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1999 Kentucky Derby Prospects

Dateline: 4/26/99

Here you will find photos of and links to info about all the current top Derby prospects. This list will be updated every week until post positions are drawn for the Derby when I will change it to the actual entries. More Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown info can be found on my page of  Triple Crown 1999 links and I also have a TV coverage schedule available.

If you want to voice your opinion on who will win, check out my 1999 Kentucky Derby Poll.


Trainer:   Nick Zito
Jockey:   Jorge Chavez
Foaling Date:   3/23/96


Trainer:   Saeed bin Suroor
Jockey:   Uncertain
Owner:   Godolphin Racing
Foaling Date:   2/3/96

Answer Lively

Trainer:   Bobby Barnett
Jockey:   Craig Perret
Owner:   John Franks
Foaling Date:   3/18/96

Cat Thief

Trainer:   D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey:   Mike Smith
Owner:   Overbrook Farm
Foaling Date:   1/30/96


Trainer:   Leo Azpurua Jr.
Jockey:   Kent Desormeaux
Owner:   Jo & Bush Williams
Foaling Date:   5/19/96


Trainer:   D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey:   Chris Antley
Owner:   Bob & Beverly Lewis
Foaling Date:   3/13/96

Desert Hero

Trainer:   Richard Mandella
Jockey:   Corey Nakatani
Owner:   The Thoroughbred Corporation
Foaling Date:   2/29/96

Ecton Park

Trainer:   W. Elliott Walden
Jockey:   Robbie Davis
Owner:   Mark Stanley
Foaling Date:   2/9/96


Trainer:   Steve Wren
Jockey:   Uncertain
Owner:   Kaaren & Hays Biggs
Foaling Date:   2/7/96

Excellent Meeting

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Gary Stevens
Owner:   Golden Eagle Farm
Foaling Date:   4/5/96

First American

Trainer:   Eduardo Caramori
Jockey:   Eddie Delahoussaye
Owner:   T N T Stud
Foaling Date:   4/27/96

General Challenge

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Gary Stevens
Owner:   Golden Eagle Farm
Foaling Date:   3/18/96

K One King

Trainer:   Akiko Gothard
Jockey:   Alex Solis
Owner:   Madeleine Paulson
Foaling Date:   4/15/96

Kimberlite Pipe

Trainer:   Dallas Stewart
Jockey:   Robby Albarado
Owner:   Prairie Star Racing & John Gunther
Foaling Date:   5/5/96

Lemon Drop Kid

Trainer:   Scotty Schulhofer
Jockey:   Jose Santos
Owner:   Jeanne Vance
Foaling Date:   5/26/96


Trainer:   W. Elliott Walden
Jockey:   Pat Day
Owner:   J. Stone & A. Hancock III
Foaling Date:   5/4/96

Prime Timber

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   David Flores
Owner:   Aaron & Marie Jones
Foaling Date:   2/26/96


Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Gary Stevens
Owner:   Mike Pegram
Foaling Date:   1/22/96

Stephen Got Even

Trainer:   Nick Zito
Jockey:   Chris McCarron
Owner:   Stephen Hilbert
Foaling Date:   5/6/96

Three Ring

Trainer:   Eddie Plesa, Jr.
Jockey:   John Velazquez
Owner:   Barry Schwartz
Foaling Date:   3/2/96

Torrid Sand

Trainer:   Randy Morse
Jockey:   Tim Doocy
Owner:   Mike Langford & Classic Stable
Foaling Date:   4/7/96


Trainer:   Dallas Keen
Jockey:   Billy Patin
Owner:   James D. Jackson
Foaling Date:   5/4/96


Trainer:   Carl Nafzger
Jockey:   Shane Sellers
Owner:   James B. Tafel
Foaling Date:   2/19/96

Worldly Manner

Trainer:   Saeed bin Suroor
Jockey:   Jerry Bailey
Owner:   Godolphin Racing
Foaling Date:   3/22/96

In order to make this page load faster, I have now moved the doubtful horses over to their own page now that the field is firming up a bit. One or two may still surprise and enter since nothing is firm until the entries are draw in Wednesday.

Doubtful Now

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