1997 Kentucky Derby

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123rd Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 3, 1997
Winning horseSilver Charm
JockeyGary Stevens
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The 1997 Kentucky Derby was the 123rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 3, 1997, and was won by Silver Charm, ridden by Gary Stevens. There were 141,000 in attendance.[1]


The 123rd Kentucky Derby Payout Schedule
Horse Name
6 Silver Charm $ 10.00 $4.80 $4.20
5 Captain Bodgit - $4.80 $3.80
12 Free House - - $5.80

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 5 Silver Charm Gary Stevens Bob Baffert Bob & Beverly Lewis 2:02.44
2nd 4 Captain Bodgit Alex Solis Gary A. Capuano Team Valor
3rd 13 Free House David Flores J. Paco Gonzalez John Toffan & Trudy McCaffery
4th 7 Pulpit Shane Sellers Frank L. Brothers Claiborne Farm
5th 1 Crypto Star Pat Day Wayne M. Catalano Evelyn & Darrell Yates
6th 2 Phantom on Tour Jerry D. Bailey Lynn S. Whiting W. Cal Partee
7th 9 Jack Flash Craig Perret Nick Zito Dogwood Stable
8th 8 Hello Mike Smith Ronald McAnally Sandee & Al Kirkwood
9th 3 Concerto Carlos H. Marquez, Jr. John J. Tammaro, III Kinsman Stable
10th 6 Celtic Warrior Francisco Torres Danny Hutt Hutt, Quackenbush & Shaffrick
11th 12 Crimson Classic Robby Albarado Forrest Kaelin John W. Clay
12th 10 Shammy Davis Willie Martinez Nick Zito Fox Hill Farm
13th 11 Deeds Not Words Corey Nakatani D. Wayne Lukas Michael Tabor & Susan Magnier


  1. ^ Kentucky Derby History, 1997
  2. ^ "1997 Kentucky Derby Results Tables" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2010-06-01.