Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1)

Race 10 at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2008

  • Grade I
  • One And One Fourth Miles
  • Dirt
  • $2,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:01.82
  Big Brown 6.80 5.00 4.80
  Eight Belles 10.60 6.40
  Denis of Cork 11.60
$2 Exacta (20-5) 141.60
$2 Trifecta (20-5-16) 3,445.60
$2 Superfecta (20-5-16-2) 58,737.80
Order of Finish

Big Brown

Boundary  – Mien


  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • B:Monticule
  • O:IEAH Stables (Michael A. Iavarone) and Paul P. Pompa, Jr.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Boundary , Bay, 1990. Lifetime: 200 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Nureyev , Bay, 1977.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEEAPR, $190,000; 2006 FTKOCT, $60,000.


  • J:Gabriel Saez
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:Robert N. Clay & Serengeti Stable
  • O:Fox Hill Farms, Inc. (Richard C. Porter)
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band , Bay, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEESEP, $375,000.

Denis of Cork

Harlan's Holiday  – Unbridled Girl


  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:David M. Carroll
  • B:Westbury Stables
  • O:Mr. and Mrs. William K. Warren, Jr.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 594 yearlings sold, median $72,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Unbridled , Bay, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2007 BARMAR, $250,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $120,000.

Tale of Ekati

Tale of the Cat  – Silence Beauty (JPN)


  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles E. Fipke


Cherokee Run  – Cold Awakening


  • J:E. T. Baird
  • T:Louie J. Roussel, III
  • B:Charles Jacobi
  • O:Louie J. Roussel, III and Ronnie Lamarque

Colonel John

Tiznow  – Sweet Damsel


  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm, LLC (Bill Casner, et al.)


  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Buckram Oak Farm
  • O:Four Roses Thoroughbreds (Kassem H. Masri)


Pulpit  – Wild Vision


  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Winchell Thoroughbreds, LLC (Ronald Winchell)

Cowboy Cal

Giant's Causeway  – Texas Tammy


  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Stonerside Stable
  • O:Stonerside Stable, LLC (Janice and Robert McNair)

Z Fortune

Siphon (BRZ)  – Fortunate Faith


  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Delehanty Stock Farm
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC (Ahmed Zayat)

Smooth Air

Smooth Jazz  – Air France


  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:Bennie F. Stutts, Jr.
  • B:Mount Joy Stables
  • O:Mount Joy Stables, Inc. (Brian Burns)


Grand Slam  – Scarlet Tango


  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Michael R. Matz
  • B:Reiley McDonald
  • O:Team Valor International (Barry Irwin) and Vision Racing, LLC (Brandon Perry)

Court Vision

Gulch  – Weekend Storm


  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:W. S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership
  • O:IEAH Stables (Michael Iavarone) and WinStar Farm, LLC (Bill Casner, et al.)

Z Humor

Distorted Humor  – Offtheoldblock


  • J:Rene R. Douglas
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Jayeff B Stables
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC (Ahmed Zayat)

Cool Coal Man

Mineshaft  – Coral Sea


  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:W. S. Farish, E.J. Hudson, Jr. Irrevocable Trust, et al
  • O:Robert V. LaPenta

Bob Black Jack

Stormy Jack  – Molly's Prospector


  • J:Richard Migliore
  • T:James M. Kasparoff
  • B:Gary Howard, Marlene Howard & Bruce Dunmore
  • O:Jeff Harmon and Tim Kasparoff


Gilded Time  – Devils Lake


  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Paulo H. Lobo
  • B:Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton
  • O:Cubanacan Stables (Carlos Juelle and Jose N. Prieto)

Big Truck

Hook and Ladder  – Just a Ginny


  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:A. Lakin & Sons, Inc.
  • O:Eric Fein and Barry Elberg


A.P. Indy  – Gold Canyon


  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Courtlandt Farm
  • O:Courtlandt Farms (Donald A. Adam)


Maria's Mon  – Hamba


  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Mill Ridge Farm Ltd. & Jamm, Ltd.
  • O:Starlight Stable, LLC (Jack Wolf), Donald J. Lucarelli and Paul H. Saylor
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