Can’t sleep, so here’s a list of Derby winners/’15 contenders by female family

Female Family No. 4 has the most Kentucky Derby winners out of all the female families with 17: Day Star, Halma, Manuel, Wintergreen, Donau, Black Gold, Gallant Fox, Lawrin, Gallahadion, Assault, Middleground, Venetian Way, Majestic Prince, Canonero, Sunny’s Halo, Real Quiet, and Monarchos This year’s contenders from Family 4 are Mubtaahij and International Star.

Female Family No. 1 has produced 15 Derby winners: Morvich, Pensive, Tomy Lee, Proud Clarion, Riva Ridge, Genuine Risk, Swale, Spend a Buck, Unbridled, Sea Hero, Go for Gin, Grindstone, Smarty Jones, Super Saver, and Animal Kingdom.

Female Family No. 23 has produced 9 Derby winners: Zev, Burgoo King, Ponder, Tim Tam, Affirmed, Winning Colors, Lil E Tee, Mine That Bird, and I’ll Have Another. Carpe Diem and Bolo are looking to join this group.

Female Family No. 5 has produced 8 Derby winners: Elwood, Sir Huon, Flying Ebony, Twenty Grand, Determine, Needles, Pleasant Colony, and Big Brown. Danzig Moon is a member of this family.

Female Family No. 2 has produced 7 Derby winners: Buchanan, Reigh Count, Northern Dancer, Secretariat, Cannonade, Spectacular Bid, and Giacomo.

Female Family No. 3 has produced 6 Derby winners: Citation, Dark Star, Lucky Debonair, Dust Commander, Sunday Silence, and Silver Charm. Can Itsaknockout make it seven?

Female Family No. 9 has produced 6 Derby winners: Spokane, Omar Khayyam, Sir Barton, Hoop Jr., Forward Pass, and Bold Forbes. Second choice Dortmund is a member of this family.

Female Family No. 12 has produced 6 Derby winners: Baden-Baden, Leonatus, Joe Cotton, His Eminence, Brokers Tip, and Cavalcade.

Female Family No. 6 has produced 5 Derby winners: Worth, Old Rosebud, Bold Venture, Count Fleet, and Funny Cide. Ocho Ocho Ocho and Upstart are looking to join this group.

Female Family No. 24 has produced 5 Derby winners: Fonso, Hindoo, Agile, Paul Jones, and Carry Back.

American Family No. 1 has produced 5 Derby winners: Riley, Ben Brush, Regret, Exterminator, and Gato Del Sol. Frammento is a member of this family.

American Family No. 4 has produced 5 Derby winners: Clyde Van Dusen, Swaps, Iron Liege, Kauai King, and California Chrome.

Female Family No. 8 has produced 4 Derby winners: Bubbling Over, Whirlaway, Fusaichi Pegasus, and Orb. Tencendur and War Story are members of this family.

Female Family No. 11 has produced 4 Derby winners: Ben Ali, War Admiral, Hill Gail, and Thunder Gulch.

Female Family No. 16 has produced 4 Derby winners: Shut Out, Chateaugay, Strike the Gold, and Barbaro. Can Frosted join their ranks?

Female Family No. 13 has produced 3 Derby winners: Jet Pilot, Seattle Slew, and Ferdinand. Keen Ice and Mr. Z are a part of this family.

Female Family No. 17 has produced 3 Derby winners: Omaha, Johnstown, and Decidedly.

Female Family No. 20 has produced 3 Derby winners: Meridian, Alysheba, and War Emblem.

Female Family No. 21 has produced 3 Derby winners: Plaudit, Stone Street, and Whiskery.

American Family No. 13 has produced 3 Derby winners: Vagrant, Lookout, and Lieut. Gibson.

Female Family No. 10 has produced 2 Derby winners: George Smith and Charismatic. Far Right is a member of this family.

Female Family No. 22 has produced 2 Derby winners: Count Turf and Street Sense.

American Family No. 3 has produced 2 Derby winners: Chant and Pink Star.

Eleven other female families have produced one Derby winner each, including Female Family No. 14, whose Foolish Pleasure charged to victory in 1975. This year’s favorite, American Pharoah, hails from Family 14.

Materiality is attempting to become the first Kentucky Derby winner from American Family No. 5.

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