Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1)

Race 12 at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2016

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $2,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:01.31
Payoffs
13   Nyquist $6.60 $4.80 $3.60
11   Exaggerator $5.40 $4.20
5   Gun Runner $6.00
$2 Exacta (13-11) $30.60
$2 Trifecta (13-11-5) $173.40
$2 Superfecta (13-11-5-14) $1,084.20
Order of Finish
1

Nyquist

Uncle Mo  – Seeking Gabrielle

3YO Colt

$1,631,600
  • J:Mario Gutierrez
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Summerhill Farm
  • O:Reddam Racing LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Uncle Mo , Bay, 2008. Lifetime: 405 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2013 KEENOV, $180,000; 2014 KEESEP, $230,000; 2015 FTFMAR, $400,000.
2

Exaggerator

Curlin  – Dawn Raid

3YO Colt

$400,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:J. Keith Desormeaux
  • B:Joseph B Murphy
  • O:Big Chief Racing, Head of Plains Partners, Rocker O Ranch, Desormeaux, J. K.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Curlin , Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 299 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Vindication , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000.
  • Sale History: 2014 KEESEP, $110,000.
3

Gun Runner

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Quiet Giant

3YO Colt

$200,000
  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Besilu Stables, LLC
  • O:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC, Three Chimneys Farm, LLC and Besilu Stables
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 530 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
4

Mohaymen

Tapit  – Justwhistledixie

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Junior Alvarado
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Clearsky Farms
  • O:Shadwell Stable
5

3YO Gelding

$60,000
  • J:Luis S. Quinonez
  • T:Donnie K. Von Hemel
  • B:Branch Equine, LLC
  • O:Samuel F. Henderson
6

Destin

Giant's Causeway  – Dream of Summer

3YO Colt

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:James C. Weigel & Taylor Made Stallions Inc.
  • O:Twin Creeks Racing Stables, LLC and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
7

Brody's Cause

Giant's Causeway  – Sweet Breanna

3YO Colt

  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Gabriel Duignan, William Arvin, Jr. & Petaluma Bloodstock
  • O:Albaugh Family Stables LLC
8

Mo Tom

Uncle Mo  – Caroni

3YO Colt

  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Thomas M. Amoss
  • B:Hargus Sexton, Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm
  • O:G M B Racing
9

Lani

Tapit  – Heavenly Romance (JPN)

3YO Colt

  • J:Yutaka Take
  • T:Mikio Matsunaga
  • B:North Hills Co. Limited
  • O:Koji Maeda
10

Mor Spirit

Eskendereya  – Im a Dixie Girl

3YO Ridgling

  • J:Gary L. Stevens
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Elkstone Group, LLC
  • O:Michael Lund Petersen
11

My Man Sam

Trappe Shot  – Lauren Byrd

3YO Colt

  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Jay W. Bligh
  • O:Sheep Pond Partners, Newport Stables LLC and Bligh, Jay W.
12

Tom's Ready

More Than Ready  – Goodbye Stranger

3YO Colt

  • J:Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
  • T:Dallas Stewart
  • B:Blackstone Farm LLC
  • O:G M B Racing
13

Creator

Tapit  – Morena (PER)

3YO Colt

  • J:Ricardo Santana, Jr.
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Mt. Brilliant Broodmares I LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm LLC
14

Outwork

Uncle Mo  – Nonna Mia

3YO Colt

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Repole Stable Inc
  • O:Repole Stable
15

Danzing Candy

Twirling Candy  – Talkin and Singing

3YO Colt

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Clifford W. Sise, Jr.
  • B:Halo Farms
  • O:Halo Farms, Bashor, Jim and Bashor, Dianne
16

Trojan Nation

Street Cry (IRE)  – Storm Song

3YO Colt

  • J:Aaron T. Gryder
  • T:Patrick Gallagher
  • B:Dr. Aaron Sones
  • O:Gilbert, Julie and Sones, Aaron
17

Oscar Nominated

Kitten's Joy  – Devine Actress

3YO Ridgling

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Mrs. Jerry Amerman
  • O:Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
18

Majesto

Tiznow  – Unacloud

3YO Ridgling

  • J:Emisael Jaramillo
  • T:Gustavo Delgado
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Grupo 7C Racing Stable
19

Whitmore

Pleasantly Perfect  – Melody's Spirit

3YO Gelding

  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Ron Moquett
  • B:John Liviakis
  • O:LaPenta, Robert V., Rosenblum, Harry T. and Southern Springs Stables
20

Shagaf

Bernardini  – Muhaawara

3YO Colt

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Shadwell Farm, LLC
  • O:Shadwell Stable
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Date Race Position / Horse
Iroquois S.
  • CD
  • 100000
  • 1 1/16 Miles
FrontRunner S.
  • SA
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:44.89
  1. Nyquist
  2. Swipe
  3. Hollywood Don
  4. Rare Candy
Foxwoods Champagne S.
  • BEL
  • $500,000
  • 1 mile
  • 1:36.25
  1. Greenpointcrusader
  2. Sunny Ridge
  3. Portfolio Manager
  4. Sail Ahoy
Claiborne Breeders' Futurity
  • KEE
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.27
  1. Brody's Cause
  2. Exaggerator
  3. Rated R Superstar
  4. Sticksstatelydude
Grey S.
  • WO
  • $114,045
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:44.31
  1. Riker
  2. Kasseopia (GB)
  3. Tizzarunner
  4. Van Damme
Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile
  • KEE
  • $2,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.79
  1. Nyquist
  2. Swipe
  3. Brody's Cause
  4. Exaggerator
$1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot S.
  • DED
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:46.48
  1. Exaggerator
  2. Sunny Ridge
  3. Harlan Punch
  4. Found Money
Kentucky Jockey Club S.
  • CD
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:45.48
  1. Airoforce
  2. Mor Spirit
  3. Mo Tom
  4. Gun Runner
Remsen S.
  • AQU
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:50.69
  1. Mohaymen
  2. Flexibility
  3. Gift Box
  4. Sail Ahoy
Los Alamitos Futurity
  • LRC
  • $350,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.54
  1. Mor Spirit
  2. Toews On Ice
  3. I'malreadythere
  4. Urlacher
Jerome S.
  • AQU
  • $200,000
  • 1 mile 70 Yards
  • 1:42.98
  1. Flexibility
  2. Vorticity
  3. In Equality
  4. Bird of Trey
Sham S.
  • SA
  • $100,000
  • 1 mile
  • 1:38.00
  1. Collected
  2. Let's Meet in Rio
  3. Laoban
  4. Found Money
LeComte S.
  • FG
  • $200,000
  • 1 mile 70 Yards
  • 1:43.18
  1. Mo Tom
  2. Tom's Ready
  3. Uncle Walter
  4. Destin
Smarty Jones S.
  • OP
  • $150,000
  • 1 mile
  • 1:38.05
  1. Discreetness
  2. Gordy Florida
  3. Synchrony
  4. Luna de Loco
Lambholm South Holy Bull S.
  • GP
  • $350,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:42.07
  1. Mohaymen
  2. Greenpointcrusader
  3. Fellowship
  4. Conquest Big E
Withers S
  • AQU
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:46.99
  1. Sunny Ridge
  2. Vorticity
  3. Adventist
  4. Flexibility
Robert B. Lewis S
  • SA
  • $150,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.21
  1. Mor Spirit
  2. Uncle Lino
  3. I Will Score
  4. Dressed in Hermes
El Camino Real Derby
  • GG
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:50.64
  1. Frank Conversation
  2. Tusk
  3. Kasseopia (GB)
  4. San Dimas
Southwest S.
  • OP
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:45.14
  1. Suddenbreakingnews
  2. Whitmore
  3. American Dubai
  4. Collected
Veterans Ford Risen Star S.
  • FG
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.94
  1. Gun Runner
  2. Forevamo
  3. Mo Tom
  4. Candy My Boy
Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth S.
  • GP
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:42.84
  1. Mohaymen
  2. Zulu
  3. Fellowship
  4. Awesome Speed
Gotham S.
  • AQU
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:45.90
  1. Shagaf
  2. Laoban
  3. Adventist
  4. Sunny Ridge
Tampa Bay Derby
  • TAM
  • $350,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:42.82
  1. Destin
  2. Outwork
  3. Star Hill
  4. Rafting
San Felipe S.
  • SA
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.04
  1. Danzing Candy
  2. Mor Spirit
  3. Exaggerator
  4. Uncle Lino
Rebel S.
  • OP
  • $900,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.84
  1. Cupid
  2. Whitmore
  3. Creator
  4. Cherry Wine
Sunland Derby
  • SUN
  • $800,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
UAE Derby
  • MEY
  • $2,000,000
  • About 1 3/16 miles
  • 1:58.41
  1. Lani
  2. Polar River
  3. Yu Change (JPN)
  4. Vale Dori (ARG)
Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby
  • FG
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:51.06
  1. Gun Runner
  2. Tom's Ready
  3. Mo Tom
Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral S.
  • TP
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:51.12
  1. Oscar Nominated
  2. Azar
  3. Surgical Strike
  4. Two Step Time
Xpressbet.com Florida Derby
  • GP
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:49.11
  1. Nyquist
  2. Majesto
  3. Fellowship
  4. Mohaymen
Twinspires.com Wood Memorial S.
  • AQU
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:52.92
  1. Outwork
  2. Trojan Nation
  3. Adventist
  4. Matt King Coal
Toyota Blue Grass S.
  • KEE
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:50.20
  1. Brody's Cause
  2. My Man Sam
  3. Cherry Wine
  4. Laoban
Santa Anita Derby
  • SA
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:49.66
  1. Exaggerator
  2. Mor Spirit
  3. Uncle Lino
  4. Danzing Candy
Arkansas Derby
  • OP
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • 1:50.14
  1. Creator
  2. Suddenbreakingnews
  3. Whitmore
  4. Dazzling Gem
Lexington S.
  • KEE
  • $150,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • 1:43.33
  1. Collected
  2. One More Round
  3. Synchrony
  4. Direct Message

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