1880 Kentucky Derby

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6th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
1880 Kentucky Derby winner Fonso
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 18, 1880
Winning horseFonso
JockeyGeorge Garret Lewis
TrainerTice Hutsell
OwnerJohn Snell Shawhan
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The 1880 Kentucky Derby was the 6th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 18, 1880.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Fonso George Garret Lewis John Henry "Dutch" Rolfes J.S. Shawhan 2:37.50
2nd Kimball William Lakeland William Cottrill
3rd Bancroft Isaac Murphy Milton Young
4th Boulevard A. Allen W.C. McGavock & Co.
5th Quito Jim McLaughlin Frank McCabe Dwyer Bros.


Post Horse Win Place Show
Fonso $ 15.70[2]
  • The winner received a purse of $3,800.
  • Second place received $200.


  1. ^ Kentucky Derby History, 1880
  2. ^ "1880 Kentucky Derby Results Tables" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2010-07-12.

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