Animal Kingdom Wins 2011 Kentucky Derby: Top 10 Kentucky Derby Winning Times in History

Animal Kingdom Wins 2011 Kentucky Derby

Animal Kingdom Wins 2011 Kentucky Derby (ESPN)

Animal Kingdom wins the 2011 Kentucky Derby (137th Run for the Roses) at 2:02.04.  Jockey John Velazquez rode the 20-1 colt to a 2 3/4 length victory.

Today’s list clocks the top ten winning times in Kentucky Derby history.

It should be noted that there was one other under 2:00 time: Sham came in second to Secretariat by 2/5 (0.4) seconds at approximately 1:59.80.

Top 10 Winning Times in Kentucky Derby History

1. Secretariat, 1973 (1:59.40)

2. Monarchos, 2001 (1:59.97)

3. Northern Dancer, 1964 (2:00.00)

4. Spend A Buck, 1985 (2:00.20)

5. Decidedly, 1962 (2:00.40)

6. Proud Clarion, 1967 (2:00.60)

7. Grindstone, 1996 (2:01.00)

7. Fusaichi Pegasus, 2000 (2:01.00)

9. War Emblem, 2002 (2:01.13)

10. Funny Cide, 2003 (2:01.19)

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Posted on May 7, 2011, in Horse Racing and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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