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Yes, a white horse has won the Kentucky Derby if you interpret white as 'roan' or 'gray'. According to those criteria, there have been eight [8] such winners:

1. Determine [1951 - 1972], gray stallion winner in 1954;

2. Decidedly [1962 - ?], gray stallion, in 1959;

3. Spectacular Bid [February 17, 1976 - June 9, 2003], gray stallion in 1978;

4. Gato Del Sol [February 23, 1979 - August 7, 2007], gray stallion, in 1982;

5. Winning Colors [February 14, 1985 - February 17, 2008], a filly that officially was described as a 'roan' but actually was soft gray with a white face, in 1988;

6. Silver Charm [foaled February 22, 1994], gray stallion, in 1997;

7. Monarchos [foaled 1998], gray stallion, in 2001; and

8. Giacomo [foaled February 16, 2002], gray stallion

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