1908 Kentucky Derby

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34th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Stone Street 1908.jpg
1908 Kentucky Derby winner Stone Street
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 5, 1908
Winning horse Stone Street
Jockey Arthur Pickens
Trainer John W. Hall
Owner C.E. & J.W. Hamilton
Surface Dirt
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The 1908 Kentucky Derby was the 34th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 5, 1908.[1] Muddy track conditions made the winning time 2:15.20 the slowest Derby ever.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 4 Stone Street Arthur Pickens John W. Hall C.E. & J.W. Hamilton 2:15.20
2nd 2 Sir Cleges Ted Koerner Peter W. Coyne George J. Long 3
3rd 1 Dunvegan P. Warren Johnson N. Camden Jr. Head
4th 8 Synchronized Fred Burton D. Armstrong Head
5th 5 Banbridge Vincent Powers Barney Schreiber Head
6th 3 Milford Andy Minder William H. Fizer W. H. Fizer & Co. 6
7th 6 Bill Herron James Lee Barney Dreyfuss Head
8th 7 Frank Bird J. Williams W. A. Hughes 20


Post Horse Win Place Show
4 Stone Street $ 123.60 37.90 14.50
2 Sir Cleges 11.10 8.50
1 Dunvegan 11.10
  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]