The Road to the Kentucky Derby is new to horse racing and includes two new schedules with a points system for 2014. The old format of graded stakes race and the accumulation of graded stakes earnings is gone and now there will be two schedules in which trainers and horses can accumulate points to earn their way into the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
Kentucky Derby Points System
Trainers and horses will be awarded 10 points for a win, 4 points for a place, 2 points for a show and 1 point if they round out the superfecta and finish in 4 th place. Kentucky Derby Point System .
Road to the Derby Schedule
Below you will find the schedule for the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" which is the first of the two schedules of Prep Race dates. The Road to the Kentucky Derby schedule does not offer as many points for each races when compared to the second schedule but it offers trainers a chance to pick up an early points lead before the Kentucky Derby Championship Series starts.
Handicapping the Road to the Kentucky Derby
Our expansive online coverage of the 2014 Road to the Kentucky Derby includes prep race results, horse racing news updates, an up-to-date listing of points standings, contenders, workouts, past performances and even speed ratings. Get all the handicapping information you need right here and Bet With Confidence at All Horse Racing!
|Iroquois||1 1/16M||Churchill Downs||Kentucky||Cleburne||10||4||2||1|
|FrontRunner||1 1/16M||Santa Anita||California||10||4||2||1|
|Breeders' Futurity||1 1/16M (S)||Keeneland||Kentucky||10||4||2||1|
|Grey||1 1/16M (S)||Woodbine||Ontario||10||4||2||1|
|BC Juvenile||1 1/16M||Santa Anita||California||10||4||2||1|
|Delta Downs Jackpot||1 1/16M||Delta Downs||Louisiana||10||4||2||1|
|Remsen||1 1/16M||Aqueduct||New York||10||4||2||1|
|Kentucky Jockey Club||1 1/16M||Churchill Downs||Kentucky||10||4||2||1|
|Jerome||1 mile 70 yds||Aqueduct||New York||10||4||2||1|
|Lecomte||1M 70 yds||Fair Grounds||Louisiana||10||4||2||1|
|Smarty Jones||1M||Oaklawn Park||Arkansas||10||4||2||1|
|Holy Bull||1 1/16M||Gulfstream||Florida||10||4||2||1|
|Withers||1 1/16M||Aqueduct||New York||10||4||2||1|
|El Camino Real Derby||1 1/8M (S)||Golden Gate||California||10||4||2||1|
|Southwest||1 1/16M||Oaklawn Park||Arkansas||10||4||2||1|