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) Call Me Midnight(4) Epicenter(2) Pappacap(1) Trafalgar
Jan. 29 SouthwestOaklawn Park 1 1/16 milesNewgrange(4)Barber Road(2)Ben Diesel(1) Kavod
Feb. 5Holy Bull  Gulfstream Park 1 1/16 miles(10) White Abarrio(4) Simplification(2) Mo Donegal(1) Galt
Feb. 6 Robert B. Lewis  Santa Anita 1 1/16 miles Messier(4) Cabo SpiritWharton(1) Sir London
Feb. 5WithersAqueduct1 1/8 miles (10) Early Voting(4) Un Ojo(2) Gilded Age(1) Grantham
Feb. 12Sam F. DavisTampa Bay Downs1 1/16 miles (10) Classic Causeway(4) Shipsational(2) Volcanic(1) Strike Hard
Feb. 12 El Camino Real Golden Gate 1 1/8 miles (AW) Blackadder(4) Mackinnon(2) Del Mo(1) Il Bellator
Feb. 19Risen StarFair Grounds 1 1/8 miles (50) Epicenter(20) Smile Happy(10) Zandon(5) Pioneer of Medina
Feb. 26RebelOaklawn Park1 1/16 miles (50) Un Ojo(20) Ethereal Road(10) Barber Road(5) Kavod
Mar. 5Battaglia Memorial Turfway Park1 1/16 miles (AW) (10) Tiz the Bomb(4) Stolen Base(2) Grael(1) Rich Strike
Mar. 5Fountain of Youth Gulfstream Park 1 1/16 miles (50) Simplification(20) In Due Time(10) O Captain(5) Emmanuel
Mar. 5Gotham Aqueduct1 mile (50) Morello(20) Dean's List(10) Golden Code(5) Life Is Great
Mar. 5San Felipe Santa Anita 1 1/16 miles (50) Forbidden Kingdom(20) Doppelganger(10) Happy Jack(5) Beautiful Act
Mar. 12Tampa Bay Derby Tampa Bay Downs1 1/16 miles (50) Classic Causeway(20) Grantham(10) Shipsational(5) Golden Glider
Mar. 27Sunland DerbySunland Park 1 1/8 miles (50) Slow Down Andy(20) Bye Bye Bobby(10) Pepper Spray(5) Fowler Blue
Mar. 26Louisiana Derby Fair Grounds 1 3/16 miles (100) Epicenter(40) Zozos(20) Pioneer of Medina(10) Rattle N Roll
Mar. 26UAE Derby Meydan1 1/8 miles (100) Crown Pride(40) Summer is Tomorrow(20) Island Falcon(10) Bendoog
Apr. 2Florida Derby Gulfstream Park 1 1/8 miles (100) White Abarrio(40) Charge It(20) Simplification(10) Pappacap
Apr. 2Arkansas DerbyOaklawn Park1 1/8 miles (100) Cyberknife(40) Barber Road(20) Secret Oath(10) Doppelganger
Apr. 2Jeff Ruby Steaks Turfway Park 1 3/16 miles (AW)(100) Tiz the Bomb(40) Tawny Port(20) Rich Strike(10) Dowagiac Chief
Apr. 9Blue Grass Keeneland 1 1/8 miles (100) Zandon(40) Smile Happy(20) Emmanuel(10) Golden Glider
Apr. 9 Santa Anita Derby Santa Anita 1 1/8 miles(100) Taiba(40) Messier(20) Happy Jack(10) Armagnac
Apr. 9Wood MemorialAqueduct 1 1/8 Miles(100) Mo Donegal(40) Early Voting(20) Skippylongstocking(10) A.P.'s Secret
Apr. 16LexingtonKeeneland 1 1/16 miles (20) tawny Port(8) Major General(4) In Due Time(2) Ethereal Road