1887 Kentucky Derby

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13th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 11, 1887
Winning horse Montrose
Jockey Isaac Lewis
Trainer John McGinty
Owner Labold Bros.
Surface Dirt
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The 1887 Kentucky Derby was the 13th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 11, 1887.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Montrose Isaac Lewis John McGinty Labold Bros. 2:39.25
2nd Jim Gore W. Fitzpatrick A.G. McCampbell 2
3rd Jackobin J. Stoval Robert Lisle 1
4th Banburg H. Blaylock J.D. Morrisey 2
5th Clarion Arnold Fleetwood Stable Nose
6th Ban Yan Godfrey W.O. Scully
7th Pendennis Isaac Murphy Santa Anita Stable


  • The winner received a purse of $4,200.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.[2]