1996 Kentucky Derby

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122nd Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 4, 1996
Winning horseGrindstone
JockeyJerry Bailey
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The 1996 Kentucky Derby was the 122nd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 4, 1996.[1] There were 142,668 in attendance. The loss by 7-2 favorite Unbridled's Song marked the 17th year in a row that the betting favorite failed to win the race.[2] The winning horse Grindstone was sired by another Kentucky Derby winner, Unbridled.[3]


The 122nd Kentucky Derby Payout Schedule
Horse Name
4 Grindstone $ 13.80 $6.00 $4.00
3 Cavonnier - $6.20 $4.40
8 Prince of Thieves - - $4.60

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 15 Grindstone Jerry D. Bailey D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm 2:01.06
2nd 4 Cavonnier Chris McCarron Bob Baffert Walter Family Trust
3rd 10 Prince of Thieves Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Peter Mitchell
4th 5 Halo Sunshine Craig Perret Richard J. Cross Henry Pabst
5th 19 Unbridled's Song Mike E. Smith James T. Ryerson Paraneck Stable
6th 17 Editor's Note Gary Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm
7th 1 Blow Out Patrick A. Johnson James O. Keefer Heiligbrodt & Keefer & New
8th 12 Alyrob Corey Nakatani Wallace Dollase Four Star Stable
9th 3 Diligence Kent Desormeaux Nick Zito Kinsman Stable
10th 2 Victory Speech Jose A. Santos D. Wayne Lukas Susan Magnier & Michael Tabor
11th 9 Corker Corey Black Charles E. Whittingham Hancock III & Kinerk & McNair
12th 16 Skip Away Shane Sellers Hubert Hine Carolyn H. Hine
13th 7 Zarb's Magic Ronald Ardoin Bret Thomas Foxwood Plantation, Inc.
14th 6 Semoran Russell Baze Bob Baffert Donald R. Dizney & James E. English
15th 8 In Contention Anthony Black Cynthia G. Reese Noreen Carpenito
16th 11 Louis Quatorze Chris Antley Nick Zito Condren & Cornacchia & Hoffman
17th 18 Matty G Alex Solis Ron McAnally Double J Farm
18th 13 Honour And Glory Aaron Gryder D. Wayne Lukas Michael Tabor
19th 14 Built For Pleasure John Velazquez Thomas H. Heard Jr. Thomas H. Heard Jr.