Kentucky Derby Field Comes Together

- The field for the 142nd Running of the Kentucky Derby has come into focus with 20 runners scheduled to take to the starting gates May 7th at Churchill Downs.

Of the 20 contenders Nyquist remains undefeated and one of the likely favorites.  With odds currently of 3/1 he has great determination and a running style suited for this race of a mile and a quarter.  He has only two prep races to his credit but his team has done this before and they know how to win.

The remaining field:

2.  Gun Runner - Won the Louisiana Derby

3.  Exaggerator - Won the Santa Anita Derby

4.  Outwork - Won the Wood Memorial

5.  Brody's Cause - Won the Blue Grass Stakes

6.  Creator - Won the Arkansas Derby

7.  Lani - Won the UAE Derby in Dubai

8. Mor Spirit - Took second in the Santa Anita Derby, won the Robert B. Lewis

9.  Mohaymen - Took fourth in Florida Derby, won Fountain of Youth

10.  Danzing Candy - Took fourth in the Santa Anita Derby, won San Felipe

11. Destin - Winner of Tampa Bay Derby

12. Suddenbreakingnews - 2nd in Arkansas Derby, winner of Southwest

13. Oscar Nominated - Won Spiral Stakes

14. Shagaf - 5th in Wood Memorial, won the Gotham

15. Whitmore - 3rd in Arkansas Derby, 2nd in Southwest and Rebel

16. Tom's Ready - 2nd in Louisiana Derby

17. My Man Sam - 2nd in Blue Grass Stakes

18. Majesto - 2nd in Florida Derby

19. Trojan Nation - 2nd in Wood Memorial

20. Mo Tom - 4th in Louisiana Derby

 

 

 

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