Winning Colors

A photographic tribute to 1988 Kentucky Derby winner Winning Colors.

Winning Colors as a yearling at Echo Valley Horse Farm

Photo: John Noye

First Stakes Win in the La Centinela at Santa Anita in 1988.

Photo: Four-footed Fotos

Romping in the Santa Anita Oaks.

Photo: Four-footed Fotos

After victory in the Santa Anita Oaks.

Photo: Four-footed Fotos

Bounding away from the boys in the Santa Anita Derby

Photo: Four-footed Fotos

All alone on the lead in the Santa Anita Derby

Photo: Four-footed Fotos

Morning Workout

Photo: Blood-horse Library

Down the Stretch in the Derby.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Derby Victory

Photo: Churchill Downs

In the Derby Winner's Circle

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Strolling through the Paddock.

Photo: Blood-horse Library

Winning Colors at Keeneland in 1988.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

On the lead in the 1988 Breeders' Cup Distaff.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Enjoying a snack with trainer D. Wayne Lukas.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

On cruise control in the Turfway Breeders' Cup.

Photo: Pat Lang

With her first foal, a filly by Mr. Prospector.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

At the Keeneland Sales in November 1994.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

In the sales ring (she brought a final bid of $2,000,000).

Photo: Blood-horse Library

Induction into the Racing Hall of Fame in 2000 - Far left, trainer D. Wayne Lukas accepts her plaque.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Ocean Colors, Winning Colors' 2006 filly by Orientate, was a 5 1/4-length debut winner at 2.

Photo: Reed Palmer / Churchill Downs

Winning Colors: 19 starts, 8 wins, 3 seconds, 1 third, and earnings of $1,526,837.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

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