Kentucky Derby 2023: Two Phil’s Horse Racing Profile

Written By Brett Gibbons on May 5, 2023
Two Phil's

Two Phil’s finished fifth in the 2023 Kentucky Derby standings after the prep race circuit. One of the more experienced three-year-olds, he won four races during his eight runs so far. This colt was also one of the first to qualify for the Kentucky Derby, opting not to race in any of April’s prep races. Below, we’ll look at everything you need to know to bet the upcoming Kentucky Derby.

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Two Phil’s Kentucky Derby Profile

Record: 4-1-1 (8)

Owner: Patricia’s Hope LLC and Phillip Sagan

Jockey: Jareth Loveberry

Trainer: Larry Rivelli

Color: Chestnut

Kentucky Derby points (standing): 123 (5th)

Running Style:

Last race: Won Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3)

Sire/Dam: Tapit/Danzatrice

Post position: 3

Morning line odds: 12-1

Two Phil’s Past Performances

DateRaceLengthBrisnet Speed FigureFinish
3/25/23Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3)1 1/8 miles1071st
2/18/23Risen Star (G2)1 1/8 miles943rd
1/21/23Lecomte (G3)1 1/16 miles932nd
10/30/22Street Sense (G3)1 1/16 miles931st
10/8/22Breeders' Futurity (G1)1 1/16 miles847th
9/17/22Shakopee Juvenile Stakes (LS)6 furlongs831st
7/18/22MSW6 furlongs891st
6/23/22MSW5 furlongs715th

The Word On Two Phil’s

April 30: “On his last day at Hawthorne before traveling to Churchill Downs, Patricia’s Hope and Phillip Sagan’s Two Phil’s jogged over the fast main track. Trainer Larry Rivelli [arrived] Sunday as well and [Two Phil’s made] his first appearance on Churchill Downs’ main track Monday morning at 7:30 a.m.”

May 1: Drew Gate 3 at post position and 12-1 morning line odds.

May 5: “He’s feeling strong,” trainer Larry Rivelli said.
“We’d be very happy if it rained,” owner Anthony Sagan said.

*Quotes courtesy of Churchill Downs Communications

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Kentucky Derby Odds 2023

Morning line odds are now available. 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.

Post Position NumberHorse NameKentucky Derby OddsMorning Line OddsClosing Line OddsTrainerJockey
1.Hit Show25-130-124-1Brad CoxManny Franco
2. Verifying15-115-114-1Brad CoxTyler Gaffalione
3. Two Phil's8-112-19-1Larry RivelliJareth Loveberry
4. Confidence Game17-120-121-1Keith DesormeauxJames Graham
5.Tapit Trice9-25-19-2Todd PletcherLuis Saez
6.Kingsbarns10-112-111-1Todd PletcherJose Ortiz
7.Reincarnate13-150-114-1Tim YakteenJohn Velazquez
8. Mage17-115-115-1Gustavo DelgadoJavier Castellano
9.SkinnerSCRSCRSCRJohn ShirreffsJuan Hernandez
10.Practical MoveSCRSCRSCRTim YakteenRamon Vazquez
11.Disarm24-130-127-1Steve AsmussenJoel Rosario
12.Jace's Road31-150-133-1Brad CoxFlorent Geroux
13.Sun Thunder30-150-133-1Kenny McPeekBrian Hernandez Jr.
14.Angel of Empire4-18-14-1Brad CoxFlavien Prat
15.ForteSCR3-1SCRTodd PletcherIrad Ortiz Jr.
16.Raise Cain31-150-133-1Ben ColebrookGerardo Corrales
17.Derma Sotogake8-110-17-1Hidetaka OtonashiChristophe Lemaire
18.Rocket Can27-130-128-1Bill MottJunior Alvarado
19.Lord MilesSCRSCRSCRSaffie Joseph Jr.Paco Lopez
20.ContinuarSCRSCRSCRYoshito YahagiRyusei Sakai
21.Cyclone Mischief29-130-129-1Dale RomansTBA
22.Mandarin Hero20-120-117-1Terunobu FujitaKazushi Kimura
23. King Russell31-150-132-1Ron MoquettRafael Bejarano

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Brett is an avid sports traveler and former Division-I football recruiter for Bowling Green and Texas State. He’s a graduate of BGSU and works as an auditor for Google content curation products. He’s also contributed to Sports Illustrated and Fansided during his young writing career.

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