2001 Kentucky Derby

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127th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
Location Churchill Downs
Date May 5, 2001
Winning horse Monarchos
Jockey Jorge Chavez
Surface Dirt

The 2001 Kentucky Derby was the 127th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 5, 2001. There was a crowd of 154,210 in attendance. The 127th Kentucky Derby was the first to be broadcast on NBC, garnering a Nielsen rating of 8.1.[1]


The 127th Kentucky Derby Payout Schedule
Horse Name
16 Monarchos $23.00 $11.80 $8.80
13 Invisible Ink - $46.60 $21.20
8 Congaree - - $7.20

Full results[edit]

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 16 Monarchos Jorge Chavez John T. Ward, Jr. John C. Oxley 1:59.97
2nd 13 Invisible Ink John Velazquez Todd Pletcher
3rd 8 Congaree Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert
4th 4 Thunder Blitz Edgar Prado Joe Orseno
5th 17 Point Given Gary Stevens Bob Baffert
6th 15 Jamaican Rum Eddie Delahoussaye James Cassidy
7th 9 A P Valentine Corey Nakatani Nick Zito
8th 6 Express Tour David Flores Saeed bin Suroor
9th 5 Fifty Stars Donnie Meche Steve Asmussen
10th 12 Startac Alex Solis Simon Bray
11th 2 Millennium Wind Laffit Pincay Dave Hofmans
12th 7 Artic Boy Calvin Borel Tim Ritchey
13th 1 Songandaprayer Aaron Gryder John Dowd
14th 3 Balto Star Mark Guidry Todd Pletcher
15th 10 Dollar Bill Pat Day Dallas Stewart
16th 14 Keats Larry Melancon Niall O'Callaghan
17th 11 Talk Is Money Jerry Bailey John Scanlan Dan Borislow[3]