1911 Kentucky Derby

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37th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Meridian (horse).jpg
Meridian with R.F. Carman and jockey George Archibald at the 1911 Kentucky Derby.
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 13, 1911
Winning horse Meridian
Jockey George Archibald
Surface Dirt

The 1911 Kentucky Derby was the 37th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 13, 1911.[1] Horses Jabot, Ramazan, and Captain Carmody scratched before the race. The winning time of 2:05.00 set a new Derby record.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 5 Meridian G. Archibald Albert Ewing R.F. Carman 2:05.00
2nd 7 Governor Gray R. Troxler R.N. Smith 3/4
3rd 1 Colston J. Conley Raleigh Colston 15
4th 2 Mud Sill T. Koerner Woodford-Buckner 2
5th 3 Jack Denman J. Wilson F.J. Pons Head
6th 6 Round the World M. McGee W.G. Yanke 1
7th 4 Col. Hogan J. McIntyre Henderson-Hogan 15


Post Horse Win Place Show
5 Meridian $ 7.80 2.70 2.70
7 Governor Gray 2.70 2.60
1 Colston 3.80
  • The winner received a purse of $4,850.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]