1879 Kentucky Derby
|Finished||Post||Horse||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Time / behind|
|1st||Lord Murphy||Charlie Shauer||George Rice||Geo. W. Darden & Co.||2:37.00|
|2nd||Falsetto||Isaac Murphy||J.W.H. Reynolds|
|4th||Trinidad||A. Allen||Dan Swigert|
|5th||One Dime||L. Jones||G.W. Bowen & Co.|
|6th||General Pike||J. Stovall||Gen. Abe Buford|
|7th||Ada Glenn||Ramey||G.D. Wilson|
|8th||Buckner||D. Edwards||H.W. Farris|
|9th||Wissahickon||L. Hawkins||H.P. McGrath|
- The winner received a purse of $3,550.
- Second place received $200.