2018 Kentucky Derby Results: Justify wins 144th Derby

Justify, jockeyed by Mike Smith and trained by Bob Baffert, won the 144th Kentucky Derby after battling muddy conditions at Churchill Downs.

It is his fourth win in four starts. Justify entered the morning with 3-1 odds. Good Magic rallied to finish in second while Audible took third place in what was one of the most competitive Kentucky Derby fields in years.

Justify also ended the Curse of Apollo, becoming the first two-year-old horse to win the Kentucky Derby since Apollo in 1882.

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Post Positions

1. Firenze Fire
2. Free Drop Billy
3. Promises Fulfilled
4. Flameaway
5. Audible
6. Good Magic
7. Justify - WINNER
8. Lone Sailor
9. Hofburg
10. My Boy Jack
11. Bolt D'Oro
12. Enticed
13. Bravazo
14. Mendelssohn
15. Instilled Regard
16. Magnum Moon
17. Solomini
18. Vino Rosso
19. Noble Indy
20. Combatant
Alt. Blended Citizen

Kentucky Derby Schedule

Thursday
MAY 3
12-4 p.m. ET
Kentucky Derby Classics
Thursday
MAY 3
4-6:30 p.m. ET
Kentucky Derby Access
Friday
MAY 4
12-6:30 p.m. ET
Kentucky Oaks Race
Saturday
MAY 5
12-2:30 p.m. ET
Kentucky Derby Prep
Saturday
MAY 5
2:30-7:25 p.m. ET
144th Kentucky Derby
Thursday MAY 3
Kentucky Derby Access
12-4 p.m. ET
Kentucky Derby Classics
4-6:30 p.m. ET
Friday MAY 4
Kentucky Derby Oaks
12-6:30 p.m. ET
Saturday MAY 5
Kentucky Derby Prep
12-2:30 p.m. ET
144th Kentucky Derby
2:30-7:25 p.m. ET

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