1887 Kentucky Derby

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13th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 11, 1887
Winning horse Montrose
Jockey Isaac Lewis
Surface Dirt

The 1887 Kentucky Derby was the 13th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 11, 1887.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Montrose Isaac Lewis John McGinty Labold Bros. 2:39.25
2nd Jim Gore W. Fitzpatrick A.G. McCampbell 2
3rd Jackobin J. Stoval Robert Lisle 1
4th Banburg H. Blaylock J.D. Morrisey 2
5th Clarion Arnold Fleetwood Stable Nose
6th Ban Yan Godfrey W.O. Scully
7th Pendennis Isaac Murphy Santa Anita Stable


  • The winner received a purse of $4,200.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.[2]