Get To Know Each Horse In The Kentucky Derby

By The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — Kentucky Derby starters, from the rail out:
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1. LOOKIN AT LEE
Odds: 20-1
Owner: L and N Racing LLC
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Jockey: Corey Lanerie
Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 9-2-2-2
Earnings: $452,795
Points: 32
Notable performance: Third in Grade 1 Arkansas Derby.
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2. THUNDER SNOW
Odds: 20-1
Owners: Godolphin (Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, et al)
Trainer: Saeed bin Suroor
Jockey: Christophe Soumillon
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 8-4-2-0
Earnings: $1,621,063
Points: 100
Notable victory: Grade 2 UAE Derby in Dubai-Meydan.
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3. FAST AND ACCURATE
Odds: 50-1
Owners: Kendall E. Hansen, Skychai Racing (Harvey Diamond, Jim Shircliff), Bode Miller
Trainer: Mike Maker
Jockey: Channing Hill
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-3-1-0
Earnings: $340,362
Points: 50
Notable victory: Grade 3 Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park.
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4. UNTRAPPED
Odds: 30-1
Owner: Michael Langford
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr.
Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 6-1-3-1
Earnings: $259,658
Points: 34
Notable performances: Second in Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes, LeComte Stakes; third in Grade 2 Rebel Stakes.
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5. ALWAYS DREAMING
Odds: 5-1
Owners: Brooklyn Boyz Stables, Teresa Viola Racing
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: John Velazquez
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 5-3-1-1
Earnings: $648,900
Points: 100
Notable victory: Grade 1 Florida Derby.
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6. STATE OF HONOR
Odds: 30-1
Owners: Conrad Farms (Manfred and Penny Conrad)
Trainer: Mark Casse
Jockey: Jose Lezcano
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 10-1-4-2
Earnings: $382,548
Points: 62
Notable performances: Second in Grade 1 Florida Derby, Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby; third in Grade 3 Sam F. Davis.
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7. GIRVIN
Odds: 15-1
Owner: Brad Grady
Trainer: Joe Sharp
Jockey: Mike Smith
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 4-3-1-0
Earnings: $874,400
Points: 150
Notable victories: Second in Grade 2 Louisiana Derby, Risen Star.
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8. HENCE
Odds: 15-1
Owner: Calumet Farm (Brad Kelley)
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Jockey: Florent Geroux
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-2-1-1
Earnings: $462,601
Points: 50
Notable victories: Grade 3 Sunland Derby.
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9. IRAP
Odds: 20-1
Owner: Reddam Racing
Trainer: Doug O’Neill
Jockey: Mario Gutierrez
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 8-1-3-1
Earnings: $760,000
Points: 113
Notable victory: 33-1 long shot became first maiden to win Grade 2 Blue Grass at Keeneland.
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10. GUNNEVERA
Odds: 15-1
Owner: Peacock Racing Stables (Solomon Del-Valle, Guillermo Guerra, Jaime Diaz)
Trainer: Antonio Sano
Jockey: Javier Castellano
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 9-4-2-1
Earnings: $1,170,200
Points: 84
Notable victories: Grade 1 Fountain of Youth.
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11. BATTLE OF MIDWAY
Odds: 30-1
Owners: WinStar Farm, Don Alberto Stable
Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer
Jockey: Flavien Prat
Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 4-2-1-1
Earnings: $290,000
Points: 40
Notable performance: Second in Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby.
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12. SONNETEER
Odds: 50-1
Owner: Calumet Farm
Trainer: Keith Desormeaux
Jockey: Kent Desormeaux
Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 10-0-4-2
Earnings: $284,445
Points: 30
Notable performances: Second in Grade 2 Rebel Stakes; fourth in Grade 1 Arkansas Derby.
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13. J BOYS ECHO
Owner: Albaugh Family Stables
Trainer: Dale Romans
Jockey: Luis Saez
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-2-1-1
Earnings: $349,600
Points: 63
Notable victory: Grade 3 Gotham Stakes.
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14. CLASSIC EMPIRE
(asterisk)Odds: 4-1 (favorite)
Owner: John C. Oxley
Trainer: Mark Casse
Jockey: Julien Leparoux
Career record (starts, firsts, seconds, thirds): 7-5-0-1
Earnings: $2,120,220
Points: 132
Notable victories: Has won last three Grade 1 starts including the Arkansas Derby and last fall’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.
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15. McCRAKEN
Odds: 5-1
Owner: Whitham Thoroughbreds
Trainer: Ian Wilkes
Jockey: Brian Hernandez Jr.
Career record: (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 5-4-0-1
Earnings: $410,848
Points: 40
Notable victories: Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes; Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes as a 2-year-old.
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16. TAPWRIT
Odds: 20-1
Owners: Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: Jose Ortiz
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-3-1-0
Earnings: $343,902
Points: 54
Notable victory: Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby.
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17. IRISH WAR CRY
Odds: 6-1
Owner: Isabella De Tomaso
Trainer: Graham Motion
Jockey: Rajiv Maragh
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 5-4-0-0
Earnings: $699,460
Points: 110
Notable victories: Grade 2 Wood Memorial and Holy Bull, both by at least three lengths.
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18. GORMLEY
Odds: 15-1
Owners: Jerry and Ann Moss
Trainer: John Shirreffs
Jockey: Victor Espinoza
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-4-0-0
Earnings: $920,000
Points: 125
Notable victory: Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby by a half-length over Battle of Midway in second of three starts as 3-year-old.
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19. PRACTICAL JOKE
Odds: 20-1
Owner: Klaravich Stables, William H. Lawrence
Trainer: Chad Brown
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-3-2-1
Earnings: $1,015,800
Points: 74
Notable victories/performances: Grade 1 wins in Champagne and Hopeful Stakes as a 2-year-old. Consecutive seconds in Fountain of Youth and Blue Grass as a 3-year-old.
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20. PATCH
Odds: 30-1
Owner: Calumet Farm
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione
Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 3-1-2-0
Earnings: $230,020
Points: 40
Notable performance: Second in Grade 2 Louisiana Derby.

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