Equestrian

Homecoming_1-Keeneland-First-Turn2016 Derby Day Schedule

The 142nd Kentucky Derby will take place at 6:34 p.m. on Saturday, May 7th

Kentucky Oaks

  • America’s race for 3-year old fillies the day before the Kentucky Derby
  • Established on May 19th, 1875 by Colonel Meriwether Lewis Clark
  • Fourth highest attended horse in the U.S.
  • 1 million dollar race
  • Oaks Horses (in ranking order):
    • Terra Promessa
      • Trainer: Steven M. Asmussen
    • Lewis Bay
      • Trainer: Chad C. Brown
    • Land Over Sea
      • Trainer: Doug F. O’Neill
    • Weep No More
      • Trainer: George R. Arnold, II
    • Go Maggie Go
      • Trainer: Dale L. Romans
    • Cathryn Sophia
      • Trainer: John C. Servis
    • Mo d’Amour
      • Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
    • Venus Valentine
      • Trainer: Thomas M. Amoss
    • Mokat
      • Trainer: Richard Baltas
    • Rache’s Valentina
      • Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher

The Kentucky Derby

  • The longest running sporting event in the U.S.
  • Began the same year as Oaks on May 17th
  • Derby Horses (in ranking order):
    • Gun Runner
      • Trainer: Steven M. Asmussem
    • Nyquist
      • Trainer: Doug F. O’Neill
    • Exaggerator
      • Trainer: J. Keith Desormeaux
    • Outwork
      • Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
    • Brody’s Cause
      • Trainer: Dale L. Romans
    • Creator
      • Trainer: Steven M. Asmussem
    • Lani
      • Trainer: Mikio Matsunaga
    • Mor Spirit
      • Trainer: Bob Baffert
    • Mohaymen
      • Trainer: Kiaran P. McLaughlin
    • Danzing Candy
      • Trainer: Clifford W. Sise, Jr.

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