1930 Kentucky Derby

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56th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 17, 1930
Winning horse Gallant Fox
Jockey Earl Sande
Trainer James E. Fitzsimmons
Owner Belair Stud
Surface Dirt
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The 1930 Kentucky Derby was the 56th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 17, 1930.[1] Horse Busy scratched before the race.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 7 Gallant Fox Earl Sande James E. Fitzsimmons Belair Stud 2:07.60
2nd 8 Gallant Knight Herman Schutte C. Kay Spence Audley Farm 2
3rd 3 Ned O. J. D. Mooney George W. Foreman George W. Foreman 2
4th 10 Gone Away Mack Garner William J. Speirs William Ziegler, Jr. 1
5th 6 Crack Brigade George Ellis Julius Bauer T. M. Cassidy 4
6th 1 Longus R. O'Brien W. H. Hoffman, Jr. R.C. Stable 12
7th 2 Uncle Luther Robert Creese Robert L. Stivers Luther Stivers 2
8th 12 Tannery William Garner Auval John Baker E. F. Prichard 2
9th 14 Broadway Limited Pete Walls William T. Waggoner Three D's Stock Farm Head
10th 4 Alcibiades Leo Jones Walter W. Taylor Hal Price Headley 1 12
11th 9 Kilkerry Thomas May William T. Waggoner Three D's Stock Farm Head
12th 13 Breezing Thru Joseph Smith Herbert J. Thompson Edward R. Bradley 6
13th 15 Buckeye Poet Eddie Legere Herbert J. Thompson Edward R. Bradley 5
14th 5 High Foot Carl Meyer John B. Partridge Valley Lake Stable 1
15th 11 Dick O' Hara Newton Barrett Burton B. Williams P. H. Joyce 8


Post Horse Win Place Show
7 Gallant Fox $ 4.38 3.76 3.42
8 Gallant Knight 14.60 8.78
3 Ned O. 10.14
  • The winner received a purse of $50,725 and a $5000 Gold Cup.
  • Second place received $6,000.
  • Third place received $3,000.
  • Fourth place received $1,000.[2]