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Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Whirlaway

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Whirlaway

A BloodHorse Magazine recap of the Kentucky Derby won by Whirlaway that ran in the May 10, 1941 issue. The story, written by BloodHorse staff, carried the headline of, "No Doubt About It."

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Sir Barton

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Sir Barton

A Thoroughbred Horse Association Bulletin recap of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes won by Sir Barton that ran in the May 1919 issue. The story is a staff report recap of Sir Barton's Derby and Preakness wins.

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Secretariat

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Secretariat

A BloodHorse Magazine recap of the Kentucky Derby won by Secretariat that ran in the May 14, 1973 issue. The story, written by Edward L. Bowen, carried the headline, "Resumption of a Legend."

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Seattle Slew

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Seattle Slew

A BloodHorse Magazine recap of the Kentucky Derby won by Seattle Slew that ran in the May 16, 1977 issue. The story, written by Edward L. Bowen, carried the headline of, "You Can't Run With That Horse and Beat Him."

Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Count Fleet

Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Count Fleet

A BloodHorse magazine recap of Count Fleet's Kentucky Derby win that ran in the May 8, 1943 issue of BloodHorse. A staff report, the story carried the headline, "War Derby."

Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Citation

Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Citation

A BloodHorse magazine recap of Citation's Kentucky Derby win from the May 8, 1948 issue. The story, written by Alex Bower, carried the headline, "Calumet, Jones, and Arcaro Pitch Another Shutout in the Derby."

Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Assault

Derby Wins of Triple Crown Victors: Assault

A BloodHorse Magazine recap of Assault's victory in the 1946 Kentucky Derby from the May 11, 1946 issue. The story, written by Alex Bower, carried the headline, "A Horse Race and a Picnic, the 72nd Kentucky Derby."

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Omaha

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Omaha

A BloodHorse Magazine recap of the Kentucky Derby won by Omaha that ran in the May 11, 1935 issue. The story is a staff report that carried the to-the-point headline of, "The Kentucky Derby."

Date Race Position / Horse / Points
Spectacular Bid S.
  • GP
  • $100,000
  • 6 furlongs
Rebel S.
  • OP
  • $300,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Tampa Bay Derby
  • TAM
  • $300,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
San Felipe S.
  • SA
  • $200,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Lane's End S.
  • TP
  • $500,000
  • One And One Eighth Miles
Rushaway S.
  • TP
  • $100,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Florida Derby
  • GP
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Swale S.
  • GP
  • $150,000
  • 7 furlongs
Illinois Derby
  • HAW
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Wood Memorial S.
  • AQU
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Santa Anita Derby
  • SA
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Toyota Blue Grass S.
  • KEE
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Arkansas Derby
  • OP
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Advice Todd A. Pletcher
  • WinStar Farm LLC
  • Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Rogers Jr.
Chocolate Candy Jerry Hollendorfer
  • Craig Family Trust (Jenny Craig)
  • Sid Craig & Jenny Craig
Desert Party Saeed bin Suroor
  • Godolphin Racing LLC
  • David Smith & Steven Sinatra
Flying Private D. Wayne Lukas
  • Robert C. Baker and William L. Mack
  • John Mulholland & Martha Jane Mulholland
Friesan Fire J. Larry Jones
  • Vinery Stables and Fox Hill Farm
  • Grapestock LLC
General Quarters Thomas R. McCarthy
  • Thomas R. McCarthy
  • Mr. & Mrs. R. David Randal
I Want Revenge Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • IEAH Stables, Resolute Group Stables, Puglisi Racing, Dubb, Michael, Frimmel, M.
  • David J. Lanzman Racing, Inc.
Join in the Dance Steve Margolis
  • Ballis, Jake, Lewis R., Swinbank, R., Ballis, R. and Swinbank, William
  • The Answer LLC
Mr. Hot Stuff Jack O. Fisher
  • Mrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.
  • WinStar Farm, LLC
Musket Man Derek S. Ryan
  • Fein, Eric and Carlson, Vic
  • Jim E. Nelson & Sergio De Sousa
Nowhere to Hide Chris Richard
  • William D. McCarty
  • Robert Raphaelson
Papa Clem Gary Stute
  • Bo Hirsch, LLC
  • Bo Hirsch
Pioneerof the Nile William I. Mott
  • Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Zayat Stables, LLC
Regal Ransom Saeed bin Suroor
  • Godolphin Racing LLC
  • Diamond A Racing Corp.
Summer Bird Tim A. Ice
  • Dr. K.K. & Dr. Vilasini D. Jayaraman
  • Dr. K. K. Jayaraman & Dr. V. Devi Jayaraman
West Side Bernie Kelly J. Breen
  • Hall, George and Lori
  • Polo Green Stable & Andrew Savas

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