1899 Kentucky Derby

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25th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 4, 1899
Winning horse Manuel
Jockey Fred Taral
Trainer Robert J. Walden
Owner Alfred Hennen Morris
Dave Hennen Morris
Surface Dirt
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The 1899 Kentucky Derby was the 25th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 4, 1899.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Manuel Fred Taral Robert J. Walden A.H. & D.H. Morris 2:12.00
2nd Corsini T. Burns Ed Corrigan 2
3rd Mazo J. Conley John E. Madden 1 12
4th His Lordship N. Turner J.D. Smith 6
5th Fontainebleu A. Overton J.M. Forsythe 3


  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]