My Dad George who was owned by Raymond M. Curtis came in second to Dust Commander in the 1970 Kentucky Derby.
A horse named Dust Commander won the 1970 Kentucky Derby.
The 1970 Kentucky Derby winner was Dust Commander
Diane Crump rode Fathom in the 1970 Kentucky Derby
May 2nd was the date of the 1970 Kentucky Derby. It was the first Saturday of the month. It was 96th time that the Derby had been held since its inaugural run on May 17, 1875.
Diane Crump in 1970.
Dust Commander ridden by Mike Manganello.
I think your talking about Ruffian, but she wasn't in the Kentucky Derby and was put down after the match race against the 1975 Kentucky Derby winner, Foolish Pleasure.
Diane Crump in 1970 rode Fathom
Fusaichi Pegasus [foaled April12, 1997] was the winning horse in the 2007 Kentucky Derby. His winning jockey was Kent Jason Desormeaux [February 27, 1970]. The horse's unusual name, which combines his owner's first name and that of the winged horses of ancient Greek legends, often is shortened affectionately to 'FuPeg'.
A time of 1 minute 59-2/5 seconds is what it took Secretariat [March 30, 1970 - October 4, 1989] to run the 1973 Kentucky Derby. From the first Derby of May 17, 1875 until the most recent of May 3, 2010, Secretariat's time has been the fastest and the best. The second fastest, second best time was the 1 minute 59-4/5 second win by Monarchos [b. 1998] in 2001.