With 17 races to go, 1,176 TwinSpires.com players remain alive for the $1-million top prize on the Road to the Kentucky Derby SHOWdown.

The number represents 50.9% of the original 2,308 players and 72.3% of the 1,627 who had advanced out of the El Camino Real Derby. No favorite has won any of the three races so far, but no favorite has finished off the board, either.

An average of 79.5% of players have advanced each round, and if that continues then there would be 29 players going into the Kentucky Derby alive for the $1-million prize. If 65% of players advance each race then that would leave one person alive for the $1-million going into the Derby. If each individual player left can pick a horse to show 65% of the time, then there is a 79.8% chance that at least 1 player will be alive for the Million come Derby.

As for our last longest on Twitter contest, 30 tweeters have made it through all three races and are alive for the $500 prize that goes to whoever outlasts the competition. Here’s a list of those still alive. If you think you should be on here but are not, e-mail us.

Twitter:

Lewis pick:

El Camino:

Southwest:

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Chitu

Tamarando

Strong Mandate

anthonyttolino

Chitu

Enterprising

Tapiture

bheffern55

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Tapiture

Bigrey56

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

boilerjag

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Ride On Curlin

Bombsawaybob

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Tapiture

Cheetahfalife

Midnight Hawk

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

cheryl_sz

Midnight Hawk

Enterprising

Tapiture

Chuckles375

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Tapiture

dan17055

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Strong Mandate

ddeskavich

Candy Boy

Tamarando

Ride On Curlin

fakemaven

Chitu

Enterprising

Ride On Curlin

gamblingzac

Midnight Hawk

Enterprising

Tapiture

heathhunt75

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Strong Mandate

insidethenumbers

Candy Boy

Dance With Fate

Strong Mandate

jboswald68

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

Jeweldspear

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Strong Mandate

jo_cesare

Candy Boy

Dance With Fate

Strong Mandate

mesave31

Candy Boy

Tamarando

Strong Mandate

oracle65

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Strong Mandate

rogueclown

Candy Boy

Tamarando

Ride On Curlin

ronn_shaffer

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

rsamaroo46

Chitu

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

sbice36

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

scramage

Midnight Hawk

Tamarando

Tapiture

softballscrub

Midnight Hawk

Enterprising

Tapiture

thereal_espy

Candy Boy

Dance With Fate

Strong Mandate

ubercapper

Candy Boy

Enterprising

Ride On Curlin

wbarnes22

Midnight Hawk

Enterprising

Ride On Curlin

Zweber

Midnight Hawk

Enterprising

Strong Mandate

 

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