Kentucky Derby Contenders--By Graded Stakes Earnings

Ranked by graded stakes earnings; the final field of 20 will be determined on the basis of earnings in graded stakes races

Horse/trainer/breeding/graded stakes earnings; click on horse's name to find additional information, including photo

1--Essence of Dubai/Saeed bin Suroor; Pulpit-Epitome, by Summing/$1,518,000

2--Harlan's Holiday/Kenny McPeek; Harlan-Christmas in Aiken, by Affirmed/$1,286,064

3--Johannesburg/Aidan O'Brien; Hennessy - Myth, by Ogygian/$1,006,489

4--Came Home/Paco Gonzalez; Gone West-Nice Assay, by Clever Trick/$844,440

5--Buddha/James Bond; Unbridled's Song-Cahooters, by Storm Cat/$450,000

6--Medaglia D'Oro/Bobby Frankel; El Prado-Cappucino Bay, by Bailjumper/$300,000

7--Perfect Drift/Murray Johnson; Dynaformer-Nice Gal, by Naskra/$300,000

8--Private Emblem/Steve Asmussen; Our Emblem-Merion Miss, by Halo/$300,000

9--War Emblem/Bob Baffert; Our Emblem-Sweetest Lady, by Lord at War/$300,000

10--Saarland/Shug McGaughey; Unbridled-Versailles Treaty, by Danzig/$235,000

11--Blue Burner/Bill Mott; French Deputy-Haiati, by Alydar/$234,500

12--Proud Citizen/D. Wayne Lukas, Gone West--Drums of Freedom, by Green Forest/$229,317

13--Easy Grades/Ted West; Honor Grades-Itsoeasy, by Easy Goer/$190,000

14--Castle Gandolfo /Aidan O'Brien; Gone West-Golden Oriole, by Northern Dancer/$130,035

15--Request for Parole/ Steve Margolis; Judge T C-Madison's Quest, by Deputy Minister/$129,672

16--Lusty LatinJeff Mullins; El Prado-Scarlet Ann, by Afleet/$120,000

17--It'sallinthechase Wilson Brown, Take Me Out--Limestone Landidng, by Red Ryder/$117,000

18--Ocean Sound/Jim Cassidy; Mujadil-Ossana, by Tejano/$107,000

19--Wild Horses/Todd Pletcher; Saint Ballado-Waltzing with Deb, by Robyn Dancer/$100,000

20--Windward Passage/Steve Asmussen; Captain Bodgit-Storm Runner, by Miswaki/$100,000