1987 Kentucky Derby

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113th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 2, 1987
Winning horseAlysheba
JockeyChris McCarron
TrainerJack Van Berg
OwnerDorothy Scharbauer
Pamela Scharbauer
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The 1987 Kentucky Derby was the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 2, 1987,[1] with 130,532 people in attendance.[2]

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 4 Alysheba Chris McCarron Jack Van Berg Dorothy & Pamela Scharbauer 2:03.40
2nd 9 Bet Twice Craig Perret Warren A. Croll Jr. B.P. Levy & Cisely Stable
3rd 14 Avies Copy Mickey Solomone David Kassen T. Brown Badgett
4th 3 Cryptoclearance Jose Santos Flint S. Schulhofer Philip Teinowitz
5th 12 Templar Hill Greg W. Hutton Paul D. Seefeldt Ervin J. Kowitz
6th 2 Gulch Willie Shoemaker LeRoy Jolley Peter M. Brant
7th 2b Leo Castelli Jacinto Vásquez LeRoy Jolley Peter M. Brant
8th 7 Candi's Gold Sandy Hawley Edwin J. Gregson Royal Lines
9th 10 Conquistarose Jerry D. Bailey Woody Stephens Henryk de Kwiatkowski
10th 1x On the Line Gary Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein
11th 8 Shawklit Won Richard Migliore Frank LaBoccetta Edward Anchel
12th 5 Masterful Advocate Laffit Pincay, Jr. Joseph Manzi H.J. Belles & D.A. Leveton
13th 1 War Herb McCauley D. Wayne Lukas Tom Gentry
14th 13 Momentus Don Brumfield Wallace Dollase Chillingworth & Duckett et al.
15th 11 No More Flowers Walter Guerra Happy Alter Arthur I. Appleton
16th 1a Capote Ángel Cordero Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Klein, French & Beal
17th 6 Demons Begone Pat Day Phil Hauswald Loblolly Stable
  • Winning Breeder: Preston Madden; (KY)


Post Horse Win Place Show
4 Alysheba US$18.80 8.00 6.20
9 Bet Twice 10.00 7.20
14 Avies Copy 6.80


  1. ^ Kentucky Derby History, 1987
  2. ^ "Derby & Oaks Attendance Since 1980" (PDF). Retrieved 2020-01-24.
  3. ^ "1987 Kentucky Derby Results Tables" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2010-06-27.