2016 Road to the Kentucky Derby
The Road to the Kentucky Derby is new to horse racing and includes two new schedules with a points system for 2016. The old format of graded stakes race and the accumulation of graded stakes earnings is gone and now there will be two schedules in which trainers and horses can accumulate points to earn their way into the 2016 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
Kentucky Derby Points System
Trainers and horses will be awarded 10 points for a win, 4 points for a place, 2 points for a show and 1 point if they round out the superfecta and finish in 4 th place. Kentucky Derby Point System .
Road to the Derby Schedule
Below you will find the schedule for the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" which is the first of the two schedules of Prep Race dates. The Road to the Kentucky Derby schedule does not offer as many points for each races when compared to the second schedule but it offers trainers a chance to pick up an early points lead before the Kentucky Derby Championship Series starts.
Handicapping the Road to the Kentucky Derby
Our expansive online coverage of the 2016 Road to the Kentucky Derby includes prep race results, horse racing news updates, an up-to-date listing of points standings, contenders, workouts, past performances and even speed ratings. Get all the handicapping information you need right here and Bet With Confidence at All Horse Racing!
|12th Sept, 2015||Iroquois||1 1/16M||Churchill Downs||Cocked and Loaded||Rated R Superstar||Conquest Windycity||Unbridled Outlaw|
|26th Sept, 2015||FrontRunner||1 1/16M||Santa Anita||Nyquist||Swipe||Hollywood Don||Rare Candy|
|3rd Oct, 2015||Breeders' Futurity||1 1/16M (S)||Keeneland||Brody's Cause||Exaggerator||Rated R Superstar||Sticksstatelydude|
|3rd Oct, 2015||Champagne Stakes||1M||Belmont||Greenpointcrusader||Sunny Ridge||Portfolio Manager||Sail Ahoy|
|4th Oct, 2015||Grey||1 1/16M (S)||Woodbine||Riker||Kasseopia||Tizzarunner||Van Damme|
|31st Oct, 2015||Breeders' Cup Juvenile||1 1/16M||Keeneland||Nyquist||Swipe||Brody's Cause||Exaggerator|
|21st Nov, 2015||Delta Downs Jackpot||1 1/16M||Delta Downs||Exaggerator||Sunny Ridge||Harlan Punch||Found Money|
|28th Nov, 2015||Remsen Stakes||1 1/16M||Aqueduct||Mohaymen||Flexibility||Gift Box||Sail Ahoy|
|28th Nov, 2015||Kentucky Jockey Club||1 1/16M||Churchill Downs||Airoforce||Mor Spirit||Mo Tom||Gun Runner|
|19th Dec, 2015||Los Alamitos Futurity||1 1/16M||Los Alamitos||Mor Spirit||Toews On Ice||I'malreadythere||Urlacher|
|2nd Jan, 2016||Jerome Handicap||1 mile 70 yds||Aqueduct||Flexibility||Vorticity||In Equality||Bird Of Trey|
|9th Jan, 2016||Sham Stakes||1M||Santa Anita||Collected||Let's Meet in Rio||Laoban||Found Money|
|16th Jan, 2015||Lecomte Stakes||1M 70 yds||Fair Grounds||Mo Tom||Tom's Ready||Uncle Walter||Destin|
|18th Jan, 2016||Smarty Jones Stakes||1M||Oaklawn Park||Discreetness||Gordy Florida||Synchrony||Luna De Loco|
|30th Jan, 2016||Holy Bull Stakes||1 1/16M||Gulfstream||Mohaymen||Greenpointcrusader||Fellowship||Conquest Big E|
|30th Jan, 2016||Withers Stakes||1 1/16M||Aqueduct||Sunny Ridge||Vorticity||Adventist||Flexibility|
|6th Feb, 2016||Robert B. Lewis||1 1/16 M||Santa Anita Park||Mor Spirit||Uncle Lino||I Will Score||Dressed in Hermes|
|13th Feb, 2016||El Camino Real Derby||1 1/8M (S)||Golden Gate||Frank Conversation||Tusk||Kasseopia||San Dimas|
|15th Feb, 2016||Southwest Stakes||1 1/16M||Oaklawn Park||Suddenbreakingnews||Whitmore||American Dubai||Collected|
Graded Stakes Races
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
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
Belmont Park: Astoria, $250,000, 2yo f, 5.5f
Belmont Park: Intercontinental, $150,000, 4&up f&m, 7f
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
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
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