Who won the 2023 Kentucky Derby? FULL results, falls and finishing order for Main Event 6.57 Churchill Downs

There’s an EXCITING Kentucky Derby going on over at Churchill Downs.

We show you how each horse is doing here, or check out Sun Racing’s live blog for the Kentucky Derby for the latest race updates.

The Kentucky Derby is on at Churchill Downs


The Kentucky Derby is on at Churchill DownsPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty


Full results and standings to follow…

What is the prize money for the 2023 Kentucky Derby?

The total prize pool for this year’s big race at Churchill Downs is a whopping $3 million.

The Kentucky Derby has the largest prize pool of any Triple Crown race.

The Belmont Stakes is the second of the three tournaments with a total prize pool of $1.5 million.

And the lowest prize pool offered in the Triple Crown races is in the Preakness Stakes with a prize pool of $990,000.

The total pot for the Kentucky Derby is broken down as follows:

  • 1st place – $1.86 million
  • 2nd Place – $600,000
  • 3rd Place – $300,000
  • 4th Place – $150,000
  • 5th place – $90,000

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How much do the jockeys make at the Kentucky Derby?

Here’s a breakdown of the portion jockeys take from the overall prize pool:

  • 1st Place – $186,000
  • 2nd Place – $30,000
  • 3rd Place – $15,000
  • 4th Place – $4.5,000
  • 5th Place – $2.5,000

The winner of the 2022 Kentucky Derby was Venezuelan jockey Sonny Leon.

When is the Kentucky Derby held?

  • The Kentucky Derby was held on Saturday, June 6th.
  • Post time for the race was 6:57 p.m. ET.
  • The Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs.


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