1884 Kentucky Derby

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10th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 16, 1884
Winning horse Buchanan
Jockey Isaac Burns Murphy
Surface Dirt

The 1884 Kentucky Derby was the 10th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 16, 1884.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Buchanan Isaac Murphy William Bird Cottrill & Brown 2:40.25
2nd Loftin T. Sayers R.A. Johnson & Co.
3rd Audrain C. Fishburn T.J. Megibben
4th Bob Miles Jim McLaughlin J.T. Williams
5th Bob Cook E. Gorham R.M. McClelland
6th Boreas O'Brien R.M. McClelland
7th Admiral C. Taylor Clay & Woodford
8th Exploit W. Conkling Wooding & Puryear
9th Powhattan III D. Williams R.A. Johnson & Co.


Post Horse Win Place Show
Buchanan $ 20.60
  • The winner received a purse of $3,990.
  • Second place received $200.[2]