The road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby kicks off on Saturday, September 15, with the running of the Iroquois Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. Once again, there are 35 races that offer qualifying points for the Derby with the 19-race “Prep Season” running until mid-February and the final 16-race “Championship Series” ending on April 13, 2019.

The 145th Kentucky Derby will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Derby Day Racing will regularly update the results on the 2019 Derby Trail and provide its weekly Top 10 contenders list.

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