Super Saver Wins!

SUPER SAVER came in, reserved, rail, striking distance, split, clear, driving ICE BOX stead early, bold run, blckd, stead 1/4-3/16, swung out 1/8 PADDY O'PRADO came in, rail, 3w run, swerved out, in 1/4 pl, good move, hung MAKE MUSIC FOR ME pinched back, outrun, angled out, 8w 1/4 pl, drifted in, rallied NOBLE'S PROMISE carried in, brushed, forward, rated, 2w, took over, tired late LOOKIN AT LUCKY roughed st, again soon after, 5w run 2nd, angled in 1/8, no bid DUBLIN stead,opening 1/8, angled out 7w 3/8 pl, bold run to 1/4 pl,tired STATELY VICTOR forced in early, bumped, angled, bold run 2nd turn, tired drive MISSION IMPAZIBLE shuffled back 1m pl, inside run 2nd, split 3/16, faded DEVIL MAY CARE reserved for 6furlongs 5 wide middle move, carried in 1/16,tire AMERICAN LION steadied early, 5 wide run 2nd turn, no late response JACKSON BEND reserved, middle move, steadied altered course 1/4, gave way DISCREETLY MINE came in 7/8 pl, close up, 4 wide run, bumped 5/16, faded DEAN'S KITTEN in tight start, never reached contention CONVEYANCE sent to lead, angled in, set fast pace, steadied 3/16, stopped HOMEBOYKRIS in tight start, wide, outrun SIDNEY'S CANDY angled in early, pressed pace, stayed for 1 mile, stopped LINE OF DAVID close up for 1/2, stopped AWESOME ACT in hand, 6 wide, never in contention BACKTALK bumped early, urged along between, stopped

Trainer

Todd Pletcher

Pletcher won the 2010 Kentucky Derby with Super Saver and trained Rags to Riches to win the Kentucky Oaks in 2007 and Princess of Sylmar for win the 2013 Kentucky Oaks. He won four straight Eclipse Awards as top trainer from 2004-2007 and again in 2010. He has trained multiple Eclipse champions including Uncle Mo, Ashado, English Channel, Speighstown, Fleet Indian, Wait a While, Lawyer Ron, and Left Bank. // Full Bio...

Jockey

Calvin Borel

Born in South Louisiana, Borel knew from a very early age he wanted to become a jockey. He won his first career Kentucky Derby in 2007 on Street Sense, and followed that up two years later with a rail skimming ride on longshot Mine That Bird, and won his third Kentucky Derby in 2010 aboard Super Saver. Borel also won the 2009 Kentucky Oaks and Preakness Stakes aboard Rachel Alexandra. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013. // Full Bio...

Owner

WinStar Farm LLC.

In 2010, WinStar experienced its first victory in the Kentucky Derby with Super Saver. That same year Drosselmeyer, was the surprise winner of the Belmont Stakes and would go on to capture the Breeders Cup Classic in 2011. Their first Derby starter came in 2006 with a second place finish by Bluegrass Cat. In 2008 both Colonel John and Court Vision made a Run for the Roses, as did Mr. Hot Stuff in 2009. They were represented in 2009 as well with homebred Well Armed winning the $6 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest race. Bill Casner (founded Excel Communications) and Kenny Troutt (developed B&R Equipment) partnered in early 2000 and bought the 1,450-acre Prestonwood Farm property near Versailles, Kentucky, and named it WinStar. Bill Casner stepped down from his role and Mr. Troutt now remains as the owner of WinStar LLC. WinStar Farm is a state-of-the-art farm, with features such as a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, a newly renovated stallion complex, a training barn, and a research lab. WinStar’s breeding operation includes top stallions Tiznow, Distorted Humor, and Speightstown. Elliott Walden, former trainer, serves as the racing manger for WinStar Farm, who employs a variety of different trainers across the United States including: Todd Pletcher, Eoin Harty, Shannon Ritter, Bill Mott, and Kellyn Gorder. The Troutt family resides in Dallas, Texas. // Full Bio...

Breeder

WinStar Farm LLC.

In 2010, WinStar experienced its first victory in the Kentucky Derby with Super Saver. That same year Drosselmeyer, was the surprise winner of the Belmont Stakes and would go on to capture the Breeders Cup Classic in 2011. Their first Derby starter came in 2006 with a second place finish by Bluegrass Cat. In 2008 both Colonel John and Court Vision made a Run for the Roses, as did Mr. Hot Stuff in 2009. They were represented in 2009 as well with homebred Well Armed winning the $6 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest race. Bill Casner (founded Excel Communications) and Kenny Troutt (developed B&R Equipment) partnered in early 2000 and bought the 1,450-acre Prestonwood Farm property near Versailles, Kentucky, and named it WinStar. Bill Casner stepped down from his role and Mr. Troutt now remains as the owner of WinStar LLC. WinStar Farm is a state-of-the-art farm, with features such as a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, a newly renovated stallion complex, a training barn, and a research lab. WinStar’s breeding operation includes top stallions Tiznow, Distorted Humor, and Speightstown. Elliott Walden, former trainer, serves as the racing manger for WinStar Farm, who employs a variety of different trainers across the United States including: Todd Pletcher, Eoin Harty, Shannon Ritter, Bill Mott, and Kellyn Gorder. The Troutt family resides in Dallas, Texas. // Full Bio...

2001-Present

Current Era

2001 - Growth of the Kentucky Derby continued on all fronts as the 127th running attracted a crowd of 154,210, the second largest attendance in Derby history. Overall Derby Day wagering (all sources) rose to a record $107,598,904. For the first time in Derby pari-mutuel wagering history, all horses ran uncoupled with no entries or mutuel fields as betting interests.

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# Contender Jockey Trainer Owner Breeder
1 Super Saver Calvin Borel Todd Pletcher WinStar Farm LLC. WinStar Farm LLC.
2 Ice Box Jose Lezcano Nick Zito Robert LaPenta Denlea Park, Ltd.
3 Paddy O'Prado Kent Desormeaux Dale Romans Donegal Racing Winchell Thoroughbreds
4 Make Music for Me Joel Rosario Alexis Barba Ellen and Peter O Johnson Richard Schultz
5 Noble's Promise Willie Martinez Kenny McPeek Chasing Dreams Racing 2011 LLC Charles Kidder, Ben Kidder, and Nancy Cole
6 Lookin At Lucky Garrett Gomez Bob Baffert Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, Paul Weitman Gulf Coast Farms
7 Dublin Terry Thompson D. Wayne Lukas William Mack and Robert Baker Peter E. Blum & Gerry Dilger
8 Stately Victor Alan Garcia Michael Maker F. Thomas Conway and Jack Conway Adena Springs
9 Mission Impazible Rajiv Maragh Todd Pletcher Twin Creek Racing Stables Summer Wind Farm
10 Devil May Care John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Diamond A Racing Corp.
11 American Lion Eoin Harty WinStar Farm LLC. WinStar Farms LLC. and Dr. William Lockridge
12 Jackson Bend Mike Smith Nick Zito Robert LaPenta and Jacks or Better Farm (Fred Brei) Jacks or Better Farm
13 Discreetly Mine Todd Pletcher E. Paul Robsham Stables LLC. E. Paul Robsham Stables LLC.
14 Dean's Kitten Robby Albarado Michael Maker Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey
15 Conveyance Martin Garcia Bob Baffert Zabeel Racing International Gulf Coast Farms
16 Homeboykris Ramon Dominguez Richard Dutrow, Jr. Lazzinnaro, Bulger, Mandato, Diamond Pride, Tabraue, Sallusto, Teel, and Borislow Dark Hollow Farm and William Paca Beatson
17 Sidney's Candy Joe Talamo John Sadler Craig Family Trust Craig Family Trust
18 Line of David John Sadler Ike and Dawn Thrash
19 Awesome Act Julien Leparoux Jeremy Noseda Vinery Stables and Susan Roy Flaxman Holdings Ltd.
20 Backtalk Tom Amoss GoldMark Farm, LLC. and Whisper Hills Farm Clover Leaf Farms II
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Kentucky Derby 136 Race Recap

SUPER SAVER came in, reserved, rail, striking distance, split, clear, driving ICE BOX stead early, bold run, blckd, stead 1/4-3/16, swung out 1/8 PADDY O'PRADO came in, rail, 3w run, swerved out, in 1/4 pl, good move, hung MAKE MUSIC FOR ME pinched back, outrun, angled out, 8w 1/4 pl, drifted in, rallied NOBLE'S PROMISE carried in, brushed, forward, rated, 2w, took over, tired late LOOKIN AT LUCKY roughed st, again soon after, 5w run 2nd, angled in 1/8, no bid DUBLIN stead,opening 1/8, angled out 7w 3/8 pl, bold run to 1/4 pl,tired STATELY VICTOR forced in early, bumped, angled, bold run 2nd turn, tired drive MISSION IMPAZIBLE shuffled back 1m pl, inside run 2nd, split 3/16, faded DEVIL MAY CARE reserved for 6furlongs 5 wide middle move, carried in 1/16,tire AMERICAN LION steadied early, 5 wide run 2nd turn, no late response JACKSON BEND reserved, middle move, steadied altered course 1/4, gave way DISCREETLY MINE came in 7/8 pl, close up, 4 wide run, bumped 5/16, faded DEAN'S KITTEN in tight start, never reached contention CONVEYANCE sent to lead, angled in, set fast pace, steadied 3/16, stopped HOMEBOYKRIS in tight start, wide, outrun SIDNEY'S CANDY angled in early, pressed pace, stayed for 1 mile, stopped LINE OF DAVID close up for 1/2, stopped AWESOME ACT in hand, 6 wide, never in contention BACKTALK bumped early, urged along between, stopped