1955 Kentucky Derby

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81st Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 7, 1955
Winning horse Swaps
Jockey Bill Shoemaker
Trainer Mesh Tenney
Owner Rex C. Ellsworth
Surface Dirt
← 1954
1956 →

The 1955 Kentucky Derby was the 81st running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 7, 1955.[1][2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 7 Swaps Bill Shoemaker Mesh Tenney Rex C. Ellsworth
2nd 5 Nashua Eddie Arcaro James E. Fitzsimmons Belair Stud
3rd 9 Summer Tan Eric Guerin Sherrill W. Ward Dorothy Bryan Firestone Galbreath
4th 1A Racing Fool Henry Moreno Loyd Gentry Jr. Cain Hoy Stable
5th 8 Jean's Joe Steve Brooks William B. Finnegan Murcain Stable
6th 1 Flying Fury Conn McCreary Loyd Gentry, Jr. Cain Hoy Stable
7th 4 Honeys Alibi William Harmatz Joe Inzelone W-L Ranch Co.
8th 2 Blue Lem Chris Rogers Harvey C. Fruehauf Harvey C. Fruehauf
9th 3 Nabesna John H. Adams John W. Clark Clifford Mooers
10th 6 Trim Destiny Lois C. Cook Cecil Locklear G. Rollie White

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Countdown to the Kentucky Derby | Remembering 1955 winner Swaps". Courier-journal.com. 2015-02-10. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  2. ^ "1955". Kentuckyderby.com. Retrieved 2016-06-17.