KENTUCKY DERBY STARTERS

  1. Mo Donegal (Irad Ortiz Jr., 10-1),
  2. Happy Jack (Rafael Bejarano, 30-1),
  3. Epicenter (Joel Rosario, 7-2), 
  4. Summer Is Tomorrow (Mickael Barzalona, 30-1), 
  5. Smile Happy (Corey Lanerie, 20-1),
  6. Messier (John Velazquez, 8-1), 
  7. Crown Pride (JPN) (Christophe Lemaire, 20-1),
  8. Charge It (Luis Saez, 20-1), 
  9. Tiz the Bomb (Brian Hernandez Jr., 30-1),
  10. Zandon (Flavien Prat, 3-1),
  11. Pioneer of Medina (Joe Bravo, 30-1),
  12. Taiba (Mike Smith, 12-1), 
  13. Simplification (Jose Ortiz, 20-1), 
  14. Barber Road (Rey Gutierrez, 30-1),
  15. White Abarrio (Tyler Gaffalione, 10-1),
  16. Cyberknife (Florent Geroux, 20-1), 
  17. Classic Causeway (Julien Leparoux, 30-1),
  18. Tawny Port (Ricardo Santana Jr., 30-1),
  19. Zozos (Manny Franco, 20-1)
  20. Ethereal Road (Luis Contreras, 30-1).
  21. (AE) Rich Strike (Sonny Leon, 30-1), 
  22. (AE) Rattle N Roll (James Graham, 30-1).

DERBY POINTS LEADERS

Epicenter164
Zandon114
White Abarrio112
Mo Donegal112
Tiz the Bomb110
Taiba100
Cyberknife100
Crown Pride100
Simplification74
Smile Happy70
Classic Causeway66
Tawny Port60
Slow Down Andy60
Barber Road58
Un Ojo54
Morello50
Forbidden Kingdom50
Early Voting50

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