22 Horses Entered in 2015 Kentucky Derby

22 Horses Entered in 2015 Kentucky Derby

A total of 22 horses have been entered in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), including an unexpected longshot entry named Tale of Verve.

With only 20 horses allowed to start in the Derby, preference will be given to the horses that have accumulated the most points in official Kentucky Derby prep races. As a result, Tale of Verve and Frammento will be placed on the also-eligible list and will only draw into the race should there be on or two defections from the field before 9:00 EST on Friday.

The complete list of entries for the Derby is as follow:

Point Ranking/Horse/Jockey
1 International Star, Miguel Mena
2 Dortmund, Martin Garcia
3 Carpe Diem, John Velazuez
4 American Pharoah, Victor Espinoza
5 Frosted, Joel Rosario
6 Mubtaahij, Christophe Soumillon
7 Materiality, Javier Castellano
8 El Kabeir, Calvin Borel
9 Upstart, Jose Ortiz
10 Far Right, Mike Smith
11 Itsaknockout, Luis Saez
12 Firing Line, Gary Stevens
13 Danzig Moon, Julien Leparoux
14 War Story, Joe Talamo
15 Tencendur, Manny Franco
16 Stanford, Florent Geroux
17 Mr. Z, Ramon Vazquez
18 Ocho Ocho Ocho, Elvis Trujillo
19 Bolo, Rafael Bejarano
20 Keen Ice, Kent Desormeaux
AE 1 – Frammento, Corey Nakatani
AE 2 – Tale of Verve, Brian Hernandez, Jr.

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