High Profit Horses in 2020 Kentucky Derby

What’s in a Millionaire – Kentucky Derby 2020

Street Sense (2007), California Chrome (2014), American Pharoah (2015) and Nyquist (2016) are the only horses that entered the Kentucky Derby with at least $1 million in career earnings and won the race.

American Pharoah

American Pharoah – Photo Courtesy of NYRA-Adam Coglianese

Overall, a total of 55 millionaires have run in the Kentucky Derby, and 17 were post-time favorites, although millionaires Timber Country and Serena’s Song were coupled in 1995. The filly Althea was the first millionaire to contest the Derby in 1984.

The record of millionaires in the Kentucky Derby is 55-4-6-5.

Some other notable horses to have contested the Kentucky Derby with millionaire status are champions Game Winner, Classic Empire, Good Magic, Lookin at Lucky, as well as Thunder Snow, Lani, Union Rags, Unbridled’s Song, Arazi, Best Pal, Easy Goer, Snow Chief and Chief’s Crown.

2020 Kentucky Derby Horses to Bet on

Horse Trainers Jockey
Tiz the Law Barclay Tagg Manny Franco
Authentic Bob Baffert John Velazquez
Art Collector Tom Drury Brian Hernandez, Jr.
Honor A.P. John Sherriffs Mike Smith
Ny Traffic Saffie Joseph, Jr Paco Lopez
King Guillermo Juan Carlos Avilla Samy Camacho
Thousand Words Bob Baffert Florent Geroux
Dr Post Todd Pletcher TBD
Max Player Steve Asmussen Ricardo Santana, Jr.
Caracaro Gustavo Delgado Javier Castellano
Enforceable Mark Casse Adam Beschizza
Rushie Michael McCarthy TBD
Major Fed Greg Foley James Graham
Storm the Court Peter Eurton Julien Leparoux
Attachment Rate Dale Romans Joe Talamo
Sole Volante Patrick Biancone Luca Panici
Finnick the Fierce Rey Hernandez Martin Garcia
Winning Impression Dallas Stewart Joe Rocco, Jr.
Necker Island Chris Hartman Miguel Mena
Shirl’s Speight Roger Attfield Corey Lanerie