1994 Kentucky Derby

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120th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 7, 1994
Winning horseGo for Gin
JockeyChris McCarron
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The 1994 Kentucky Derby was the 120th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 7, 1994.[1] There were 130,594 in attendance. Rain made this the first sloppy track since 1948.[2]


The 120th Kentucky Derby Payout Schedule
Horse Name
6 Go for Gin $ 20.20 $8.40 $5.80
5 Strodes Creek - $7.80 $6.00
10 Blumin Affair - - $8.00

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 8 Go for Gin Chris McCarron Nick Zito W.J. Condren & J.M. Cornacchia 2:03.72
2nd 7 Strodes Creek Eddie Delahoussaye Charles Whittingham Hancock, Rose Hill Stable, Whittingham
3rd 13 Blumin Affair Jerry D. Bailey Jack Van Berg Leroy Bowman & Arthur Vogel
4th 10 Brocco Gary Stevens Randy Winick Albert & Dana Broccoli
5th 1 Soul of the Matter Kent Desormeaux Richard Mandella Burt Bacharach
6th 9 Tabasco Cat Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm & D.P. Reynolds
7th 12 Southern Rhythm Garrett Gomez James O. Keefer Heiligbrodt, Keefer, New
8th 3 Powis Castle Chris Antley Rodney Rash Vistas Stables
9th 6 Mahogany Hall Willie Martinez James E. Baker Robert Hoeweler
10th 11 Smilin Singin Sam Larry Melancon Niall M. O'Callaghan Dogwood Stable
11th 14 Meadow Flight Shane Sellers James Ryerson Ben J. Aliyuee Stables
12th 4 Holy Bull Mike E. Smith Warren A. Croll, Jr. Warren A. Croll, Jr.
13th 2 Valiant Nature Laffit Pincay, Jr. Ronald McAnally Verne H. Winchell
14th 5 Ulises Jorge Chavez Alfredo Callejas Robert Perez
  • Winning Breeder: Pamela duPont Darmstadt; (KY)


  1. ^ Kentucky Derby History, 1994
  2. ^ Maryjean Wall and Christy McIntyre. A Day of Gin and Roses. The Herald Leader. 8 May 1994.
  3. ^ "1994 Kentucky Derby Results Tables" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2010-06-13.