1895 Kentucky Derby

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21st Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Halma (horse).jpg
1895 Kentucky Derby winner Halma, c. 1907
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 6, 1895
Winning horse Halma
Jockey Soup Perkins
Surface Dirt
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The 1895 Kentucky Derby was the 21st running of the Kentucky Derby, the race took place on May 6, 1895.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Halma J. Perkins Byron McClelland Byron McClelland 2:37.50
2nd Basso W. Martin C.H. Smith 5
3rd Laureate Alonzo Clayton Pastime Stable 4
4th Curator A. Overton Bashford Manor Stable 5


  • The winner received a purse of $2,970.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.
  • Fourth place received $100.[2]