Kentucky Derby Facts and Figures, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-01

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Kentucky Derby Facts and Figures Where run Churchill Downs Louisville Kentucky Class of race For threeyearolds scale weight weightDistance Distance of race One and onequarter miles v vNumber Number of nominations 109 Number ef entries 7 Added money value of race 100000 Gross value of race 111450 6 starters Other monies Second 10000 third 5 000 fourth 2560 Awards to trainers The winner 3000 second horse 2000 third 1600 Awards to breeders The winner 2000 the second horse 1000 tiic third 500 Nomination fee 50 Starting fee 1000 v Net value to winner 83300 and gold trophy 6 starters Post time 428 p m Central Standard Time v vFastest Fastest Derby time Whirtaway 201 track record 1941 1941v v Running of race Seventyfourth Estimated attendance Over 100000 First winner Aristides 1875 1875Last Last Winner Jet Pilot 1947 Most winners Col E R Bradley and John E Madden 4 Breeder of most winners A J Alexander 5 Trainer of most winners H J Thompson 4 Riders of most winners Eddie Arcaro Earl Sande and Isaac Murphy 3 each eachLongestpriced Longestpriced winner Donerail 1913 18290 for 2 Shortestpriced winners Hindoo 1881 Halma 1895 Agile 1905 1 to 3 3Favorite Favorite for 1948 renewal Calumet entry Citation and Coaltown Largest field 22 in 1928 Reigh Count winner Smallest fields 1892 and 1905 3 starters Largest number of nominations 1928 196 Kentucky Derby winners 18751947 inclusive 65 colts 7 geldings and 1 filly fillyFilly Filly winner Regret 1915 Imported winner Omar Khayyam 1917 Largest purse to winner Assault 1946 96400 Smallest purse to winner Aristides 1875 2850

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