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2013 Kentucky Derby Entries


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Updated July 30, 2014

On Wednesday in the Secretariat Lounge at Churchill Downs, the final entries were announced and the post positions were drawn for the 139th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1). Since 21 horses were entered, a full field of 20 three-year-olds will go 1 1/4 miles on Saturday at Churchill Downs, with Fear the Kitten getting in as an also eligible who will draw in the race if someone scratches by 9am Friday. The new point system called "Road to the Kentucky Derby" determined the preference order for the colts entered.

After the posts were drawn, handicapper Mike Battaglia announced the morning line. Florida Derby winner Orb was set as favorite at 7-2 with Wood Memorial winner Verrazano second choice at 4-1, and Santa Anita Derby winner Goldencents was the third choice at 5-1. With those three so close in odds, it was all the way up to 10-1 for the fourth choice, Louisiana Derby winner Revolutionary.

The Kentucky Derby goes off at 6:24pm ET, carded as Race 11 of a 13-race card on Saturday May 4th. You can view entries for the whole card on Equibase.com. Free past performances for the Kentucky Derby are available here after the post positions were drawn and here from in alphabetica order from BRISnet.com.

Below is the field listed in post position order with morning line odds and jockey assignments. Be sure to click the link on each horse's name to view full info, stats, and a photo where available. The Experimental Free Handicap determines who the dual qualifiers are and they are indicated with an asterisk (*) by the horse's name.

Update: Black Onyx was scratched at 11:30am on Friday. Because it was after 9am, also-eligible Fear the Kitten will now draw in. Black Onyx came back from his gallop this morning with some filling and lameness which x-rays showed was a non-displaced chip in his ankle. They are still waiting for word on whether he will need surgery or if time off will heal it. The stewards have decided that the one hole in the starting gate will be left open.

Triple Crown quick links:

Post Horse Trainer Dosage Jockey M/L Odds
- Black Onyx Kelly Breen 2.08   Joe Bravo scratched
2 Oxbow D. Wayne Lukas 2.50   Gary Stevens 30-1
3 Revolutionary Todd Pletcher 3.00   Calvin Borel 10-1
4 Golden Soul Dallas Stewart 1.92   Robby Albarado 50-1
5 Normandy Invasion Chad Brown 3.80 * Javier Castellano 12-1
6 Mylute Tom Amoss 2.00   Rosie Napravnik 15-1
7 Giant Finish Tony Dutrow 1.59   Jose Espinoza 50-1
8 Goldencents Doug O'Neill 1.67 * Kevin Krigger 5-1
9 Overanalyze Todd Pletcher 3.00 * Rafael Bejarano 15-1
10 Palace Malice Todd Pletcher 2.64   Mike Smith 20-1
11 Lines of Battle Aidan O'Brien 1.95   Ryan Moore 30-1
12 Itsmyluckyday Eddie Plesa Jr. 3.00   Elvis Trujillo 15-1
13 Falling Sky John Terranova II 1.40   Luis Saez 50-1
14 Verrazano Todd Pletcher 2.06   John Velazquez 4-1
15 Charming Kitten Todd Pletcher 1.59   Edgar Prado 20-1
16 Orb Shug McGaughey 3.21   Joel Rosario 7-2
17 Will Take Charge D. Wayne Lukas 3.33   Jon Court 20-1
18 Frac Daddy Ken McPeek 2.33 * Victor Lebron 50-1
19 Java's War Ken McPeek 1.40   Julien Leparoux 15-1
20 Vyjack Rudy Rodriquez 1.80   Garrett Gomez 15-1
AEFear the KittenMike Maker1.11  Alan Garciascratched

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