Kentucky Derby 2020 Contenders

 

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Here is a look at the early contenders for the race set for May 2, 2020 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. This list will grow as more horses join the road to the Derby, so check back often. Your votes determine the rankings!

Check out our Derby Radar to meet these contenders and many more as they appear on the Derby trail.


 

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RankRatingSilksHorse / SireTrainer / JockeyLast Start / Next Start
1
7.15
By Your Side
Constitution
E. Kenneally
I. Ortiz, Jr.
1st, 2019 Sanford (G3) View Video
Sep 2 - Hopeful (G1)
2
7.05
Fast Enough
Eddington
R. Becerra
T. Pereira
1st, SA MSW (5/31/2019-R3)
 
3
6.94
Phantom Boss
Shackleford
J. Periban
R. Bejarano
1st, 2019 Bashford Manor (G3)
 
4
6.84
Fore Left
Twirling Candy
D. O'Neill
M. Gutierrez
1st, 2019 Tremont (LS) View Video
 
5
6.61
Maven
American Pharoah
W. Ward
M. Barzalona
1st, 2019 Prix du Bois (G3) View Video
 
6
6.34
Basin
Liam's Map
S. Asmussen
R. Santana, Jr.
1st, Sar MSW (7/21/2019-R8)
 
7
6.09
Chestertown
Tapit

 
 
8
6.09
Noose
More Than Ready
E. Kenneally
C. Lanerie
1st, CD MSW (6/28/2019-R4)
 
9
6.09
Took Charge
Take Charge Indy
C. Englehart
J. Alvarado
1st, Bel MSW (6/14/2019-R5)
 
10
6.09
Long Weekend
Majesticperfection
T. Amoss
M. Mena
1st, CD MSW (6/23/2019-R2)
 
11
6.07
Mr. Hustle
Declaration of War
R. Attfield
R. Hernandez
1st, 2019 Victoria (LS) View Video
 
12
6.06
Raging Whiskey
Bourbon Courage
D. O'Neill
J. Castellano
3rd, 2019 Sanford (G3) View Video
 
13
6.06
Rowdy Yates
Morning Line
S. Asmussen
R. Santana, Jr.
2nd, 2019 Bashford Manor (G3)
 
14
6.06
Positively Awesome
Awesome of Course
R. Nicks
E. Zayas
1st, 2019 Kodiak Island (LS)
 
15
6.05
You Should Talk
Mr Speaker
L. Stroope
S. Risenhoover
1st, LS MSW (6/29/2019-R8)
Jul 26 - Prairie Gold Juvenile (LS)
16
6.05
Three Technique
Mr Speaker
J. Englehart
J. Ortiz
2nd, Sar MSW (7/21/2019-R8)
 
17
5.87
Theitalianamerican
Girolamo
G. Contessa
J. Rosario
3rd, 2019 Rick Violette (RS) View Video
 
18
5.87
Crafty Conquest
Big Screen
W. Tharrenos
R. Hernandez
1st, WO MSW (5/10/2019-R2)
 
19
5.87
Absolute Grit
Kantharos
E. Plesa, Jr.
A. Jimenez
2nd, 2019 Kodiak Island (LS)
 
20
5.87
Goldmine Cat
Goldencents
M. Casse
G. Boulanger
1st, WO MSW (6/2/2019-R4)
 
21
5.87
Scoring
Justin Phillip
D. O'Neill
R. Bejarano
1st, SA MSW (6/16/2019-R2)
 
22
5.87
Turn On The Magic
Khozan
M. Yates
D. Gomez
1st, GP MSW (6/9/2019-R8)
 
23
5.84
Man With A Plan
Currency Swap
J. Pinchin
E. Jaramillo
3rd, 2019 Kodiak Island (LS)
 
24
5.84
Green Light Go
Hard Spun
J. Jerkens
J. Alvarado
1st, Bel MSW (7/4/2019-R5)
 
25
5.84
Gin And Platonic
Medal Count
K. Breen
R. Gutierrez
1st, Mth MSW (6/2/2019-R5)
 
26
5.84
Shady Empire
Empire Way
J. Bonde
E. Maldonado
1st, SA MSW (5/17/2019-R3)
 
27
5.84
Halfmoon Reef
Half Ours
S. Asmussen
B. Hernandez, Jr.
1st, CD MSW (6/8/2019-R1)
 
28
5.77
Alec And Arthur
Successful Appeal
J. Hancock
T. Gaffalione
8th, 2019 Bashford Manor (G3)
 
29
5.77
Farmer Joe
Iqbaal
L. Rivelli
J. Valdivia, Jr.
1st, AP MSW (6/2/2019-R1)
 
30
5.73
Pas De Panique
Smiling Tiger
M. Glatt
A. Cedillo
1st, SA MSW (6/23/2019-R2)
 
31
5.67
Saint Benevolence
Overanalyze
R. Minguet
L. Reyes
1st, GP MSW (7/4/2019-R4)
 
32
5.67
Tomato Bill
More Than Ready
C. Clement
K. Carmouche
2nd, 2019 Sanford (G3) View Video
 
33
5.67
Chance It
Currency Swap
S. Joseph,
E. Zayas
1st, GP MSW (6/29/2019-R10)
 
34
5.67
Montauk Daddy
Daddy Long Legs
L. Rice
J. Lezcano
1st, Bel MSW (7/6/2019-R5)
 
35
5.67
Cucina
Northern Afleet
M. Casse
T. Gaffalione
4th, 2019 Sanford (G3) View Video
 
36
5.62
Enforceable
Tapit
M. Casse
T. Gaffalione
5th, Sar MSW (7/13/2019-R6)
 
37
5.62
Thanks Mr. Eidson
More Than Ready
J. Bonde
N. Arroyo
1st, Dmr Mcl (7/18/2019-R1)
 
38
5.59
Smash Factor
Khozan
M. Yates
J. Rios
1st, GP MSW (6/1/2019-R12)
 
39
5.59
Bluegrass Faith
Bluegrass Cat
P. Miller
G. Franco
1st, LRC MSW (7/4/2019-R5)
 
40
5.59
Remaster
Kodiac
W. Ward
A. Jimenez
1st, GP MSW (5/26/2019-R9)
 
41
5.59
Samurai Cause
First Samurai
S. Asmussen
J. Graham
6th, ElP MSW (7/13/2019-R6)
 
42
5.59
Liam's Lucky Charm
Khozan
R. Nicks
E. Zayas
1st, GP MSW (6/9/2019-R6)
 
43
5.59
Cajun Casanova
Cajun Breeze
M. Yates
D. Gomez
1st, GP MSW (5/12/2019-R4)
 
44
5.59
Khozan's Valentine
Khozan
S. Becker
S. Camacho
1st, GP MSW (6/15/2019-R10)
 
45
5.56
Genghis
Brethren
J. Alvarado
E. Jaramillo
2nd, GP MSW (6/29/2019-R10)
 
46
5.56
Iberico
Dialed In
A. Sano
L. Reyes
1st, GP MSW (7/6/2019-R6)
 
47
5.49
First Pharoah
American Pharoah

 
 
48
5.48
Rookie Salsa
Two Step Salsa
J. O'Dwyer
A. Suarez
7th, 2019 Bashford Manor (G3)
 
49
5.48
Bam Bam Again
Awesome Again
J. Periban
G. Franco
1st, LRC MSW (7/13/2019-R8)
 
50
5.47
Zyramid
City Zip
S. Asmussen
M. Franco
1st, Sar MSW (7/13/2019-R4)
 
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