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11:24 Churchill Downs (USA) 5 May 2012

Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (Grade 1) (3yo) (Dirt)

(3yo) 1m2f Fast
1st £941,677.42 2nd £258,064.52 3rd £129,032.26 4th £64,516.13 5th £38,709.68
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (19)  
3 90 126
ch c Flower Alley (USA) - Arch's Gal Edith (USA) (Arch)
Tracked leading group, progress into 4th on turn into straight, ridden to chase clear leader over 1 1/2f out, ran on strongly to challenge inside final 100yds, led inside final 50yds, kept on
2 (6)
3 90 125
b c Empire Maker (USA) - Untouched Talent (USA) (Storm Cat)
Broke well, soon led, set strong gallop, ridden and went over 3 lengths clear on turn into straight, still over 2 lengths clear 1f out, diminishing advantage throughout final furlong, strongly pressed inside final 100yds, no extra and headed final 50yds
3 (5) nk [1¾]
3 90 122
ch c Even The Score (USA) - Mining My Own (USA) (Smart Strike)
Midfield, switched to wide outside and ridden on turn into straight, kept on with sustained run throughout final 1 1/2f, went 3rd inside final 75yds, nearest finish
4 (13) ¾ [2½]
3 90 b1 121
b c Proud Citizen (USA) - Tiz Maie's Day (CAN) (Tiznow)
Held up towards rear on inner, steady progress from over 2 1/2f out, switched to outer and ridden over 2f out, ran on strongly inside final furlong, went 4th close home
5 (8) ½ [3]
3 90 120
rg c Giant's Causeway (USA) - Dream Of Summer (USA) (Siberian Summer)
Midfield on outer, ridden to improve 2 1/2f out, went 3rd over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, lost 2 places inside final 75yds
6 (20) 4 [7]
3 90 b 112
b c Indian Charlie (USA) - Galloping Gal (USA) (Victory Gallop)
Midfield on outer, ridden to try and improve over 3f out, outpaced over 2f out, plugged on from over 1 1/2f out, went 6th inside final furlong
7 (4) ½ [7½]
3 90 111
b c Dixie Union (USA) - Tempo (USA) (Gone West)
Held up in last trio on rail, trying to improve when short of room over 3 1/2f out, recovered and progress under pressure from over 2 1/2f out, ran on to go 7th well inside final furlong, never able to challenge
8 (7) ¾ [8¼]
3 90 b 109
ch c Lucky Pulpit (USA) - Rousing Again (USA) (Awesome Again)
Towards rear on rail, angled out and steady progress from over 2 1/2f out, ridden and outpaced on turn into straight, switched back to rail over 1f out, plugged on inside final furlong
9 (14) 2 [10¼]
3 90 105
rg c Tapit (USA) - Stormy Sunday (USA) (Sir Cat)
Prominent early, took keen hold, tracked leading pair in 3rd after 5f, ridden to try and challenge over 2 1/2f out, kept on until no extra over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
10 (10) [11½]
3 90 103
b c Scat Daddy (USA) - Follow Your Bliss (USA) (Thunder Gulch)
Broke well, settled in midfield, ridden to maintain position over 3 1/2f out, progress into leading group over 2f out, no extra and faded from over 1f out
11 (2) ½ [12]
3 90 102
b c English Channel (USA) - Indy Pick (USA) (A.P. Indy)
Midfield on rail, ridden to improve over 2f out, plugged on inside final 1 1/2f, not pace to challenge
12 (11) [19¼]
3 90 87
b c Bernardini (USA) - Munnaya (USA) (Nijinsky)
Midfield, ridden over 4f out, outpaced over 3f out, plugged on inside final 1 1/2f
13 (16) ¾ [20]
3 90 86
ch c Pulpit (USA) - Enchanted Rock (USA) (Giant's Causeway)
Held up in last on rail, switched off rail over 5f out, ridden over 3f out, plugged on under pressure inside final 1 1/2f, never a factor
14 (17) [23½]
3 90 79
b c Broken Vow (USA) - Dixie Talking (USA) (Dixieland Band)
Held up in last pair, ridden over 3 1/2f out, wandered under pressure over 1f out, plugged on, never a factor
15 (18) [24¾]
3 90 76
bb c Bluegrass Cat (USA) - Miner's Blessing (USA) (Forty Niner)
Midfield on outer, steady progress from over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, hung left under pressure over 1 1/2f out, no extra over 1f out, faded
16 (15) [30]
3 90 66
b c Tiznow (USA) - Crystal Shard (USA) (Mr Prospector)
Tracked leading group on outer, lost place over 3f out, ridden over 2 1/2f out, weakened inside final 1 1/2f, eased when beaten
17 (9) [31½]
3 90 63
bb c Teuflesberg (USA) - Bella Dorato (USA) (Goldminers Gold)
Broke well to track leader in 2nd on outer, ridden to try and challenge over 2 1/2f out, outpaced by leader over 2f out, steadily weakened from over 1 1/2f, eased inside final furlong
18 (12) 3 [34½]
3 90 b 57
bb c Malibu Moon (USA) - Spirited Away (USA) (Awesome Again)
Stumbled inside first 100yds and almost unseated rider, settled towards rear, ridden over 2 1/2f out, weakened over 1 1/2f out
19 (3) 15½ [50]
3 90 b 26
bb c A.P. Indy (USA) - Take Charge Lady (USA) (Dehere)
Tracked leading group on inner, ridden over 2 1/2f out, weakened quickly over 2f out, eased when beaten, tailed off
PU (1)  
3 90
ch c Scat Daddy (USA) - Dreamy Maiden (USA) (Meadowlake)
Broke well, prominent on rail, ridden and lost place over 6f out, weakened rapidly through field over 4f out, eased over 2 1/2f out, tailed off when pulled up
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