1881 Kentucky Derby

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7th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Hindoo (USA).jpg
1881 Kentucky Derby winner Hindoo
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 17, 1881
Winning horse Hindoo
Jockey Jim McLaughlin
Surface Dirt

The 1881 Kentucky Derby was the 7th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 17, 1881.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Hindoo Jim McLaughlin James G. Rowe, Sr. Dwyer Bros. 2:40.00
2nd Lelex A. Allen B.G. Thomas
3rd Alfambra G. Evans G.W. Bowen & Co.
4th Sligo B. Donohue H.P. McGrath
5th Getaway T. Fisher Milton Young
6th Calycanthus G. Smith H.P. McGrath


Post Horse Win Place Show
Hindoo $ 6.60
Lelex $12.70
  • The winner received a purse of $4,410.
  • Second place received $200.[2]