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Kentucky Derby Winners

Year Winner Time Jockey
2013 Orb 2:02.89 Joel Rosario
2012 I’ll Have Another 2:01.83 Mario Gutierrez
2011 Animal Kingdom 2:02.04 John Velazquez
2010 Super Saver 2:04.45 Calvin Borel
2009 Mine That Bird (G) 2:02.66 Calvin Borel
2008 Big Brown 2:01.82 Kent Desormeaux
2007 Street Sense 2:02.17 Calvin Borel
2006 Barbaro 2:01.36 Edgar Prado
2005 Giacomo 2:02.75 Mike Smith
2004 Smarty Jones 2:04.06 Stewart Elliott
2003 Funny Cide (G) 2:01.19 Jose Santos
2002 War Emblem 2:01.13 Victor Espinoza
2001 Monarchos 1:59 4/5 Jorge Chavez
2000 Fusaichi Pegasus  2:01 1/5 Kent Desormeaux
1999 Charismatic  2:03 1/5 Chris Antley
1998 Real Quiet 2:02 1/5 Kent Desormeaux
1997 Silver Charm  2:02 2/5 Gary Stevens
1996 Grindstone 2:01 Jerry Bailey
1995 Thunder Gulch 2:01 1/5 Gary Stevens
1994 Go For Gin 2:03 3/5 Chris McCarron
1993 Sea Hero 2:02 2/5 Jerry Bailey
1992 Lil E. Tee 2:03 Pat Day
1991 Strike The Gold 2:03 Chris Antley
1990 Unbridled 2:02 Craig Perret
1989 Sunday Silence 2:05 Pat Valenzuela
1988 Winning Colors (F) 2:02 1/5 Gary Stevens
1987 Alysheba  2:03 2/5 Chris McCarron
1986 Ferdinand 2:02 4/5 Bill Shoemaker
1985 Spend A Buck 2:00 1/5 Angel Cordero Jr.
1984 Swale 2:02 2/5 Laffit Pincay Jr.
1983 Sunny’s Halo  2:02 1/5 E. Delahoussaye
1982 Gato Del Sol 2:02 2/5 E. Delahoussaye
1981 Pleasant Colony 2:02 Jorge Velasquez
1980 Genuine Risk (F) 2:02 Jacinto Vasquez
1979 Spectacular Bid 2:02 2/5 Ron Franklin
1978 Affirmed crown 2:01 1/5 Steve Cauthen
1977 Seattle Slew crown 2:02 1/5 Jean Cruguet
1976 Bold Forbes 2:01 3/5 Angel Cordero Jr.
1975 Foolish Pleasure 2:02 Jacinto Vasquez
1974 Cannonade 2:04 Angel Cordero Jr.
1973 Secretariat crown 1:59 2/5 Ron Turcotte
1972 Riva Ridge  2:01 4/5 Ron Turcotte
1971 Canonero II 2:03 1/5 Gustavo Avila
1970 Dust Commander 2:03 2/5 Mike Manganello
1969 Majestic Prince 2:01 4/5 Bill Hartack
1968 Forward Pass Ismael Valenzuela
1967 Proud Clarion 2:00 3/5 Bobby Ussery
1966 Kauai King 2:02 Don Brumfield
1965 Lucky Debonair 2:01 1/5 Bill Shoemaker
1964 Northern Dancer 2:00 Bill Hartack
1963 Chateaugay 2:01 4/5 Braulio Baeza
1962 Decidedly 2:00 2/5 Bill Hartack
1961 Carry Back 2:04 John Sellers
1960 Venetian Way 2:02 2/5 Bill Hartack
1959 Tomy Lee 2:02 1/5 Bill Shoemaker
1958 Tim Tam 2:05 Ismael Valenzuela
1957 Iron Liege 2:02 1/5 Bill Hartack
1956 Needles 2:03 2/5 David Erb
1955 Swaps 2:01 4/5 Bill Shoemaker
1954 Determine 2:03 Raymond York
1953 Dark Star 2:02 Hank Moreno
1952 Hill Gail 2:01 3/5 Eddie Arcaro
1951 Count Turf 2:02 3/5 Conn McCreary
1950 Middleground 2:01 3/5 William Boland
1949 Ponder 2:04 1/5 Steve Brooks
1948 Citation crown 2:05 2/5 Eddie Arcaro
1947 Jet Pilot 2:06 4/5 Eric Guerin
1946 Assault crown 2:06 3/5 Warren Mehrtens
1945 Hoop Jr 2:07 Eddie Arcaro
1944 Pensive 2:04 1/5 Conn McCreary
1943 Count Fleet crown 2:04 Johnny Longden
1942 Shut Out 2:04 2/5 Wayne Wright
1941 Whirlaway crown 2:01 2/5 Eddie Arcaro
1940 Gallahadion 2:05 Carroll Bierman
1939 Johnstown 2:03 2/5 James Stout
1938 Lawrin 2:04 4/5 Eddie Arcaro
1937 War Admiral crown 2:03 1/5 Charley Kurtsinger
1936 Bold Venture 2:03 3/5 Ira Hanford
1935 Omaha crown 2:05 Willie Saunders
1934 Cavalcade 2:04 Mack Garner
1933 Brokers Tip 2:06 4/5 Don Meade
1932 Burgoo King 2:05 1/5 Eugene James
1931 Twenty Grand 2:01 4/5 Charley Kurtsinger
1930 Gallant Fox crown 2:07 3/5 Earl Sande
1929 Clyde Van Dusen (G) 2:10 4/5 Linus McAtee
1928 Reigh Count 2:10 2/5 Chick Lang
1927 Whiskery 2:06 Linus McAtee
1926 Bubbling Over 2:03 4/5 Albert Johnson
1925 Flying Ebony 2:07 3/5 Earl Sande
1924 Black Gold 2:05 1/5 John Mooney
1923 Zev 2:05 2/5 Earl Sande
1922 Morvich 2:04 3/5 Albert Johnson
1921 Behave Yourself 2:04 1/5 Charles Thompson
1920 Paul Jones (G) 2:09 Ted Rice
1919 Sir Barton crown 2:09 4/5 Johnny Loftus
1918 Exterminator (G) 2:10 4/5 William Knapp
1917 Omar Khayyam 2:04 3/5 Charles Borel
1916 George Smith 2:04 Johnny Loftus
1915 Regret (F) 2:05 2/5 Joe Notter
1914 Old Rosebud (G) 2:03 2/5 John McCabe
1913 Donerail 2:04 4/5 Roscoe Goose
1912 Worth 2:09 2/5 C.H. Shilling
1911 Meridian 2:05 George Archibald
1910 Donau 2:06 2/5 Fred Herbert
1909 Wintergreen 2:08 1/5 Vincent Powers
1908 Stone Street 2:15 1/5 Arthur Pickens
1907 Pink Star 2:12 3/5 Andy Minder
1906 Sir Huon 2:08 4/5 Roscoe Troxler
1905 Agile 2:10 Jack Martin
1904 Elwood 2:08 Shorty Prior
1903 Judge Himes 2:09 Hal Booker
1902 Alan-A-Dale 2:08 Jimmy Winkfield
1901 His Eminence 2:07 Jimmy Winkfield
1900 Lieut. Gibson 2:06 Jimmy Boland
1899 Manuel 2:12 Fred Taral
1898 Plaudit 2:09 Willie Simms
1897 Typhoon II 2:12 Buttons Garner
1896 Ben Brush 2:07 Willie Simms
1895 Halma 2:37 Soup Perkins
1894 Chant 2:41 Frank Goodale
1893 Lookout 2:39 Eddie Kunze
1892 Azra 2:41 Lonnie Clayton
1891 Kingman 2:52 Isaac Murphy
1890 Riley 2:45 Isaac Murphy
1889 Spokane 2:34 Thomas Kiley
1888 Macbeth II (G) 2:38 George Covington
1887 Montrose 2:39 Isaac Lewis
1886 Ben Ali 2:36 Paul Duffy
1885 Joe Cotton 2:37 Babe Henderson
1884 Buchanan 2:40 Isaac Murphy
1883 Leonatus 2:43 Billy Donohue
1882 Apollo (G) 2:40 Babe Hurd
1881 Hindoo 2:40 Jim McLaughlin
1880 Fonso 2:37 George Lewis
1879 Lord Murphy 2:37 Charlie Shauer
1878 Day Star 2:37 Jimmy Carter
1877 Baden-Baden 2:38 Billy Walker
1876 Vagrant (G) 2:38 Bobby Swim
1875 Aristides 2:37 Oliver Lewis

NOTE: The distance of the Kentucky Derby was 1 1/2 miles from 1875-1895.

Since 1895, the Kentucky Derby distance has been 1 1/4 miles.

crown Denotes Triple Crown Winner, (F) Denotes Filly, (G) Denotes Gelding