- Location: Thistledown Racecourse - North Randall, OH
- Inaugural Race: 1876
- Distance: 1 & 1/8 miles (9 furlongs)
- Track Type: Left-handed, Dirt
- Age Qualifications: Three-year-olds
- 2020 Purse: $500,000
- 2020 Race Date: Saturday, June 27th
The Ohio Derby is one of the most recent additions to the Road to the Kentucky Derby as part of the extended series. Held each year at Thistledown Racecourse, winners of the contest are awarded 20-8-4-2 points.
2020 Ohio Derby Entries and Results
Storm the Court
U. St. Lewis
- $2 Exacta (1-10) $185.60
- $2 Trifecta (1-10-13) $879.00
- $2 Superfecta (1-10-13-3) $8,016.00
Watch the 2020 Ohio Derby
The History of the Ohio Derby
The Ohio Derby is a Grade III Thoroughbred horse race run at the Thistledown Racecourse in North Randall, Ohio. Inaugurated in 1876, the race was cancelled in 1883 before it was revived in 1924 and has been a staple in Ohio horse racing ever since.
Notable past winners of the race in include 1924 Kentucky Derby winner Black Gold (1924) and 3 time U.S. Champion Skip Away (1996).
Road to the Kentucky Derby prep-race list