1900 Kentucky Derby

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26th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 3, 1900
Winning horse Lieut. Gibson
Jockey Jimmy Boland
Surface Dirt

The 1900 Kentucky Derby was the 26th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 3, 1900.[1] The winning time of 2:06.25 set a new Derby record.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st Lieut. Gibson J. Boland Charles H. Hughes Charles H. Smith 2:06.25
2nd Florizar C. Van Dusen H.J. Scoggan 3
3rd Thrive James Winkfield J.C. Cahn 2
4th Highland Lad Crowhurst H.J. Scoggan 1
5th His Excellency Gilmore T.C. McDowell 3
6th Kentucky Farmer W. Overton Woodford & Buckner no
7th Hindus Vititoe George J. Long 8


  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]