On the Derby Trail: Updated Graded Earnings

The starting gate for the Kentucky Derby is limited to twenty (20) horses which are given priority based on their earnings in graded stakes races.  Below is the current top 50 three year olds by graded earnings. 

Rank

Horse

GrStk Earnings

1

Lookin At Lucky

$1,390,000

2

Vale of York (IRE)

1,114,784

3

Noble's Promise

708,000

4

Rule

570,000

5

Beethoven (IRE)

342,616

6

D' Funnybone

330,000

7

Discreetly Mine

310,000

8

Dublin

273,208

9

Interactif

270,450

10

Homeboykris

250,500

11

Devil May Care

243,000

12

Aikenite

218,000

13

Make Music for Me

215,000

14

Awesome Act

210,000

Conveyance

210,000

16

Radiohead (GB)

196,332

17

Uh Oh Bango

187,952

18

Sidney's Candy

180,000

Odysseus

180,000

20

Backtalk

172,566

21

Super Saver

163,832

22

Eskendereya

150,000

23

Caracortado

108,000

24

Paddy O'Prado

100,950

25

Schoolyard Dreams

100,000

Aspire

100,000

27

Alphie's Bet

90,000

Connemara

90,000

29

American Lion

87,000

30

Jackson Bend

80,000

31

The Program

68,000

32

Ailalea

66,900

33

Pulsion

65,000

34

Ron the Greek

63,000

35

Tempted to Tapit

60,000

Who's Up

60,000

37

Fly by Phil

58,280

38

Cardiff Giant

54,000

Smiling Tiger

54,000

40

Roman Invasion

50,000

Marcello

50,000

Frozen Power (IRE)

50,000

43

Switch

48,000

44

Litigation Risk

45,000

45

Peppi Knows

41,000

46

Dean's Kitten

35,475

47

Classical Slew

33,000

48

Nacho Friend

32,500

49

Tiny Woods

31,000

50

Setsuko

30,000

Northern Giant

30,000

Dave in Dixie

30,000

A Little Warm

30,000

 

The winner of Saturday's Grade 1 Florida Derby will win $400,000, more than enough to ensure a starting spot in Louisville.    

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