2024 Triple Crown Race Dates

The Kentucky Derby
Churchill Downs - May 4, 2024
The Preakness Stakes
Pimlico - May 18, 2024
The Belmont Stakes
Saratoga - June 8, 2024

Mystik Dan Wins the 2024 Kentucky Derby (Results, Video, and More)

In the first triple photo finish since 1947 Mystik Dan won the 2024 Kentucky Derby by a nose edging out Sierra Leone and Forever Young.

Trainer Kenny McPeek swept the weekend with his first Kentucky Derby win as well as taking the Kentucky Oaks on Friday. He is the first trainer since Ben Jones in 1952 to take both races of Derby weekend.

The 156,710 fans in attendance watched as jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. made a late move on the inside rail to find a gap and move to the front of the pack.

2024 Kentucky Derby Race Replay Video

Did you miss the race? Watch the video replay here…

Order of Finish for the 2024 Kentucky Derby

FinishHorseFinal Odds
1Mystik Dan (#3)17-1
2Sierra Leone (#2)9-2
3Forever Young (#11)6-1
4Catching Freedom (#4)8-1
5T O Password (#10)47-1
6Resilience (#19)31-1
7Stronghold (#18)36-1
8Honor Marie (#7)14-1
9Endlessly (#14)47-1
10Dornoch (#1)22-1
11Track Phantom (#12)40-1
12West Saratoga (#13)22-1
13Domestic Product (#15)28-1
14Epic Ride (#21)45-1
15Fierceness (#17)3-1
16Society Man (#20)46-1
17Just Steel (#6)22-1
18Grand Mo The First (#16)47-1
19Catalytic (#5)33-1
20Just a Touch (#8)11-1

2024 Kentucky Derby Purse and Prize Money

The purse for this years Kentucky Derby will be a record $5 million.

The purse distribution will be…
1st Place: $3.1 million
2nd Place: $1 million
3rd Place: $500,000
4th Place: $250,000
5th Place: $150,000

150th Kentucky Derby Betting Payouts

Another long shot wins again this year for some nice 2024 Derby payouts.

Mystik Dan (#3)$39.22$16.32$10.00
Sierra Leone (#2)$6.54$4.64
Forever Young (#11)$5.58
$2 Exacta$258.56
$1 Trifecta$1,113.84
$1 Superfecta$8,254.00

Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart gave the “Riders Up” call this year. The University of Louisville marching band played My Old Kentucky Home.

If the first leg of this years Triple Crown is any indication of the excitement to come you can expect two more great races!.