The list has swelled to 14 for the race this Saturday at Fair Grounds, according to the track's press office. Here's a rundown of them.
Brazilian Court (Mike Maker, not early-Triple Crown nominated)
9-1-4-0, $69,662 ($49,662 non-restricted); Won Jan. 3 maiden claimer $50k at GP by 19 1/4; second, $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes.
Code West (Bob Baffert, Martin Garcia, 20 Derby points)
6-1-3-2, $146,000; Seccond Risen Star Stakes at FG by a nose.
Departing (Al Stall Jr., Brian Hernandez Jr., not early-Triple Crown nominated)
3-3-0-0, $78,000; Undefeated, won MSW, allowance at FG, Texas Heritage Stakes at Sam Houston.
Golden Soul (Dallas Stewart, Calvin Borel, 4 Derby points)
4-1-2-0, $77,400; Second Lecomte Stakes; sixth Risen Star Stakes.
Ground Transport (Michael Stidham, Mark Guidry, 0 Derby points)
2-2-0-0, $55,800; Won Jan. 19 MSW and Feb. 23 allowance at FG.
Hip Four Sixtynine (Bobby Barnett, Jamie Theriot, not early-Triple Crown nominated)
7-1-2-0, $46,410; Won Feb. 23 MSW at FG.
Mylute (Tom Amoss, Shaun Bridgmohan, 2 Derby points)
8-2-2-2, $217,695; second Jean Lafitte Stakes, third Delta Jackpot, seventh Risen Star Stakes.
Nina’s Dragon (Lloyd Mason, Julien Couton, not early-Triple Crown nominated)
4-1-1-2, $69,690; second El Camino Real Derby.
Palace Malice (Todd Pletcher, Edgar Prado, 10 Derby points)
4-1-2-1, $111,135; Third Risen Star Stakes.
Proud Strike (Steve Asmussen, 0 Derby points)
4-1-1-1, $40,180; Won Jan. 12 MSW at FG by 7 1/2 lengths; eighth Risen Star Stakes.
Revolutionary (Todd Pletcher, Javier Castellano, 10 Derby points)
5-2-1-2, $188,500; Won Dec. 28 MSW at Aqu by 8 1/2 lengths; won Withers Stakes.
Sunbean (Al Stall Jr., Colby Hernandez, not early-Triple Crown nominated)
4-3-1-0, $131,769 ($0 non-restricted); Won Dec. 31 La. Futurity, Feb. 1 allowance, Gentilly Stakes, all against La.-breds
Titletown Five (Wayne Lukas, Jon Court, 0 Derby points)
5-1-2-1, $67,730; Won Oct. 28 MSW at CD by nine lengths; second Gazebo Stakes at OP.
Whiskey Bravo (Keith Desormeaux, James Graham, 0 Derby points)
4-1-0-0, $18,600; Won Jan. 25 maiden claiming $50,000 at six furlongs at FG; fourth Texas Heritage Stakes at Sam Houston.
Edited Fair Grounds release