Top 5 Contenders For 2015 Kentucky DerbyWith less than two months to 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2. Contenders this year will include Dortmund, American Pharoah and Upstart. Could one of these 3-year-olds finally break the 37-year drought of a Triple Crown? California Chrome was close but didn’t have enough to beat Tonalist in the mile-and-a-half Belmont Stakes in New York. Dortmund is proving he is the best Derby contender after dominating the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita and earning 50 points. Here are CBSLA's Top 5 Derby contenders as of March 12, 2015.