1977 Kentucky Derby

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103rd Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 7, 1977
Winning horse Seattle Slew
Jockey Jean Cruguet
Trainer William H. Turner Jr.
Owner Karen L. Taylor
Surface Dirt
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The 1977 Kentucky Derby was the 103rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 7, 1977.[1][2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 3 Seattle Slew Jean Cruguet William H. Turner Jr. Karen L. Taylor 2:02
2nd 1A Run Dusty Run Darrel McHargue William E. Adams Golden Chance Farm 2
3rd 2 Sanhedrin Jorge Velasquez Thomas L. Rondinello Darby Dan Farm 3 14
4th 4 Get the Axe Bill Shoemaker William R. O'Neill Bwamazon Farm nose
5th 9 Steve's Friend Ruben Hernandez John W. Fulton Kinship Stable nose
6th 14 Papelote Miguel A. Rivera Oswaldo Canet Marvin L. Warner 2 14
7th 10 Giboulee Jeffrey Fell Jacques Dumas Jean-Louis Levesque head
8th 8 For the Moment Angel Cordero Jr. LeRoy Jolley Gerald Robins 34
9th 6 Affiliate Laffit Pincay Jr. Laz Barrera Harbor View Farm 1 34
10th 5 Flag Officer Lesli Ahrens George J. Getz Nasty Stable 12
11th 1 Bob's Dusty Julio C. Espinoza William E. Adams Robert N. Lehmann neck
12th 12 Sir Sir Jesus Rodriquez Leo Azpurua Jr. La Luna Stable 2
13th 11 Nostalgia Larry Snyder Delmer W. Carroll Sr. William S. Farish III 3
14th 7 Western Wind Ron Turcotte James E. Picou Joseph M. Roebling 10
15th 13 Best Person Garth Patterson Mike Tinker W. Cal Partee

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Drape, Joe (2002-05-08). "HORSE RACING - Triple Crown Legend Is Gone - Seattle Slew Dies in Sleep at 28". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2016-05-30. 
  2. ^ "1977". Kentuckyderby.com. Retrieved 2016-05-30.