1895 Kentucky Derby

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21st Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Halma (horse).jpg
1895 Kentucky Derby winner Halma, c. 1907
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 6, 1895
Winning horse Halma
Jockey Soup Perkins
Surface Dirt

The 1895 Kentucky Derby was the 21st running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 6, 1895.[1]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Halma J. Perkins Byron McClelland Byron McClelland 2:37.50
2nd Basso W. Martin C.H. Smith 5
3rd Laureate Alonzo Clayton Pastime Stable 4
4th Curator A. Overton Bashford Manor Stable 5


  • The winner received a purse of $2,970.
  • Second place received $300.
  • Third place received $150.
  • Fourth place received $100.[2]