1937 Kentucky Derby

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63rd Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 8, 1937
Winning horse War Admiral
Jockey Charles Kurtsinger
Trainer George Conway
Owner Glen Riddle Farm
Surface Dirt
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The 1937 Kentucky Derby was the 63rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 8, 1937.[1][2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st War Admiral Charles Kurtsinger George Conway Glen Riddle Farm
2nd Pompoon Harry C. Richards Cyrus Field Clarke Jerome H. Louchheim
3rd Reaping Reward Alfred M. Robertson Robert McGarvey Milky Way Farm
4th Melodist Johnny Longden James E. Fitzsimmons Wheatley Stable
5th Sceneshifter James Stout Earl Sande Maxwell Howard
6th Heelfly Wayne D. Wright Jack R. Pryce Three D's Stock Farm
7th Dellor Basil James John Milton Goode James W. Parrish
8th Burning Star Charles Parke John J. Greely Sr. Shandon Farm
9th Court Scandal Earl Steffen Walter Burrows Townsend B. Martin
10th Clodion Irving Anderson Walter A. Carter Walter A. Carter
11th Fairy Hill Maurice Peters Richard E. Handlen Foxcatcher Farms
12th Merry Maker Hilton Dabson W. A. Shea Miss E. G. Rand
13th No Sir Hubert Leblanc Mary Hirsch Mary Hirsch
14th Grey Gold Joseph Rosen G. R. Miller E. W. Duffy
15th Military Charles Corbett Robert McGarvey Milky Way Farm
16th Sunset Trail Robert Dotter George Walsh Raoul Walsh
17th Fencing Jack Westrope Earl Sande Maxwell Howard
18th Bernard F. Lee Hardy Al Miller I. J. Collins
19th Sir Damion Edward Yager George M. Odom Marshall Field III
20th Billionaire George Woolf Herbert J. Thompson Edward R. Bradley


  1. ^ "Countdown to the Kentucky Derby | War Admiral, 1937". Courier-journal.com. 2015-02-28. Retrieved 2016-07-03. 
  2. ^ "1937". Kentuckyderby.com. Retrieved 2016-07-03.