1890 Kentucky Derby

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16th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 14, 1890
Winning horseRiley
JockeyIsaac Burns Murphy
TrainerEd Corrigan
OwnerEd Corrigan
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The 1890 Kentucky Derby was the 16th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 14, 1890.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Riley Isaac Murphy Edward Corrigan Edward Corrigan 2:45.00
2nd Bill Letcher Alonzo Allen W. R. Letcher 1 34
3rd Robespierre S. Francis George V. Hankins 2
4th Palisade Tommy Britton S. Williams 1
5th Outlook Breckinridge B. J. Treacy 12
6th Prince Fonso Monk Overton J. C. Twymann & Co.


  • The winner received a purse of $5,460.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.[2]