Get to know the 20 horses in the field for the 2019 Kentucky Derby


Here are the 20 horses expected to run May 4 in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Click on a horse’s name to learn more and to watch a replay of his last prep race. Horses are ranked by their points on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard.

Rank, horse, points, trainer, jockey

1. Tacitus, 150, Bill Mott, Jose Ortiz 

2. Omaha Beach, 137.5, Richard Mandella, Mike Smith

3. Vekoma, 110, George Weaver, Javier Castellano

4. Plus Que Parfait, 104, Brendan Walsh, Ricardo Santana Jr. 

5. Roadster, 100, Bob Baffert, Florent Geroux

6. By My Standards, 100, Bret Calhoun, Gabriel Saez

7. Maximum Security, 100, Jason Servis, Luis Saez

8. Game Winner, 85, Bob Baffert, Joel Rosario

9. Code of Honor, 74, Shug McGaughey, John Velazquez

10. Haikal, 70, Kiaran McLaughlin, Rajiv Maragh

11. Improbable, 65, Bob Baffert, Irad Ortiz Jr. 

12. War of Will, 60, Mark Casse, Tyler Gaffalione

13. Long Range Toddy, 53.5, Steve Asmussen, Jon Court

14. Tax, 52, Danny Gargan, Junior Alvarado

15. Cutting Humor, 50, Todd Pletcher, TBA

16. Win Win Win, 50, Michael Trombetta, Julian Pimentel

17. Country House, 50, Bill Mott, Flavien Prat

18. Gray Magician, 41, Peter Miller, TBA

19. Spinoff, 40, Todd Pletcher, Manny Franco

20. Master Fencer, Japanese qualifier, Koichi Tsunoda, Julien Leparoux

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