Vekoma

12th
6
16-1
$1,937,776
Owner
R. A. Hill Stable and Gatsas Stables
Breeder
Alpha Delta Stables, LLC
Sex
Colt
Color
Chestnut
Birthplace
Kentucky
Foal Date
May 22, 2016

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Vekoma

Kentucky Derby Horse Profile

Vekoma is by Candy Ride (ARG) out of the Las Flores H. and Humana Distaff winner Monda De Momma by Speightstown. Vekoma is trained by George Weaver and has a solid record of hitting the board with wins in his first start, the Nashua S. and most recently the Blue Grass Stakes. His only non winning placement was a third in the Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park.


Learn more about Vekoma with these indepth stories:

REILLY: Tales from the Crib: Vekoma
MUCCIOLO: Kentucky Derby Pedigree Profile: Vekoma

HANSON: Vekoma gives Weaver home state win in Blue Grass
REILLY: Vekoma dominant in Blue Grass; Out for a Spin stuns Ashland

SCULLY: Vekoma the top draw as 14 chase Kentucky Derby points in Blue Grass
HANSON: Hidden Scroll faces seasoned opposition in Fountain of Youth
POWELL: Vekoma lives up to favoritism to take Nashua



Race History

FinishRaceGradeDistanceSurfaceDate
12th Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve

Churchill Downs

I1 1/4 MilesDirt May 4, 2019
1st Road to the Kentucky Derby Toyota Blue Grass Stakes

Keeneland

II1 1/8 MilesDirt Apr 6, 2019
3rd Road to the Kentucky Derby Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes

Gulfstream Park

II1 1/16 MilesDirt Mar 2, 2019

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