1894 Kentucky Derby

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20th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Chant 1894.jpg
1894 Kentucky Derby winner Chant
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 15, 1894
Winning horse Chant
Jockey Frank Goodale
Surface Dirt

The 1894 Kentucky Derby was the 20th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 15, 1894.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Chant F. Goodale H. Eugene Leigh Leigh & Rose 2:41
2nd Pearl Song R. Williams C.H. Smith 6
3rd Sigurd A. Overton Bashford Manor Stable 10
4th Al Boyer H. Ray Anderson & Gooding 15
5th Tom Elmore J. Irving S.K. Hughes & Co.


  • The winner received a purse of $4,020.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.
  • Fourth place received $100.[2]