1920 Kentucky Derby

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46th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Paul Jones (horse).jpg
Paul Jones after winning the 1920 Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 8, 1920
Winning horse Paul Jones
Jockey Ted Rice
Trainer William M. Garth
Owner Ral Parr
Surface Dirt
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The 1920 Kentucky Derby was the 46th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 8, 1920.[1] Horses Golden Broom, Kinnoul, Simpleton, Ethel Gray, and Westwood scratched before the race.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 2 Paul Jones Ted Rice William M. Garth Ral Parr 2:09.00
2nd 5 Upset Joseph Rodriguez James G. Rowe Sr. Harry P. Whitney Head
3rd 13 On Watch Newton Barrett Max Hirsch George W. Loft 4
4th 8 Damask Eddie Ambrose Mose Goldblatt Harry P. Whitney 4
5th 7 Donnacona William O'Brien Max Hirsch George W. Loft 2
6th 15 Blazes Clarence Kummer William M. Garth Ral Parr 4
7th 4 By Golly Lawrence Lyke Herbert J. Thompson Edward R. Bradley 12
8th 14 Wildair Laverne Fator James G. Rowe Sr. Harry P. Whitney Head
9th 9 Bersagliere Thomas Murray James N. Evans Gifford A. Cochran Head
10th 6 Patches Jack Hanover Albert B. "Alex" Gordon F. C. Bain 12
11th 1 Herron James Butwell William J. Daly E. Alvarez 4
12th 10 Sandy Beal J. Williams Nathanial K. Beal W. S. Murray 12
13th 3 Prince Pal Andy Schuttinger William M. Wallace Simms & Oliver 12
14th 11 David Harum Charles Fairbrother William H. Karrick William R. Coe 2
15th 12 Cleopatra Linus McAtee William H. Karrick William R. Coe 1 12
16th 17 Peace Pennant Mack Garner Joseph S. Hawkins William F. Polson 5
17th 16 Sterling John Callahan Charles C. Van Meter Charles C. Van Meter 20


Post Horse Win Place Show
2 Paul Jones $ 34.40 12.30 6.60
5 Upset 3.20 3.00
13 On Watch 4.00
  • The winner received a purse of $30,375.
  • Second place received $4,000.
  • Third place received $2,000.
  • Fourth place received $275.[2]