1886 Kentucky Derby

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1886 Kentucky Derby winner Ben Ali

The 1886 Kentucky Derby was the 12th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 14, 1886.[1] The winning time of 2:36.50 set a new Derby record.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Ben Ali P. Duffy Jim Murphy J.B. Haggin 2:36.50
2nd Blue Wing E. Garrison Melbourne Stable
3rd Free Knight W. Fitzpatrick P. Corrigan
4th Lijero Isaac Murphy E.J. Baldwin
5th Jim Gray T. Withers Gray & Co.
6th Grimaldi I. Lewis J. & J. Swigert
7th Sir Joseph W. Conkling R.A. Swigert
8th Harrodsburg J. Riley Chinn & Morgan
9th Lafitte J. Stovall J.G. Greener & Co.
10th Masterpiece E. West S.S. Brown


Post Horse Win Place Show
Ben Ali $ 13.60 12.00
Blue Wing $ 16.00
  • The winner received a purse of $4,890.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.[3]