Early look at Kentucky Derby undercard stakes

Early look at Kentucky Derby undercard stakes
Photo: Eclipse Sportswire

The Kentucky Derby program on May 1 at Churchill Downs will feature five graded stakes in addition to the 1 1/4-mile classic. On Friday, Churchill Downs provided an early look at who is targeting the undercard stakes. Click on the race names to learn more.

$500,000 Pat Day Mile (G2)

Dream Shake (Peter Eurton); Excellent Timing (Chad Brown); Gretzky the Great (Mark Casse); Jackie’s Warrior (Steve Asmussen); Prevalence (Brendan Walsh); and Whiskey Double (Steve Asmussen).

$500,000 Distaff Turf Mile (G2)

Abscond (Eddie Kenneally); Blowout (Chad Brown); Got Stormy (Mark Casse); and Princess Grace (Mike Stidham).

$500,000 Derby City Distaff (G1)

Gamine (Bob Baffert) and Sconsin (Greg Foley). Possible: Bell’s the One (Neil Pessin); Finite (Steve Asmussen); Hibiscus Punch (Justin Nixon); and Unique Factor (Peter Miller).

$500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (G1)

Charlatan (Bob Baffert); Hog Creek Hustle (Vickie Foley); Lexitonian (Jack Sisterson); and Tap It To Win (Mark Casse). Possible: Bango (Greg Foley); and Shashashakemeup (Peter Miller).

$1 million Turf Classic (G1)

Arklow (Brad Cox); Colonel Liam (Todd Pletcher); Digital Age (Chad Brown); Ivar (Paolo Lobo); Masteroffoxhounds (Richard Baltas); Ride a Comet (Mark Casse); and Smooth Like Strait (Michael McCarthy). Possible: Flavius (Chad Brown); and Spooky Channel (Brian Lynch).

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