In the end, the results of the Kentucky Derby are what we're here for. The winning horse determines the payouts and ultimately, what we, as bettors, take home.
Medina Spirit has won the 2021 Kentucky Derby! Medina Spirit was ridden by jockey John Velazquez and trained by Bob Baffert. His closing odds were 12/1.
This results guide has Kentucky Derby payouts information dating back to 2000 and historical information on all 146 winners, including the top 10 fastest Derby horses of all time.
2021 Kentucky Derby payouts
Here are the payouts for the 2021 Kentucky Derby, based on a $2 bet.
When it comes to Kentucky Derby betting, it’s all about finishing in the money (ITM): first, second or third. Here’s a look at the historic Kentucky Derby post position returns for bets to win, place, or show.
|Horse Name||Program Number||Closing Odds||Win $||Place $||Show $|
|Hot Rod Charlie||9||6-1||-||-||$5.20|
$2 exacta payout
- Horses: 8-7
- Amount: $503.60
$1 trifecta payout
- Horses: 8-7-9
- Amount: $1,696.90
$1 superfecta payout
- Horses: 8-7-9-14
- Amount: $9,456.40
Full 2021 Kentucky Derby results
What a race it was, as John Velazquez's Medina Spirit won the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby, winning the 2021 race with a time of 2:01.02.
|3||Hot Rod Charlie||9||1 length||$300,000|
|4||Essential Quality||14||1 length||$150,000|
|5||O Besos||6||5 1/2 lengths||$90,000|
|6||Midnight Bourbon||10||8 1/4 lengths|
|7||Keepmeinmind||4||8 1/2 lengths|
|8||Helium||12||10 1/2 lengths|
|9||Known Agenda||1||10 3/4 lengths|
|10||Highly Motivated||17||10 3/4 lengths|
|11||Sainthood||5||12 1/2 lengths|
|12||Like The King||2||12 1/2 lengths|
|13||Bourbonic||20||15 3/4 lengths|
|14||Hidden Stash||13||16 1/2 lengths|
|15||Brooklyn Strong||3||18 lengths|
|16||Super Stock||18||19 1/2 lengths|
|17||Rock Your World||15||24 lengths|
|18||Dynamic One||11||31 lengths|
|19||Soup And Sandwich||19||64 lengths|
Kentucky Derby payouts history
Here’s a look at historical win, place, and show payouts from Kentucky Derby races dating back to 2000.
Fastest Kentucky Derby times
Here are the top 10 fastest winners in the history of the Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby winners list
Here’s a list of every Kentucky Derby-winning horse, jockey, and trainer, dating back to the first race in 1875.
Where can I bet on the Kentucky Derby?
Several sportsbooks do not offer Kentucky Derby betting odds, but that does not preclude you from wagering on the "Run for the Roses." There are legal horse racing betting sites that allow you to wager on the Derby.
Read our guide to find the best Kentucky Derby betting sites available in your area.
Kentucky Derby results FAQs
Who won the 2020 Kentucky Derby?
Authentic won the 2020 Kentucky Derby.
How much does the Kentucky Derby winner get?
Authentic won $1.86 million for his Kentucky Derby win in 2020.
Who is the owner of the Kentucky Derby winner?
Authentic was trained by Bob Baffert and owned by Spendthrift Farm LLC, MyRaceHorse Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Starlight Racing.
Where is the Kentucky Derby winner from?
Authentic was born in Kentucky.