| Churchill Downs|
| May 23, 1883|
The winner received a purse of $3,760.
Second place received $200.
1883 Kentucky Derby Wikipedia
The 1883 Kentucky Derby was the 9th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 23, 1883. An article in the Louisville Commercial about the 1883 Derby contained the first reference to the track as Churchill Downs.