2018 Road to the Kentucky Derby Point Standings

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The Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve is a 35-race series that awards points to the Top 4 finishers in each race. The top 19 or 20 point earners will earn a spot in the starting gate for the 144th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) on Saturday, May 5, 2018. One invitation will be extended to the top point earners in the Europe Road to the Kentucky Presented by Woodford Reserve and one invitation will be extended to the top point earners in the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. The Kentucky Derby field has been limited to 20 starters since 1975.

# Horse Points Non-Restricted Stakes Earnings Career Earnings
1 Good Magic Keeneland Sales Graduate 24 $1,200,000 $1,216,600
2 Firenze Fire 20 $517,500 $539,100
3 McKinzie Keeneland Sales Graduate 20 $240,000 $270,000
4 Bolt d'Oro 14 $540,000 $576,000
5 Solomini Keeneland Sales Graduate 14 $436,000 $472,000
6 Instilled Regard 14 $180,000 $228,000
7 Enticed 12 $164,080 $213,880
8 Free Drop Billy Keeneland Sales Graduate 10 $400,000 $428,020
9 Greyvitos Keeneland Sales Graduate 10 $300,000 $306,345
10 Catholic Boy 10 $290,000 $314,000
11 The Tabulator Keeneland Sales Graduate 10 $186,750 $203,550
12 Mourinho Keeneland Sales Graduate 10 $124,360 $154,360
13 Combatant Keeneland Sales Graduate 8 $110,000 $148,550
14 Avery Island 4 $170,000 $215,332
15 Bravazo 4 $109,913 $186,528
16 Hollywood Star Keeneland Sales Graduate 4 $88,500 $116,520
17 Principe Guilherme 4 $40,000 $101,800
18 Tiz Mischief Keeneland Sales Graduate 4 $36,800 $88,000
19 Seven Trumpets Keeneland Sales Graduate 4 $30,000 $104,400
20 All Out Blitz 4 $20,000 $51,240
21 Snapper Sinclair Keeneland Sales Graduate 2 $221,810 $272,360
22 Givemeaminit 2 $152,000 $188,866
23 My Boy Jack Keeneland Sales Graduate 2 $102,000 $125,145
24 Ten City 2 $83,300 $119,300
25 Lone Sailor Keeneland Sales Graduate 2 $73,347 $125,637
26 Tap Daddy 2 $65,000 $180,754
27 Kingsville 2 $44,000 $78,237
28 Take the One O One 2 $36,345 $81,345
29 Vouch Keeneland Sales Graduate 2 $25,000 $47,800
30 Coltandmississippi Keeneland Sales Graduate 2 $18,637 $90,637
31 Promises Fulfilled Keeneland Sales Graduate 2 $18,400 $89,200
32 Kowboy Karma 1 $94,000 $114,400
33 Ayacara (GB) Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $33,345 $72,945
34 Night Strike Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $28,400 $90,562
35 Bode's Maker 1 $27,500 $50,773
36 Lionite Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $25,000 $49,900
37 For Him 1 $24,000 $46,690
38 Alkhaatam 1 $12,500 $20,000
39 Ebben Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $10,671 $71,141
40 High North Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $9,200 $67,350
41 Zing Zang Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $8,000 $34,845
42 Regalian 1 $7,500 $37,815
43 Shivermetimbers Keeneland Sales Graduate 1 $6,000 $49,200

Building upon an initiative to further international interest in America's greatest race, Churchill Downs officials have partnered with racing officials in England, France and Ireland to create a path to the 144th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) for horses based in Europe. The new "European Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" is a stand-alone series of seven races that is separate from America’s 35-race "Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" sequence. Only one invitation to compete in the Kentucky Derby will be extended with preference given to the horses with the most points in the "European Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" series. No invitation will be extended beyond the Top 4 point earners but if a horse also qualifies through America’s 35-race "Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" series, the invite will be extended to the next eligible horse. If two or more horses have the same number of points, the tiebreakers are earnings in non-restricted stakes races as of April 14, 2018 followed by lifetime earnings as of April 14, 2018.

# Horse Points Non-Restricted Stakes Earnings Career Earnings
1 Saxon Warrior (JPN) 20 $245,017 $257,871
2 Roaring Lion Keeneland Sales Graduate 14 $136,807 $148,229
3 Happily (IRE) 10 $543,648 $557,745
4 Olmedo (FR) 4 $113,505 $129,431
5 Nelson (IRE) 4 $99,826 $116,448
6 Delano Roosevelt (IRE) 4 $38,074 $50,724
7 Masar (IRE) 2 $101,264 $109,656
8 The Pentagon (IRE) 2 $71,981 $86,112
9 Mildenberger (GB) 2 $64,634 $78,899
10 Warm The Voice (IRE) 2 $12,904 $93,047
11 Verbal Dexterity (IRE) 1 $280,269 $292,339
12 Kew Gardens (IRE) 1 $58,741 $69,609
13 Woodmax (GER) 1 $23,610 $51,224
14 Petrus (IRE) 1 $11,454 $17,795

First staged in 2017, the "Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" is a separate sequence of three races from America's 35-race "Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" series. Only one invitation to compete in the Kentucky Derby will be extended with preference given to the horses with the most points in the "Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" series. No invitation will be extended beyond the Top 4 point earners but if a horse also qualifies through America’s 35-race "Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve" series, the invite will be extended to the next eligible horse. If two or more horses have the same number of points, the tiebreaker is lifetime earnings as of April 14, 2018.

# Horse Points Non-Restricted Stakes Earnings Career Earnings
1 Le Vent Se Leve (JPN) 10 $308,350 $463,935
2 Ruggero (JPN) 10 $- $178,045
3 Don Fortis (JPN) 4 $284,723 $436,916
4 Mic Ben Hur (JPN) 4 $- $122,696
5 Haseno Pyro (JPN) 2 $61,670 $263,981
6 Meiner Yukitsubaki (JPN) 2 $- $125,105
7 Dark Repulser (JPN) 1 $30,835 $183,982
8 Bronze Kay (JPN) 1 $- $75,979

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