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1917 Kentucky Derby

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Location  Churchill Downs
Winning horse  Omar Khayyam
Surface  Dirt
Date  May 12, 1917
Jockey  Charles B. Borel
1917 Kentucky Derby

The 1917 Kentucky Derby was the 43rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 12, 1917. Horses Penrod, Diamond, and Sol Gilsey scratched before the race. Winner Omar Khayyam, foaled in England, was the first foreign bred horse to win the Derby.

Payout

  • The winner received a purse of $16,600.
  • Second place received $2,500.
  • Third place received $1,000.
  • Fourth place received $275.
  • References

    1917 Kentucky Derby Wikipedia


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