1913 Kentucky Derby

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39th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Donerail 1913.jpg
Donerail after winning the 1913 Kentucky Derby
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 10, 1913
Winning horseDonerail
JockeyRoscoe Goose
TrainerThomas P. Hayes
OwnerThomas P. Hayes
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The 1913 Kentucky Derby was the 39th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 10, 1913.[1] Horses Prince Hermis, Sam Hirsch, Flying Tom, and Floral Park scratched before the race. The winning time of 2.04.80 set a new Derby record.[2] With odds of 91-1, winning horse Donerail is the longest odds winner in Kentucky Derby history.[3]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 5 Donerail Roscoe Goose Thomas P. Hayes Thomas P. Hayes 2:04.80
2nd 4 Ten Point Merritt C. Buxton Calvin Banks Anthony L. Aste 12
3rd 3 Gowell John McCabe John T. Weaver John T. Weaver 1 12
4th 8 Foundation Johnny Loftus William L. McDaniel C. W. McKenna Head
5th 6 Yankee Notions Buddy Glass William H. Karrick Harry K. Knapp Neck
6th 1 Lord Marshall T. Steele J. Oliver Keene J. Oliver & G. Hamilton Keene 5
7th 2 Jimmie Gill Charles Borel Shelby West L. P. Doerhoefer & Shelby West 8
8th 7 Leochares Charles Peak John F. Schorr John W. Schorr 15


Promotional flyer for the Selig Polyscope Company's documentary, The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs (1913)
Post Horse Win Place Show
5 Donerail $ 184.90 41.20 13.20
4 Ten Point 3.50 3.30
3 Gowell 14.10
  • The winner received a purse of $5,475.
  • Second place received $700.
  • Third place received $300.[2]