Who are the top contenders for the Kentucky Derby?

Who are the top contenders for the Kentucky Derby?

Leading Triple Crown-nominated horses on the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby. View Prep Races

# Horse Trainer
1 Essential Quality Tapit—Delightful Quality Brad Cox
2 Hot Rod Charlie Oxbow—Indian Miss Doug O’Neill
3 Super Stock Dialed In—Super Girlie Steven Asmussen
4 Like the King Palace Malice—Like a Queen Wesley Ward

Who is the fastest horse in the 2021 Kentucky Derby?

Medina Spirit
The “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” has come and gone, and Bob Baffert’s Medina Spirit is walking away victorious after snagging first in the 147th annual Kentucky Derby. Medina Spirit pulled off a shocking upset over crowd favorite Essential Quality as trainer Baffert set the record with a seventh Derby win.

Who are the contenders in the Kentucky Derby?

Kentucky Derby 2021 Contenders

Fin Post Horse / Sire
1st 8 Medina Spirit Protonico
2nd 7 Mandaloun Into Mischief
3rd 9 Hot Rod Charlie Oxbow
4th 14 Essential Quality Tapit

Who are the Derby favorites?

Post time is set for 6:57 p.m. ET and 19 horses will make up the 2020 Kentucky Derby field. Essential Quality and Rock Your World both enter Saturday undefeated and are the favorites in the 2021 Kentucky Derby odds, with Essential Quality at 2-1 and Rock Your World at 5-1.

Who Will Win 2021 Kentucky Derby?

The purse for 2021 was US$3 million. Medina Spirit crossed the finish line first, which may have given his trainer Bob Baffert a record seventh win in the race and jockey John Velazquez his fourth Derby win….2021 Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Winning time 2:01.36
Final odds 12–1
Jockey John Velazquez

Who won 2021 Derby?

2021 Kentucky Derby/Winners
Trainer Bob Baffert of Medina Spirit, raises the trophy after winning the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby with Medina Spirit, his seventh career Kentucky Derby win, at Churchill Downs on May 01, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Is Kentucky Derby still on for 2021?

The 2021 Kentucky Derby (officially, the 2021 Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve) was the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby….2021 Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
“The Run for the Roses”
Location Churchill Downs Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Date May 1, 2021

Who was the smallest horse to win the Kentucky Derby?

At age three, Azra won the Kentucky Derby in a race against just two other horses, the smallest field in the history of the race….Azra (horse)

Earnings $20,710
Major wins
Champagne Stakes (1891) Clark Handicap (1892) Travers Stakes (1892) American Classic Race wins: Kentucky Derby (1892)

Who was second in the Kentucky Derby 2021?

Mandaloun, trained by Louisville native Brad Cox and owned by Juddmonte Farms, was the runner up in the Kentucky Derby. Mandaloun had 15-to-1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby, but if he is the winner it would give Cox his first Kentucky Derby win in his Derby debut. Cox said he had “no comment” on Sunday’s news.

What are the odds of winning the Kentucky Derby?

Essential Quality remains the favorite to win the 2021 Kentucky Derby at +225 odds. Essential Quality is a perfect 5-for-5 with recent wins at the Southwest Stakes at the end of February and the…

When is the next Kentucky Derby?

The Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

How many horses run the Kentucky Derby?

A full field of entrants for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky consists of 20 horses in two starting gates placed across the width of the dirt track. The Derby has been limited to 20 horses since 1975.

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