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Kentucky Derby Answer Key



1. How long is the Kentucky Derby?
1 mile
1 1/4 miles
1 1/8 miles

2. Which race is not part of Horse Racing's Triple Crown?
Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Oaks
Belmont Stakes

3. What is the name of the race track where the Kentucky Derby is run?
Suffolk Downs
Churchill Downs
Lexington race track

4. What gate has the most Kentucky Derby winners started from?
4
1
6

5. Which is the only jockey to ride two Triple Crown champions?
Ron Turcotte
Bill Shoemaker
Eddie Arcaro

6. Which was the last pre-Kentucky Derby undefeated horse to win the race?
Seattle Slew
Sunday Silence
Cigar

7. What year did the first Kentucky Derby take place?
1875
1900
1925

8. Who is the last jockey to win two consecutive derbys?
Gary Stevens
Bill Shoemaker
Eddie Delahoussaye

9. What horse is the only one to ever finish the Derby in under 2 minutes?
Prickly Pete
Secretariat
Seattle Slew

10. What trainer has won the most Kentucky Derbys?
D. Wayne Lukas
Ben Jones
Dick Thompson





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