1909 Kentucky Derby

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35th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Wintergreen 1909.jpg
1909 Kentucky Derby winner Wintergreen
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 3, 1909
Winning horse Wintergreen
Jockey Vincent Powers
Trainer Charles Mack
Owner Jerome B. Respess
Surface Dirt
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The 1909 Kentucky Derby was the 35th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 3, 1909.[1] Horses T.M. Green, Ada Meade, and Woolwinder scratched before the race.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 6 Wintergreen Vincent Powers Charles Mack Jerome B. Respess 2:08.20
2nd 1 Miami Carroll H. Shilling W. L. Lewis Johnson N. Camden Jr. 4
3rd 3 Dr. Barkley Stanley Page Lee Smitha 3
4th 9 Sir Catesby Sam Heidel Thomas P. Hayes Head
5th 7 Friend Harry Phil Musgrave Ed Alvey 4
6th 5 Direct A. Walsh W. J. Young 3
7th 8 Michael Angelo George Taplin George M. Hendrie 3
8th 10 Warfield Dale Austin Joseph H. Lesch 3
9th 2 Campeon Matt McGee George J. Long 8
10th 4 Match Me James Lee A. J. Gorey 2


Post Horse Win Place Show
6 Wintergreen $ 14.80 8.75 8.60
1 Miami 9.15 9.25
3 Dr. Barkley 20.70
  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]