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  • Track the average odds for the most talked-about horses competing at the 2020 Kentucky Derby
  • See which thoroughbreds have won the Derby in years past 
  • View which trainers and jockeys have had the most success at Churchill Downs

The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled to take place at historic Churchill Downs in Louisville on Saturday, May 2nd. We’ve been tracking the odds for every fleet-footed thoroughbred since they became available. The main graph on this page has been generated by calculating the average from many of our most trusted sportsbooks.

Kentucky Derby Top Contenders

  • [12/5/19] Only weeks since our last update and Independence Hall has already shortened from 18-1 to 14-1
  • [11/18/19] Dennis Moment and Tis the Law are early 14-1 favorites

2020 Kentucky Derby Odds

Horse 2020 Kentucky Derby Odds at Bovada
Dennis Moment +1400
Independence Hall +1400
Maxfield +1600
Tiz the Law +1600
Structor +2000
Eight Rings +2200
By Your Side +2500
Chestertown +2500
Honor A P +2500
Anneau D’Or +2800

Odds taken Dec. 5 For all horses visit Bovada

Past 10 Kentucky Derby Winners

Year Horse Jockey Trainer
2010 Super Saver Calvin Borel Todd Pletcher
2011 Animal Kingdom John Velazquez H Graham Motion
2012 I’ll Have Another Mario Gutierrez Doug O’Neill
2013 Orb Joel Rosario Claude R McGaughey III
2014 California Chrome Victor Espinoza Art Sherman
2015 American Pharoah Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert
2016 Nyquist Mario Gutierrez Doug F O’Neill
2017 Always Dreaming John Velazquez Todd Pletcher
2018 Justify Mike E Smith Bob Baffert
2019 Country House Flavien Prat William I. Mott

2019 saw Country House win the Kentucky Derby in sloppy conditions after Maximum Security was the first horse in 145 years to be disqualified after initially winning the race. In 2018 Justify became just the 13th winner of the American Triple Crown after finishing first at the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.

Trainers with the Most Kentucky Derby Wins


Will 2020 be the year that Bob Baffert catches up with Ben A Jones? The Arizona-born trainer has compiled over 2,800 career wins, including five Kentucky Derbies from 1997 to 2018.

Last year both trainer Bill Mott and jockey Flavien Prat won their first Kentucky Derbies.

Jockeys with the Most Kentucky Derby Wins

Eddie Arcaro and Bill Hartack were both under 5’5″, but they remain true giants in the world of horse racing, having won five Kentucky Derbies each. The pair are enshrined in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs.


Archived Kentucky Derby Odds: 2019