Kentucky Derby 2022 Contenders

 

Kentucky Derby 2022It's never too early to start tracking Derby contenders! 

Here are the horses you will be hearing about along the road to Kentucky Derby 2022. More horses are added all the time, so check back often for the most current additions.

The Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.


 

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RankRatingSilksHorse / SireTrainer / JockeyLast Start / Next Start
1
6.14
Modern Games
Dubawi
C. Appleby
W. Buick
1st, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) View Video
 
2
6.04
Gunite
Gun Runner
S. Asmussen
R. Santana, Jr.
5th, 2021 Champagne (G1) View Video
 
3
5.91
Pappacap
Gun Runner
M. Casse
J. Bravo
2nd, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) View Video
Jan 22 - Lecomte (G3)
4
5.84
Tiz The Bomb
Hit It A Bomb
K. McPeek
B. Hernandez, Jr.
2nd, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) View Video
 
5
5.80
Mackinnon
American Pharoah
D. O'Neill
J. Hernandez
3rd, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) View Video
 
6
5.77
American Sanctuary
American Freedom
C. Davis
F. Geroux
7th, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) View Video
 
7
5.73
Double Thunder
Super Saver
T. Pletcher
F. Prat
8th, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) View Video
 
8
5.71
Wit
Practical Joke
T. Pletcher
I. Ortiz, Jr.
3rd, 2021 Champagne (G1) View Video
 
9
5.71
Naval Aviator
Tapit
B. Cox
F. Geroux
1st, Kee MSW (10/29/2021-R4)
 
10
5.69
Coinage
Tapit
M. Casse
F. Geroux
9th, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) View Video
 
11
5.67
Kaely's Brother
Twirling Candy
B. Cox
T. Thornton
1st, 2021 Jean Lafitte (LS)
 
12
5.67
Major General
Constitution
T. Pletcher
J. Castellano
1st, 2021 Iroquois (G3)
 
13
5.64
Corniche
Quality Road
B. Baffert
M. Smith
1st, 2021 American Pharoah (G1) View Video
 
14
5.64
White Abarrio
Race Day
S. Joseph,
E. Zayas
3rd, 2021 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2)
 
15
5.62
Albahr
Dubawi
C. Appleby
F. Dettori
1st, 2021 Summer Stakes (G1) View Video
 
16
5.61
Stellar Tap
Tapit
S. Asmussen
R. Santana, Jr.
7th, 2021 Breeders' Futurity (G1) View Video
 
17
5.60
Jack Christopher
Munnings
C. Brown
J. Ortiz
1st, 2021 Champagne (G1) View Video
 
18
5.59
Angel Bleu
Dark Angel
R. Beckett
F. Dettori
1st, 2021 Criterium International (G1) View Video
 
19
5.59
Newgrange
Violence
B. Baffert
J. Velazquez
1st, Dmr MSW (11/28/2021-R4) View Video
 
20
5.59
Luxembourg
Camelot
A. O'Brien
R. Moore
1st, 2021 Futurity Trophy Stakes (G1) View Video
 
21
5.58
Trafalgar
Lord Nelson
A. Stall, Jr.
J. Rosario
1st, CD MSW (10/2/2021-R7)
 
22
5.57
Rattle N Roll
Connect
K. McPeek
B. Hernandez, Jr.
1st, 2021 Breeders' Futurity (G1) View Video
 
23
5.56
Of A Revolution
Maclean's Music
S. Joseph,
E. Zayas
1st, GP AlwOC (11/13/2021-R3)
 
24
5.56
Perfect Power
Ardad
R. Fahey
C. Soumillon
1st, 2021 Middle Park Stakes (G1) View Video
 
25
5.55
Native Trail
Oasis Dream
C. Appleby
W. Buick
1st, 2021 Dewhurst Stakes (G1) View Video
 
26
5.54
Forbidden Kingdom
American Pharoah
R. Mandella
J. Hernandez
2nd, 2021 Bob Hope (G3) View Video
 
27
5.52
High Oak
Gormley
W. Mott
J. Alvarado
4th, 2021 Hopeful (G1) View Video
 
28
5.52
Costa Terra
Gun Runner
S. Asmussen
F. Arrieta
5th, 2021 Breeders' Futurity (G1) View Video
 
29
5.48
One Timer
Trappe Shot
L. Rivelli
E. Baird
9th, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2) View Video
 
30
5.47
Osbourne
Tapiture
R. Moquett
J. Leparoux
1st, CD MSW (11/17/2021-R2)
Jan 1 - Smarty Jones (LS)
31
5.47
Shipsational
Midshipman
E. Barker
L. Saez
1st, 2021 Sleepy Hollow (RS) View Video
 
32
5.45
Reach For The Moon
Sea The Stars
J. Gosden
F. Dettori
2nd, 2021 Champagne Stakes (G2) View Video
 
33
5.45
Howling Time
Not This Time
D. Romans
J. Talamo
5th, 2021 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2)
 
34
5.42
Big City Lights
Mr Big
L. Mendez
J. Hernandez
1st, 2021 Fasig-Tipton Futurity (LS) View Video
 
35
5.42
Bet On Mookie
Uncaptured
P. Miller
A. Cedillo
3rd, 2021 Best Pal (G2) View Video
 
36
5.39
Cogburn
Not This Time
S. Asmussen
R. Santana, Jr.
1st, CD MSW (9/16/2021-R5)
 
37
5.37
Giant Game
Giant's Causeway
D. Romans
J. Talamo
3rd, 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) View Video
 
38
5.37
Overbore
Speightstown
W. Ward
G. Corrales
2nd, Kee AlwOC (10/22/2021-R9)
 
39
5.34
Higher Standard
Into Mischief
T. Amoss
J. Graham
1st, CD MSW (11/14/2021-R6)
Dec 3 - Advent (LS)
40
5.34
Gilded Age
Medaglia d'Oro
W. Mott
M. Garcia
1st, CD MSW (11/19/2021-R9)
 
41
5.34
Strava
Into Mischief

T. Gaffalione
1st, Kee MSW (10/9/2021-R5)
 
42
5.34
Thirsty Always
Stay Thirsty
W. Solis
A. Cedillo
1st, 2021 Royal Owl Stakes (RS)
 
43
5.34
Trademark
Upstart
V. Oliver
F. Geroux
1st, CD AlwOC (11/27/2021-R8)
 
44
5.34
Varatti
Into Mischief
T. Pletcher
L. Saez
1st, Bel MSW (9/30/2021-R6)
 
45
5.34
Annapolis
War Front
T. Pletcher
I. Ortiz, Jr.
1st, 2021 Pilgrim (G2) View Video
 
46
5.31
Finneus
Stay Thirsty
W. Solis
J. Rosario
1st, 2021 Golden State Juvenile (RS) View Video
 
47
5.30
Legendary Lore
Practical Joke
W. Morey
R. Bejarano
5th, CD AlwOC (11/27/2021-R8)
 
48
5.30
Senbei
Candy Ride
C. Clement
M. Franco
1st, 2021 Notebook (RS) View Video
 
49
5.27
Silver Surfer
Caravaggio
P. D'Amato
F. Prat
2nd, 2021 Zuma Beach (LS) View Video
 
50
5.27
Sense Shines
Flintshire
W. Ward
J. Velazquez
1st, Bel MSW (5/29/2021-R1)
 
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