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2002 Kentucky Derby

The 2002 Kentucky Derby was the 128th running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 4, 2002.[1]

Full results

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 5 War Emblem Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert The Thoroughbred Corporation 2:01.13
2nd 13 Proud Citizen Mike Smith D. Wayne Lukas R. Baker, D. Cornstein, Wm. Mack
3rd 3 Perfect Drift Eddie Delahoussaye Murray Johnson Stonecrest Farm
4th 9 Megdalia d'Oro Laffit Pincay, Jr. Robert Frankel Edmund A Gann
5th 7 Request for Parole Robby Albarado Steve Margolis Jeri & Sam Knighton
6th 8 Came Home Chris McCarron Paco Gonzales Farish, Goodman, Toffan & McCaffrey
7th 15 Harlan's Holiday Edgar Prado Ken McPeek Starlight Stable, L.P.
8th 1 Johannesburg Gary Stevens Aidan O'Brien Michael Tabor & Mrs. John Magnier
9th 8 Essence of Dubai David Flores Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing, Inc.
10th 16 Saarland John Velazquez Shug McGaughey Cynthia Phipps
11th 20 Blue Burner Pat Day Bill Mott Kinsman Stable
12th 12 Castle Gandolfo Jerry Bailey Aidan O'Brien Mrs. John Magnier
13th 19 Easy Grades Jorge Chavez Ted West Desperado Stables
14th 11 Private Emblem Donnie Meche Steve Asmussen James Cassels & Bob Zollars
15th 10 Lusty Latin Glenn Corbett Jeff Mullins Joey & Wendy Platts
16th 18 It'sallinthechase Eddie Martin, Jr. Wilson Brown Darwin Olson
17th 6 Ocean Sound Alex Solis James Cassidy K.M. Stable, Jim Ford, & D. Pearson
18th 2 Wild Horses Rene Douglas Todd Pletcher Peachtree Stable


Post Horse Win Place Show


War Emblem

$ 43.00




Proud Citizen




Perfect Drift


  • $2 Exacta: (5-13) Paid $1,300.80



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