1923 Kentucky Derby

The 1923 Kentucky Derby was the 49th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 19, 1923.[1] Horses Anna M. Humphrey, Chickvale, and Everhart scratched before the race.[2]

49th Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
LocationChurchill Downs
DateMay 19, 1923
Winning horseZev
JockeyEarl Sande
TrainerDavid J. Leary
OwnerRancocas Farm
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Full resultsEdit

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time /
1st 11 Zev Earl Sande David J. Leary Rancocas Farm 2:05.40
2nd 22 Martingale Clarence Kummer William M. Garth Joshua S. Cosden 112
3rd 5 Vigil Benny Marinelli T. J. Healey Walter J. Salmon Sr. 1
4th 8 Nassau Mack Garner Will Buford Fred Johnson 1
5th 1 Chittagong Jake Heupel G. Hamilton Keene Fannie Herz Nose
6th 12 Enchantment Linus McAtee James G. Rowe Sr. Harry Payne Whitney 112
7th 17 Rialto Frank Coltiletti James G. Rowe Sr. Greentree Stable 2
8th 10 Aspiration Bert Kennedy Auval John Baker Benjamin Block 2
9th 4 Prince K. Willie Kelsay L. F. Marshall Marshall Bros. 112
10th 7 Bright Tomorrow Clyde Ponce Herbert J. Thompson Edward R. Bradley 12
11th 21 In Memoriam J. D. Mooney George Land Carl Weidemann 12
12th 20 Bo McMillan Danny Connelly Louis Cahn T. J. Pendergast 12
13th 6 Better Luck Albert Johnson Fred Burlew Benjamin Block 1
14th 13 Wida August Yerrat James H. Moody T. E. Mueller 1
15th 18 Picketer John Corcoran James G. Rowe Sr. Harry Payne Whitney 8
16th 14 General Thatcher Clifford Robinson Preston M. Burch Nevada Stock Farm 2
17th 16 Calcutta Granville Yeargin Granville R. Allen Granville R. Allen 2
18th 2 The Clown Harry Lunsford Kay Spence Audley Farm Stable 1
19th 15 Golden Rule Chick Lang William M. Garth Joshua S. Cosden 4
20th 3 Cherry Pie Lester Penman James G. Rowe Sr. Greentree Stable 10
21st 14 Pravus John Owens C. R. Richards F. Wieland 2


Post Horse Win Place Show
11 Zev $ 40.40 30.60 18.40
22 Martingale 25.80 16.60
5 Vigil 12.30
  • The winner received a purse of $53,600 and $5,000 Gold Cup.
  • Second place received $6,000.
  • Third place received $3,000.
  • Fourth place received $1,000.[2]