1913 Kentucky Derby

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39th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Donerail 1913.jpg
Donerail after winning the 1913 Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 10, 1913
Winning horse Donerail
Jockey Roscoe Goose
Surface Dirt
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The 1913 Kentucky Derby was the 39th running of the Kentucky Derby, the race took place on May 10, 1913.[1] Horses Prince Hermis, Sam Hirsch, Flying Tom, and Floral Park scratched before the race, the winning time of 2.04.80 set a new Derby record.[2] With odds of 91-1, winning horse Donerail is the longest odds winner in Kentucky Derby history.[3]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 5 Donerail Roscoe Goose T.P. Hayes T.P. Hayes 2:04.80
2nd 4 Ten Point M. Buxton A.L. Aste 12
3rd 3 Gowell J. McCabe J.T. Weaver 1 12
4th 8 Foundation Johnny Loftus C.W. McKenna Head
5th 6 Yankee Notions J. Glass H.K. Knapp Neck
6th 1 Lord Marshall T. Steele J.O. & G.H. Keene 5
7th 2 Jimmie Gill Charles Borel Doerhoefer & West 8
8th 7 Leochares C. Peak J.W. Schorr 15


Promotional flyer for the Selig Polyscope Company's documentary, The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs (1913)
Post Horse Win Place Show
5 Donerail $ 184.90 41.20 13.20
4 Ten Point 3.50 3.30
3 Gowell 14.10
  • The winner received a purse of $5,475.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]