Kentucky Derby 2021 Results: Who Won the Kentucky Derby?

Isaiah De Los Santos
Who won Kentucky Derby 2021? Full race results.
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The Kentucky Derby took place on Saturday, May 1, with the 147th race at Churchill Downs. All eyes were on Essential Quality as the betting favorite heading into the event, but Medina Spirit held off the rest of the pack to capture the win despite 15-1 pre-race odds.

Who Won the Kentucky Derby?

Here's everything you need to know regarding who won the 2021 Kentucky Derby and results.

Who Won Kentucky Derby 2021?

Medina Spirit is the winner of the 2021 Kentucky Derby. Trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Joel Rosario took home the win.

Kentucky Derby Winner 2021

Median Spirit, led by trainer Boba Baffert and jockey Joel Rosario, won the Kentucky Derby in 2021.

Kentucky Derby Finish

1. Medina Spirit

2. Mandaloun

3. Hot Rod Charlie

4. Essential Quality

5. O Besos

6. Midnight Bourbon

7. Keepmeinmind

8. Helium

9. Known Agenda

10. Highly Motivated

11. Sainthood

12. Like the King

13. Bourbonic

14. Hidden Stash

15. Brooklyn Strong

16. Super Stock

17. Rock Your World

18. Dynamic One

19. Soup and Sandwich

20. King Fury (SCRATCHED)

Kentucky Derby Trifecta

-First: Medina Spirit
-Second: Mandaloun
-Third: Hot Rod Charlie

Kentucky Derby Superfecta

-First: Medina Spirit
-Second: Mandaloun
-Third: Hot Rod Charlie
-Fourth: Essential Quality

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