1911 Kentucky Derby

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37th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Meridian (horse).jpg
Meridian with R.F. Carman and jockey George Archibald at the 1911 Kentucky Derby
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 13, 1911
Winning horseMeridian
JockeyGeorge Archibald
TrainerAlbert Ewing
OwnerRichard F. Carman Sr.
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The 1911 Kentucky Derby was the 37th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 13, 1911.[1] Horses Jabot, Ramazan, and Captain Carmody scratched before the race. The winning time of 2:05.00 set a new Derby record.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 5 Meridian George Archibald Albert Ewing Richard F. Carman Sr. 2:05.00
2nd 7 Governor Gray Roscoe Troxler James S. Everman R. N. Smith 34
3rd 1 Colston Jess Conley Raleigh Colston Raleigh Colston 15
4th 2 Mud Sill Ted Koerner Woodford-Buckner 2
5th 3 Jack Denman J. Wilson F. J. Pons Head
6th 6 Round the World Matt McGee William G. Yanke 1
7th 4 Col. Hogan J. McIntyre Henderson & Hogan 15


Post Horse Win Place Show
5 Meridian $ 7.80 2.70 2.70
7 Governor Gray 2.70 2.60
1 Colston 3.80
  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]