Kentucky Derby 2021 will be the 147th edition and will have a purse for $3 miilion. The race is scheduled at Churchill Downs for Saturday at 6:57 p.m. ET and the weather is expected to be almost 70 degree and sunny. A great day for horse racing!
Kentucky Derby 2021- Race Line-Up
(listed in post position)
1. Known Agenda is 6-1 odds and trained by Todd Pletcher and will have one of the best jockeys aboard in Irad Ortiz, Jr.
2. Like the King is 50-1 odds to win and is trained by Wesley Ward and will be ridden by Drayden Van Dyke.
3. Brooklyn Strong is listed as 50-1 odds to win and is trained by Danny Velázquez and the jockey will be Umberto Rispoli.
4. Keepmeinmind is 50-1 0dds to win the Derby and is trained by Robertino Diodoro and will be ridden by David Cohen.
5. Sainthood is trained by Todd Pletcher and has Corey Lanerie as jockey with 50-1 odds to win.
6. O Besos is set at 20-1 odds and is trained by Greg Foley and ridden by Marcelino Pedroza.
7. Mandaloun is at 15-1 odds with Brad Cox as trainer and Florent Géroux will be the jockey.
8. Medina Spirit is trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by John Velázquez at 15-1 odds.
9. Hot Rod Charlie is 8-1 odds to win and the trainer is Doug O’Neill with Flavien Praton as jockey.
10. Midnight Bourbon comes in at 20-1 odds with Steve Asmussen as trainer and Mike Smith as jockey.
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11. Dynamic One opens at 10-1 odds with Todd Pletcher as trainer and José Ortiz as the jockey.
12. Helium is trained by Mark Casse and ridden by Julien Leparoux at 50-1 odds.
13. Hidden Stash at 50-1 odds has Vicki Oliver as trainer and Rafael Bejarano is the jockey.
14. Essential Quality opens at 2-1 odds to win with Brad Cox as trainer and Luis Sáez as jockey.
15. Rock Your World opens at 5-1 odds and is trained by John Sadler and ridden by Joel Rosario.
16. King Fury has Ken McPeek as its trainer and the jockey will be Brian Hernandez Jr. at 20-1 odds to win.
17. Highly Motivated is listed at 10-1 odds to win and has Chad Brown as trainer and Javier Castellano is riding the mount,
18. Super Stock is 30-1 odds and Steve Asmussen is the trainer with Ricardo Santana Jr. getting the ride.
19. Soup and Sandwich is anther at 30-1 odds and Mark Casse is the trainer and Tyler Gaffalione will be the jockey.
20. Bourbonic opened at 30-1 odds to win the Derby with Todd Pletcher as trainer and Kendrick Carmouche as the jockey.
Kentucky Derby 2021 Prediction
We are going with Rock Your World at 5-1 odds to pull off the victory. This is the best value bet in the Derby.
Essential Quality is a great choice here at 2-1 odds Follow that with Known Agenda at 6-1 . For a darkhorse in the Derby, Hot Rod Charlie stands out. Be sure to box’em.