1890 Kentucky Derby

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16th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 14, 1890
Winning horse Riley
Jockey Isaac Burns Murphy
Surface Dirt
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The 1890 Kentucky Derby was the 16th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 14, 1890.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Riley Isaac Murphy Ed Corrigan 2:45.00
2nd Bill Letcher A. Allen W.R. Letcher 1-3/4
3rd Robespierre S. Francis G.V. Hankins 2
4th Palisade T. Britton S. Williams 1
5th Outlook Breckinridge B.J. Treacy 1/2
6th Prince Fonso A. Overton J.C. Twymann & Co.


  • The winner received a purse of $5,460.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.[2]