1909 Kentucky Derby

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35th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Wintergreen 1909.jpg
1909 Kentucky Derby winner Wintergreen
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 3, 1909
Winning horseWintergreen
JockeyVincent Powers
TrainerCharles Mack
OwnerJerome B. Respess
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The 1909 Kentucky Derby was the 35th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 3, 1909.[1] Horses T.M. Green, Ada Meade, and Woolwinder scratched before the race.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 6 Wintergreen Vincent Powers Charles Mack Jerome B. Respess 2:08.20
2nd 1 Miami Carroll H. Shilling W. L. Lewis Johnson N. Camden Jr. 4
3rd 3 Dr. Barkley Stanley Page Walter Grater Lee Smitha 3
4th 9 Sir Catesby Sam Heidel Thomas P. Hayes Thomas P. Hayes Head
5th 7 Friend Harry Phil Musgrave G. C. Baker Edward Alvey 4
6th 5 Direct A. Walsh William J. Young William J. Young 3
7th 8 Michael Angelo George Taplin John Walters George M. Hendrie 3
8th 10 Warfield Dale Austin William J. Young Joseph H. Lesch 3
9th 2 Campeon Matt McGee Peter W. Coyne George J. Long 8
10th 4 Match Me James Lee A. J. Gorey A. J. Gorey 2


Post Horse Win Place Show
6 Wintergreen $ 14.80 8.75 8.60
1 Miami 9.15 9.25
3 Dr. Barkley 20.70
  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]


  1. ^ Kentucky Derby History, 1909
  2. ^ a b "1909 Kentucky Derby Results Tables" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-14. Retrieved 2010-11-28.