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2000 Kentucky Derby

The 2000 Kentucky Derby was the 126th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 6, 2000.[1] There were 153,204 in attendance. The winning horse Fusaichi Pegasus was the first betting favorite to win the Derby since Spectacular Bid in 1979.[2]

Full results

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 12 Fusaichi Pegasus Kent Desormeaux Neil Drysdale Fusao Sekiguchi 2:01.12
2nd 5 Aptitude Alex Solis Robert Frankel Juddmonte Farms
3rd 1c Impeachment Craig Perret Todd Pletcher Dogwood Stable
4th 9 More Than Ready John Velazquez Todd Pletcher James T. Scatuorchio
5th 3 Wheelaway R. Migliore John Kimmel Caesar P. Kimmel & Philip J. Solondz
6th 11 China Visit L. Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing, Inc.
7th 18 Curule M. St. Julien Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing, Inc.
8th 7 Captain Steve Robby Albarado Bob Baffert Michael E. Pegram
9th 8 War Chant Jerry Bailey Neil Drysdale Marjorie & Irving Cowan
10th 6 Deputy Warlock Mark Guidry Ken McPeek Select Stable, Inc.
11th 5 Trippi Jorge Chavez Todd Pletcher Dogwood Stable
12th 16 Exchange Rate Calvin Borel D. Wayne Lukas Padua Stables
13th 1 Anees Corey Nakatani Alex Hassinger The Thoroughbred Corporation
14th 10 The Deputy C. McCarron Jenine Sahadi Team Valor & Gary Barber
15th 17 High Yield Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas Robert B. & Beverly J. Lewis, Mrs. John Magnier & Michael Tabor, et al.
16th 4 Hal's Hope R. Velez Harold Rose Rose Family Stables Ltd.
17th 12 Commendable Edgar Prado D. Wayne Lukas Robert B. & Beverly J. Lewis
18th 19 Ronton B. Blanc V. Cerin Jaltipan, LLC.
19th 13 Graeme Hall Shane Sellers Todd Pletcher Eugene & Laura Melnyk


Post Horse Win Place Show


Fusaichi Pegasus

$ 6.60










  • $2 Exacta: (12-5) Paid $66.00



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