The Kentucky Derby /ˈdɜrbi/ is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The race is one and a quarter miles (2 km) at Churchill Downs. Here are some records from the famous race:

  1. Most wins by a jockey 5 - Eddie Arcaro, Bill Hartack
  2. Most wins by a trainer 6 - Ben A. Jones
  3. Most wins by an owner 8 - Calumet Farm
  4. Stakes record 1:59.40 - Secretariat
  5. Longest length to win a race 8 lengths - Assault, Whirlaway
  6. Longest shot to win the Derby 91 to 1 - Donerail
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