1894 Kentucky Derby

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20th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Chant 1894.jpg
1894 Kentucky Derby winner Chant
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 15, 1894
Winning horse Chant
Jockey Frank Goodale
Trainer H. Eugene Leigh
Owner Leigh & Rose
Surface Dirt
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The 1894 Kentucky Derby was the 20th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 15, 1894.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Chant Frank Goodale H. Eugene Leigh Leigh & Rose 2:41
2nd Pearl Song R. Williams C.H. Smith 6
3rd Sigurd A. Overton Bashford Manor Stable 10
4th Al Boyer H. Ray Anderson & Gooding 15
5th Tom Elmore J. Irving S.K. Hughes & Co.


  • The winner received a purse of $4,020.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.
  • Fourth place received $100.[2]