• Home
  • USA
  • US Triple Crown
  • Kentucky Derby

Road To The Kentucky Derby 2024 - Final Points Standings

Last updated: 24 Apr 2024
Jon Vine 24 Apr 2024
Share this article
Or copy link
success image
  • A quick look at the points table for the 2024 Kentucky Derby
  • Sierra Leone earned the most qualifying points with a total of 155
  • Japanese star Forever Young is the top international qualifier
kentucky derby
Kentucky Derby. (Getty)

The points standings for the 2024 Kentucky Derby have been finalised, following the final qualifying race earlier this month.

Qualifying races have been taking place for this fabled Classic throughout the early months of the season. Some international races have been awarded "Road To The Kentucky Derby" status too, allowing foreign shippers to qualify for this historic race, which will take place at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 4th.

Here are the final points standings for the Kentucky Derby.

Road To The Kentucky Derby 2024

1 Sierra Leone 155
2 Fierceness 136
3 Catching Freedom 125
4 Stronghold 125
5 Resilience 110
6 Forever Young 100
7 Endlessly 100
8 Timberlake 81
9 Dornoch 75
10 Just A Touch 75

With a score of 155, Sierra Leone is the top qualifier for this year's Kentucky Derby. Chad Brown's star finished second in the Remsen Stakes back in December, before claiming back-to-back victories in the Risen Star and the Blue Grass Stakes.

Runaway Florida Derby winner, Fierceness sits second in the standings, having earned some early points by winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile back in November. Victory in the Louisiana Derby saw Catching Freedom reach 125 points, the same total as Santa Anita Derby winner Stronghold.

Japanese star Forever Young was awarded 100 points following his victories in the Saudi and UAE Derbys. An invitation will also be extended to Richard Hughes' three-year-old Bracken's Laugh, after he topped the European standings.

Jeff Ruby Stakes winner Endlessly is the only other horse to reach 100 points on the road to this year's Derby. Timberlake has only managed to gather 81 points, despite being the second-highest earning US three-year-old with a total career earnings of $1.17m so far.

2024 Kentucky Derby Odds

You can find the latest betting for the 2024 Kentucky Derby here on our website.

Top Betting Sites

special-offer-1Betting offers

Upcoming Events