Derby Alumni: See who remains active from the Run for the Roses

Derby Alumni: See who remains active from the Run for the Roses
Photo: Mary M. Meek/Eclipse Sportswire

Both of Steve Asmussen's entries in the 2021 Kentucky Derby are set to run this week. Midnight Bourbon will take on Grade 1 company in the Clark Stakes on Friday at Churchill Downs, and Super Stock is entered in Tuesday's Zia Park Derby.

For the latest on the rest of the 2021 Derby field, take a look at the table below.
2021 DerbyHorseStatus / Last raceNotes
1stMedina Spirit2nd, Breeders' Cup ClassicCould come back for 2022
2ndMandaloun 1st, Haskell Stakes (G1), July 17 at MTHBack on track
3rdHot Rod Charlie4th, Breeders' Cup ClassicComing back for 2022
4thEssential Quality3rd Breeders' Cup ClassicRetired
5thO Besos2nd Matt Winn (G3), May 29 at CDWorked 4f Wednesday at CD
6thMidnight Bourbon2nd, Pennsylvania Derby (G1)Entered in Clark Stakes (G1)
7thKeepmeinmind4th, Travers (G1)Out until 2022
8thHelium3rd, Robert Hilton MemorialLast worked Sept. 15
9thKnown AgendaBelmont StakesRetired
10thHighly MotivatedKentucky DerbyLast worked Aug. 8
11thSainthood5th, Belmont Derby (G1), July 10No works since last race
12thLike the King2nd, Bryan StationRaced Oct. 30
13thBourbonic5th, Pennsylvania Derby (G1)Worked 4f Friday at BEL
14thHidden StashKentucky DerbyWorked 3f Wednesday at KEE
15thBrooklyn Strong4th, Pegasus StakesWorked 4f Saturday at PRX
16thSuper Stock3rd, Oklahoma Derby (G3)Entered in Zia Park Derby
17thRock Your World9th, Twilight Derby (G2)Retired
18thDynamic One7th, Travers (G1)No works since last race
19thSoup and Sandwich9th, PerryvilleWorked 4f Nov. 16 at CAA

One of the contenders in the 2020 edition of the Derby will be in action on Thursday. Necker Island, trained by Chris Hartman, will run in the Thanksgiving Classic on opening day at Fair Grounds.

Among others in the field, Attachment Rate recently returned to work at Churchill Downs for trainer Dale Romans. Major Fed raced Sunday, finishing second in an allowance race under the twin spires.
2020 DerbyHorseStatus / Last raceNotes
1stAuthenticRetiredStands at Spendthrift ($75,000)
2ndTiz the LawRetiredStands at Ashford Stud ($40,000)
3rdMr. Big News4th in CD allowance race on Aug. 17Worked Aug. 28 at CNL
4thHonor A. P.RetiredStands at Lane's End ($15,000)
5thMax Player8th in Breeders' Cup ClassicRaced Nov. 6
6thStorm The Court5th in 2021 San Carlos (G2)No works since last race (March 6)
7thEnforceable9th in CD allowance on June 18Last worked Aug. 4
8thNy Traffic6th in Charles Town Classic (G2)Worked 3f Sunday at GP
9thNecker IslandWon Bet on SunshineEntered in Thanksgiving Classic
10thMajor Fed2nd in CD allowanceRaced Sunday
11thSole Volante6th in Sycamore StakesRaced Oct. 22
12thWinning ImpressingDeceased 
13thMoney MovesRetired 
14thAttachment Rate3rd in CD allowance race on June 4Worked 4f Sunday at CD
15thSouth BendWon CD allowance raceRaced Nov. 13

The 2019 Derby field featured fewer horses who are currently active. But  Code of Honor will be back in action in the near future, with a start planned in the Cigar Mile (G1).

For the latest on that field, see below.
2019 DerbyHorseStatus / Last raceNotes
1stCountry HouseRetiredStands at Darby Dan Farm ($7,500)
2ndCode of Honor2nd in 2021 Fayette (G2)Probable for Cigar Mile (G1)
3rdTacitusRetiredWill stand at Taylor Made ($10,000)
4thImprobableRetiredStands at WinStar ($40,000)
5thGame WinnerRetiredStands at Lane's End ($30,000)
6thMaster FencerWon Mercury Cup at Marioka 
7thWar of WillRetiredStands at Claiborne ($25,000)
8thPlus Que Parfait5th in 2021 Isaac Murphy MarathonNo works since last race (April 27)
9thWin Win WinRetiredStands at Ocala Stud ($5,000)
10thCutting HumorRetiredWill stand at McDowell Farm (Arkansas)
11thBy My StandardsRetiredWill stand at Spendthrift ($7,500)
12thVekomaRetiredStands at Spendthrift ($20,000)
13thBodexpressRetiredStands at Barton Thoroughbreds ($5,000)
14thTax10th in 2021 Pegasus World CupLast worked May 1.
15thRoadster3rd in 2021 PolynesianLast worked Oct. 12
16thLong Range Toddy2nd in CD allowance raceRaced Nov. 17
17thMaximum SecurityRetiredStanding at Ashford Stud ($20,000)
18thSpinoff4th in 2020 Woodward (G1)Worked 4f on 6/6 at BEL
19thGray Magician7th in DMR claiming race Last worked Oct. 24

In news from pre-2019 Derbies, the biggest recent update came from Firenze Fire, who was retired to stand in Japan.

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