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11:57 Churchill Downs (USA) 1 May 2021

Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade 1) (3yo) (Main Track) (Dirt)

(3yo) 1m2f Fast
1st £1,357,664.23 2nd £437,956.20 3rd £218,978.10 4th £109,489.05 5th £65,693.43
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (8)  
3 90 116
bb c Protonico (USA) - Mongolian Changa (USA) (Brilliant Speed)
Made all, hard pressed and driven from 2f out, rallied under pressure, ran on gamely final furlong, always holding runner-up
2 (7) ½
3 90 b 116
b c Into Mischief (USA) - Brooch (USA) (Empire Maker)
Always close up, rousted along to press leader 2f out, ran on for pressure, always held by winner final furlong
3 (9) ½ [1]
3 90 b 115
bb c Oxbow (USA) - Indian Miss (USA) (Indian Charlie)
Always prominent, moved 3rd and pushed along well over 2f out, stayed on under pressure final 1 1/2f, not pace to challenge
4 (14) hd [1¼]
3 90 b 115
rg c Tapit (USA) - Delightful Quality (USA) (Elusive Quality)
Bumped twice after leaving stalls, always prominent on outer, pushed along to hold place 2 1/2f out, 4th but carried wide into straight, stayed on under pressure final furlong, not pace to challenge
5 (6) [5¾]
3 90 b 110
ch c Orb (USA) - Snuggs And Kisses (USA) (Soto)
Midfield, closed to chase leading pack well over 2f out, stayed on same pace for pressure, effort flattened out inside final furlong
6 (10) [8½]
3 90 108
b c Tiznow (USA) - Catch The Moon (USA) (Malibu Moon)
Soon settled towards rear of midfield, stayed on under pressure 2f out, effort evened out final furlong, never on terms
7 (4) nk [8¾]
3 90 107
b c Laoban (USA) - Inclination (USA) (Victory Gallop)
In rear, angled out and headway 2 1/2f out, came widest of all into straight, stayed on under pressure, nearest at finish
8 (12) 2 [10¾]
3 90 105
b c Ironicus (USA) - Thundering Emilia (USA) (Thunder Gulch)
Chased leaders, scrubbed along to hold place inside final 2 1/2f, outpaced by leaders inside final 2f, weakened final furlong
9 (1) nk [11]
3 90 b 105
ch c Curlin (USA) - Byrama (Byron)
Broke well, soon taken back to final trio, progress under strong pressure over 2f out, kept on final furlong but not pace to trouble leaders, never nearer
10 (16) nse [11]
3 90 105
b c Into Mischief (USA) - Strong Incentive (CAN) (Warrior's Reward)
In touch early, dropped into mdfield before halfway, pushed along and closed 3f out, chased leading group 2f out, soon beaten
11 (5) [12¾]
3 90 103
bb c Mshawish (USA) - Lemon Hero (USA) (Lemon Drop Kid)
In touch on inner, driven and lost place over 2f out, well held final furlong
12 (2) hd [13]
3 90 103
ch c Palace Malice (USA) - Like A Queen (USA) (Corinthian)
Raced keenly, slightly impeded soon after start, towards rear of midfield, pushed along and began to close 2 1/2f out, effort petered out approaching final furlong, never threatened leaders
13 (19) [16¼]
3 90 b 100
bb c Bernardini (USA) - Dancing Afleet (USA) (Afleet Alex)
Settled in final pair, some progress under strong pressure inside final 2f, never in contention
14 (13) ¾ [17]
3 90 99
ch c Constitution (USA) - Making Mark Money (USA) (Smart Strike)
Towards rear, pushed along 3f out, plugged on for pressure over 1 1/2f out, never in contention
15 (3) [18½]
3 90 97
b g Wicked Strong (USA) - Riviera Chic (USA) (Medaglia d'Oro)
Towards rear, some moderate progress under strong pressure inside final 1 1/2f, never in contention
16 (17) [20]
3 90 96
b c Dialed In (USA) - Super Girlie (USA) (Closing Argument)
In touch early, soon settled in midfield, pushed along and no impression well over 2f out, soon beaten
17 (15) [24½]
3 90 91
bb c Candy Ride (ARG) - Charm The Maker (USA) (Empire Maker)
Hampered and knocked back soon after leaving stalls, midfield on outer, lost place under pressure 2 1/2f out
18 (11) 8 [32½]
3 90 b 83
ch c Union Rags (USA) - Beat The Drums (USA) (Smart Strike)
Raced keenly, held up towards rear of midfield, ridden and lost place 2 1/2f out, last turning for home 2f out, no extra
19 (18) 33 [65½]
3 90 50
rg c Into Mischief (USA) - Souper Scoop (USA) (Tapit)
Tracked leader on outer, pushed along and dropped away 2 1/2f out, well behind final 2f and eased
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