1901 Kentucky Derby

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27th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
His Eminence (horse).jpg
1901 Kentucky Derby winner His Eminence
Location Churchill Downs
Date April 29, 1901
Winning horse His Eminence
Jockey James Winkfield
Surface Dirt
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The 1901 Kentucky Derby was the 27th running of the Kentucky Derby, the race took place on April 29, 1901.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st His Eminence James Winkfield F.B. Van Meter F.B. Van Meter 2:07.75
2nd Sannazarro D. O'Connor William Hayes 1 12
3rd Driscoll J. Boland Woodford Clay 2 12
4th Amur J. Dupree George J. Long 1 12
5th Alard Scheck J. Woods J.W. Schorr 5


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