1905 Kentucky Derby

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31st Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Agile 1905.jpg
1905 Kentucky Derby winner Agile
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 10, 1905
Winning horse Agile
Jockey Jack Martin
Trainer Robert Tucker
Owner Samuel S. Brown
Surface Dirt
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The 1905 Kentucky Derby was the 31st running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 10, 1905.[1] The field was reduced to only three competitors when Dr. Leggo and McClellan scratched.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Agile Jack Martin Robert Tucker Samuel S. Brown 2:10.75
2nd Ram's Horn Lucien Lyne W. S. "Wink" Williams W. S. Williams & Co. 3
3rd Layson Dale Austin Thomas P. Hayes Thomas P. Hayes 20


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