Geldings in the Kentucky Derby

By Gabriel Charles Sauque

Following are a list of every gelding to run in the Kentucky Derby since 1908 and their finish position. This year, there is one gelding in the field, Brooklyn Strong.

1908 – Dunvegan 3rd Bill Herron 7th

1909 – Match Me 10th

1910 – (0)

1911 – Governor Gray 2nd Mud Sill 4th (2)

1912 – (0)

1913 – Leochares 8th (1)

1914 – Old Rosebud 1st Old Ben 5th Hodge 2nd

1915 – Sharp Shooter 3rd Goldcrest Boy 12th

1916 – (0)

1917 – (0)

1918 – Exterminator 1st

1919 – Billy Kelly 2nd Be Frank 6th Sailor 7th ( favorite) St. Bernard 8th Frogtown 11th

1920 – Paul Jones 1st

1921 – (0)

1922 – Surf Rider 7th

1923 – Pravus 21st Cherry Pie 20th Prince K. 9th Enchantment 6th (favorite)

1924 – Wild Aster 18th

1925 – (0)

1926 – (0)

1927 – (0)

1928 – Martie Flynn 10th

1929 – Clyde Van Dusen 1st Voltear 6th Lord Braedalbane 17th Chip 19th

1930 – Ned O. 3rd

1931 – Prince D’Amour 12th

1932 – Cee Tee 15th Crystal prince 12th Adobe Post 11th Hoops 9th Our Fancy 7th

1933 – (0)

1934 – (0)

1935 – Commonwealth 10th McCarthy 9th Blackbirder 5th

1936 – Holl Image 6th

1937 – Bernard F. 18th No Sir 13tth Merry Maker 12th Fairy Hill 11th Clodion 10th

1938 – Co-Sport 7th

1940 – Sirocco 5th Dit 3rd

1941 – Staretor-2nd

1942 – Sweep Swinger 10th

1943 – Gold Shower 8th

1944 – Gay Bit 6th Shut Up 4th Stir Up 3rd ( Favorite )

1945 – Jacobs 15th Alexis 10th

1946 – Alworth 13th Kendor 17th Pellicle 8th

1947 – 1950 – (0)

1951 – Snuzzle 16th Hall of Fame 9th Rube 3rd

1952 – Smoke Screen 10th

1953 – Straight Face 6th

1954 – 1957 (0)

1958 – Benedicto 9th

1959 – Easy Spur 13th

1960 – (0)

1961 – Dearborn 14th Ronnie’s Ace 13th Loyal Son 9th Bass Clef 3rd

1962 – Sharp Count & Good Fight both 8th

1963 – On My Honor 4th

1964 – Roman Brother 4th

1965 – 1966 (0)

1967 – Second Encounter 10th Reason to Hail 4th

1968 – (0)

1969 – Rae Jet 8th

1970 – Rancho Lejos 16th

1971 – (0)

1972 – Big Brown Bear 9th

1973 – Forego 4th

1974 – Sharp Gary 13th

1975 – Rushing Man 14th

1976 – 1979 (0)

1980 – Rockhill Native 5th (favorite)

1981 – Beau Rit 13th

1981 – Television Studio 5th

1982 – Real Dare 19th

1983 – My Mac 14th

1984 – Raja’s Shark 14th

1985 – (0)

1986 – Bachelor Beau 14th

1987 – (0)

1988 – Kingpost 14th

1989 – Wind Splitter 11th

1989 – Clever Trevor 13th

1990 – (0)

1991 – Best Pal 2nd

1992 – (0)

1993 – Truth of it all 10th Prairie Bayou 2nd (favorite)

1994 – 1995 (0)

1996 – Zarb’s Magic 13th Alyrob 8th Cavonnier 2nd

1997 – Celtic Warrior-10th

1998 – Hanuman Highway-IRE 7th

1999 – General Challenge (favorite)11th part of a entry

2000 – (0)

2001 – Balto Star 14th

2002 – Easy Grades 13th Perfect Drift 3rd

2003 – Funny Cide 1st Buddy Gil 6th

2004 – 2005 (0)

2006 – Sweetnorthernsaint 7th (favorite)

2007 – Dominican 11th Imawildandcrazyguy 4th

2008 – (0)

2009- Mine That Bird 1st

2010- Homeboykris 16th

2011 – 2012 (0)

2013 – Vyjack 18th

2014 – (0)

2015 – War Story 16th

2016 – Whitmore 19th

2017 – 2018 (0)

2019 – Tax 14th

2020 – Winning Impression 12th Sole Volante 11t

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