Kentucky Derby 2022 - Road to the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby 2022Kentucky Derby 2022 will be run for the 148th time on Saturday, May 7 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.  Effective for the 2022 road to the Derby, horses trained by any individual suspended from racing in the Kentucky Derby cannot earn points to the race. Continuing from 2021, preps in California, New York, Florida and Kentucky will be run without Lasix. Horses who do run on the medication will not receive Derby points. Those horses are designated with a [*] in the chart. 


The following are results of each prep race and points earned. The table will be updated reflecting any changes to the schedule.

DateRace Track Distance 

1st (points)

2nd (points) 3rd (points) 4th (points) 
Sept. 18Iroquois Churchill Downs 1 mile(10) Major General(4) Tough to Tame(2) Red Knobs(1) Bourbon Heist
Oct. 1American Pharoah Santa Anita 1 1/16 miles  Corniche(4) Pappacap(2) Oviatt ClassRockefeller
Oct. 2

ChampagneBelmont Park
1 1/16 miles
(10) Jack Christopher(4) Commandperformance(2) Wit(1) My Prankster
Oct. 9Breeders' Futurity Keeneland 1 mile (10) Rattle N Roll(4) Double Thunder(2) Classic Causeway(1) American Sanctuary
Nov. 5Breeders' Cup Juvenile Del Mar1 1/16 miles Corniche(8) Pappacap(4) Giant Game(2) Commandperformance
Nov. 27Kentucky Jockey Club Churchill Downs 1 1/16 miles (10) Smile Happy(4) Classic Causeway(2) White Abarrio(1) Ben Diesel
Dec. 4Remsen Aqueduct 1 1/8 miles (10) Mo Donegal(4) Zandon(2) Midnight Chrome(1) Mr. Jefferson
Dec. 11Los Alamitos Futurity Los Alamitos 1 1/16 miles (10) Slow Down AndyMessierBarossa(1) Durante
Dec. 17Springboard Mile Remington Park  1 mile (10) Make It Big(4) Osbourne(2) Concept(1) Classic Moment
Dec. 26Gun RunnerFair Grounds1 1/16 miles(10) Epicenter(4) Tejano Twist(2) Surfer Dude(1) Kevin's Folly
Jan. 1Jerome Aqueduct 1 mile (10) Courvoisier(4) Smarten Up(2) Cooke Creek(1) Unbridled Bomber
Jan. 1Smarty JonesOaklawn Park1 mile (10) Dash Attack(4) Barber Road(2) Ignitis(1) Kavod
Jan. 1Sham Santa Anita 1 mile NewgrangeRockefeller(2) Oviatt Class(1) Mackinnon
Jan. 22 Lecomte Fair Grounds 1 1/16 miles (10)(4)(2)(1)
Jan. 29 SouthwestOaklawn Park 1 1/16 miles(10) (4)(2)(1)
Feb. 5 Robert B. Lewis  Santa Anita 1 1/16 miles (10)(4)(2)(1)
Feb. 5Holy Bull  Gulfstream Park 1 1/16 miles(10)(4)(2)(1)
Feb. 5Sam F. DavisTampa Bay Downs1 1/16 miles (10)(4)(2)(1)
Feb. 12WithersAqueduct1 1/8 miles (10)(4)(2)(1)
Feb. 19 El Camino Real Golden Gate 1 1/8 miles (AW) (10)(4)(2)(1) 
Feb. 19Risen StarFair Grounds 1 1/8 miles (50)(20)(10)(5)
Feb. 26RebelOaklawn Park1 1/16 miles (50)(20)(10)(5)
Mar. 4Battaglia Memorial Turfway Park1 1/16 miles (AW) (10)(4)(2)(1)
Mar. 5Fountain of Youth Gulfstream Park 1 1/16 miles (50) (20)(10)(5)
Mar. 12Gotham Aqueduct1 mile (50)(20)(10)(5)
Mar. 12Tampa Bay Derby Tampa Bay Downs1 1/16 miles (50)(20) (10)(5)
Mar. 12San Felipe Santa Anita 1 1/16 miles (50)(20)(10)(5)
Mar. 27Sunland DerbySunland Park 1 1/8 miles (50)(20)(10)(5)
Mar. 26Louisiana Derby Fair Grounds 1 3/16 miles (100) (40)(20)(10)
Mar. 26UAE Derby Meydan1 1/8 miles (100)(40)(20)(10)
Apr. 2Jeff Ruby Steaks Turfway Park 1 3/16 miles (AW)(100)(40)(20)(10)
Apr. 2 Florida Derby Gulfstream Park 1 1/8 miles (100) (40)(20)(10)
Apr. 9Blue Grass Keeneland 1 1/8 miles (100)(40) (20)(10)
Apr. 9 Santa Anita Derby Santa Anita 1 1/8 miles(100) (40)(20)(10)
Apr. 9Wood MemorialAqueduct 1 1/8 Miles(100)(40)(20)(10)
Apr. 2Arkansas DerbyOaklawn Park 1 1/8 miles (100)(40)(20)(10)
Apr. 16LexingtonKeeneland 1 1/16 miles (20)(8)(4)(2)