Kentucky Derby 2024: Dornoch Horse Racing Profile

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Written By Brett Gibbons | Last Updated
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Dornoch is a horse to keep on eye on with 2024 Kentucky Derby odds. Though not an undefeated champion heading into May, the Danny Gargan-trained colt closed at 12-1 in April’s futures pool and has posted decent Beyer Speed Figures. Dornoch’s latest run saw him miss the board for the first time in a loaded Grade I field at the Blue Grass Stakes. However, with Brisnet Speed Figures consistently in the mid-to-upper 90s, he is an interesting consideration for Kentucky Derby exotics.

Below, we’ll look at everything you need to know to bet Dornoch in the upcoming Kentucky Derby.

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Dornoch Horse Racing Profile

Record: 3-2-0 (6)

Owner: Multiple

Jockey: Luis Saez

Trainer: Danny Gargan

Color: Bay

Kentucky Derby points (standing): 75 (8th)

Running Style: Frontrunner

Last race: Finished 4th in the Blue Grass Stakes (GI)

Sire/Dam: Good Magic/Puca

Post position: 1

Morning line odds: 20-1

Dornoch Past Performances

DateRaceLengthBrisnet Speed FigureFinish
4/6/24Blue Grass Stakes (G1)1 1/8 milesTBA4th
3/2/24Fountain of Youth (G2)1 1/16 miles941st
11/3/23Remsen (G2)1 1/8 miles981st
10/8/23MSW1 1/16 miles951st
9/10/23Sapling (LS)1 mile862nd
7/30/23MSW6 1/2 furlongs862nd

The Word On Dornoch

Apr. 7: Closed a respectable 12-1 in the Kentucky Derby futures pool 6, the fifth-shortest mark on the board. A fourth-place finish likely doesn’t diminish the outlook for Dornoch, who gave a valiant effort and has consistently posted respectable BSF numbers.

Apr. 27: Opened at 20-1 on the morning line, running out of Post 1. Given Dornoch is a frontrunning horse, he has a better chance not to get pinned to the rail, should he choose to set the pace.

*Quotes courtesy of Churchill Downs Communications

Kentucky Derby Odds 2024

Unlike fixed odds betting, odds for the Kentucky Derby will continue to move until post time, even if you place your bet today. Most odds movement occurs day-of and minutes prior to post.

For example, if you were to bet on Dornoch the week of the race at 20-1 odds but when the race started he was 18-1, your wager slip/betting ticket would be at 18-1 odds.

Post PositionHorseMorning line oddsUpdated Kentucky
Derby odds
TrainerJockey
1.Dornoch20-122-1Danny GarganLuis Saez
2.Sierra Leone3-15-1Chad BrownTyler Gaffalione
3.Mystik Dan20-116-1Kenny McPeekBrian Hernandez
4.Catching Freedom8-18-1Brad CoxFlavien Prat
5.Catalytic30-132-1Saffie JosephJose Ortiz
6. Just Steel20-122-1D. Wayne LukasKeith Asmussen
7.Honor Marie20-113-1Whit BeckmanBen Curtis
8.Just A Touch10-110-1Brad CoxFlorent Geroux
9. EncinoScratchedScratchedBrad CoxAxel Concepcion
10.T O Passowrd (JPN)30-147-1Daisuke TakayanagiKazushi Kimura
11.Forever Young (JPN)10-16-1Yoshito YahagiRyusei Sakai
12.Track Phantom20-140-1Steve AsmussenJoel Rosario
13.West Saratoga50-123-1Larry DemeritteJesus Castanon
14.Endlessly30-147-1Michael McCarthyUmberto Rispoli
15.Domestic Product30-128-1Chad BrownIrad Ortiz
16. Grand Mo The First50-145-1Victor BarbozaEmisael Jaramillo
17.Fierceness5-27-2Todd PletcherJohn Velazquez
18.Stronghold20-135-1Philip D’AmatoAntonio Fresu
19.Resilience20-129-1Bill MottJunior Alvarado
20.Society Man50-146-1Danny GarganFrankie Dettori
21.Epic Ride50-144-1John EnnisAdam Beschizza
22. MugatuScratchedScratchedJeff EnglerJoseph Talamo

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