In the 2021 version to The road to the Kentucky Derby, we have listed the TOP 20 horses, their sire, trainer and accumulated points. Usually the top 20 points getters are the ones the run in the Derby.  THERE ARE 20 MORE Prep Races to be run before the May event.

Kentucky Derby Points

Kentucky Derby 2021

1 Essential Quality  Tapit     Brad Cox   30
2 Keepmeinmind     Laoban   Robertino Diodoro 18
3 Midnight Bourbon Tiznow Steve Asmussen 16
4 Spielberg Union Rags Bob Baffert                  12
5 Jackie’s Warrior Maclean’s Music    Steve Asmussen 12
6 Brooklyn Strong Wicked Strong    Daniel Velazquez 10
7 Sittin On Go Brody’s Cause    Dale Romans 10
8 Get Her Number    Dialed In   Peter Miller 10

9 Life is Good Into Mischief        Bob Baffert 10
10 Capo Kane      Street Sense      Harold Wyner 10
11 Hot Rod Charlie    Oxbow     Doug O’Neil    8
12 Proxy       Tapit               Michael Stidham            6
13 The Great One Nyquist             Doug O’Neill 4
14 Rombauer     Twirling Candy    Mike McCarthy 4
15 Reinvestment   Risk Upstart        Chad Brown   4
16 Super Stock       Dialed In        Steve Asmussen 4
17 Smiley Sobotka Brody’s Cause    Dale Romans 4
18 Ten for Ten       Frosted Shug      McGaughey    4
19 Medina Spirit   Protonico               Bob Baffert 4
20 Eagle Orb        Orb                Rudy Rodriquez 4

21 Known Agenda Curlin Todd Pletcher 2
22 Arabian Prince Mshawish Dallas Stewart 2
23 Petruchio Into Mischief Richard Mandella 2
24 Swill                  Munnings              Brad Cox 2
25 Hold the Salsa Hold Me Back Richard Lugovich  2
26 Waspirant Union RagsJohn Shirreffs2
27 Mandaloun Into Mischief Brad Cox 2
28 Santa Cruiser   Dialed In Keith Desormeaux 1
29 Upstriker Upstart Ron Moquett
30 Therideofalifetime    Candy Ride (Arg) Ignacio Correas
31 Pickin’ Time Stay Thirsty Kelly Breen 1

32 Red Flag       Tamarkuz John Shirreffs    1
33 Parnelli Quality Road John Shirreffs      1
34 Civil War Bodemeister Tom Albertrani 1


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