 3yo, 7f

Canterbury Park: Brooks Fields S., $75,000, 3&up, 8f

Jun 7

Monmouth Park: Monmouth S. (G2), $200,000, 3&up, 9f

Santa Anita Park: Affirmed S. (G3), $100,000, 3yo, 8.5f

Woodbine: Eclipse S. (G2), $200,000, 4&up, 8.5f