1900 Kentucky Derby

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26th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 3, 1900
Winning horse Lieut. Gibson
Jockey Jimmy Boland
Trainer Charles H. Hughes
Owner Charles H. Smith
Surface Dirt
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The 1900 Kentucky Derby was the 26th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 3, 1900.[1] The winning time of 2:06.25 set a new Derby record.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Lieut. Gibson Jimmy Boland Charles H. Hughes Charles H. Smith 2:06.50
2nd Florizar C. Van Dusen H.J. Scoggan 3
3rd Thrive James Winkfield J.C. Cahn 2
4th Highland Lad Crowhurst H.J. Scoggan 1
5th His Excellency Gilmore T.C. McDowell 3
6th Kentucky Farmer W. Overton Woodford & Buckner nose
7th Hindus Vititoe George J. Long 8


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