Kentucky Derby Horses 2014: The Photos You Need to See

It's time for the 2014 Kentucky Derby and we've got all the details and photos on this year's horses. Check out all 21 of the contenders here, starting with one of the favorites.

California Chrome

California Chrome is being ridden by Victor Espinoza and here's some of the background on the contender, provided by the Kentucky Derby: California Chrome is the first registered foal from Love the Chase, who scored her only win in a low-level maiden claimer going a mile at Golden Gate Fields ... California Chrome hails from the family of Hall of Famer Swaps, a Cal-bred himself who successfully shipped East to plunder the 1955 Kentucky Derby. California Chrome's odds are 5-2 and this horse is the favorite, according to Oddshark.