1904 Kentucky Derby

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30th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Elwood 1904.jpg
1904 Kentucky Derby winner Elwood
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 2, 1904
Winning horse Elwood
Jockey Shorty Prior
Trainer Charles E. Durnell
Owner Mrs. Charles E. Durnell
Surface Dirt
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The 1904 Kentucky Derby was the 30th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 2, 1904.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Elwood Frank Prior Charles E. Durnell Mrs. Charles E. Durnell 2:08.50
2nd Ed Tierney Joseph Dominick Fay & Wehmhoff 12
3rd Brancas Lucien Lyne William Gerst 3
4th Prince Silverwings Dale Austin Thomas Hart Talbot Talbot Bros. 2 12
5th Proceeds George Helgeson Samuel S. Brown 1


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


  1. ^ "1904 Kentucky Derby". www.kentuckyderby.com. Retrieved 2017-07-18. 
  2. ^ 1904 Kentucky Derby Results Tables