No! The Kentucky Derby has always been restricted to purebred Thoroughbreds.
No. It has always been held in Kentucky, not Tennessee. Hence the name "Kentucky Derby".
No. The race is strictly for Thoroughbreds.
The fastest Kentucky Derby ever was run by Secretariat.
No female jockey or trainer has ever won the Kentucky Derby.
There is a white horse, Hansen, running in today's Kentucky Derby.
No female jockey has ever finished better than 11th in Kentucky Derby.
1875, when Oliver Lewis won the first ever Kentucky Derby.
Yea, he won the 1992 Kentucky Derby riding Lil E. Tee.
Horses can only run in the Kentucky Derby as a three year old. As such, no horse ever runs the Derby more than once.
Of course , none other than the great Secretariat with the speed record at the Kentucky Derby of 1.59.40
No female jockey has ever won the Kentucky Derby. In fact, only five female jockeys have ever ridden in the Derby. Julie Krone was the first female jockey to win a Triple Crown event, the 1993 Belmont Stakes aboard Colonial Affair.
The great "Big Red" Secretariat
Kingman won the Kentucky Derby in 1891 at a time of 2:52.25 but the distance during that time was run at 1 1/2
No, the only horses that can run in the Kentucky Derby, or any thoroughbred race, must be full blooded thoroughbred with proper documentation of the horses registry.
Only two horses have ever run the Kentucky Derby in under 2 minutes: Secretariat in 1973 and Monarchos in 2001.
yes he is a 3 times champion
Secretariat holds the record for fastest time in the Kentucky Derby at 1:59.40 (in 1973).
The 2009 Kentucky Derby was held on May 2nd. The winning horse was Mine That Bird, ridden by Calvin Borel. Mine That Bird paid $103.20 to win, making him the second longest shot to ever win the Derby.
Monarchos won the Kentucky Derby in 2001. He ran the second fastest Derby ever recorded, behind Secretariat. He is one of only two horses (the other being Secretariat, of course) to get a time under 2 minutes.
No woman jockey has ever won the Kentucky Derby. Female jockeys weren't registered to ride in Thoroughbread races until 1969. The first was Diane Crump, who rode in a race at Hialeah Park in Florida.