| Churchill Downs|
| May 15, 1876|
The 1876 Kentucky Derby was the 2nd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 15, 1876. Winning horse Vagrant ran carrying only 97 pounds, one of the lightest loads carried by a winner in Derby history.
1876 Kentucky Derby Wikipedia
The winner received a purse of $2,950. The second-place finisher received $200.