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2005 Kentucky Derby

The 2005 Kentucky Derby was the 131st running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place on May 7, 2005.[1]

Full results

Finished Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Time / behind
1st 10 Giacomo Mike Smith John Shirreffs 2:02.75
2nd 18 Closing Argument Cornelio Velasquez Kiaran McLaughlin
3rd 12 Afleet Alex Jeremy Rose Tim Ritchey
4th 17 Don't Get Mad Tyler Blaze Ronald Ellis
5th 20 Buzzard's Bay Mark Guidry Jeff Mullins
6th 14 Wilko Corey Nakatani Wallace Dollase
7th 16 Bellamy Road Javier Castellano Nicholas Zito
8th 2 Andromeda's Hero Rafael Bejarno Nicholas Zito
9th 7 Flower Alley Jorge Chavez Todd A. Pletcher
10th 11 High Fly Jerry Bailey Nicholas Zito
11th 9 Greeley's Galaxy Kent Desormeaux Warren Stute
12th 5 Coin Silver Patrick Valenzuela Todd A. Pletcher
13th 8 Greater Good John McKee Robert Holthus
14th 4 Noble Causeway Gary Stevens Nicholas Zito
15th 3 Sun King Edgar Prado Nicholas Zito
16th 13 Spanish Chestnut Joe Bravo Patrick Biancone
17th 1 Sort It Out Brice Blanc Bob Baffert
18th 19 Going Wild Jose Valdivia D. Wayne Lukas
19th 15 Bandini John Velazquez Todd A. Pletcher
20th 6 High Limit Ramon Dominguez Robert Frankel


Post Horse Win Place Show



$ 102.60




Closing Argument




Afleet Alex


  • $2 Exacta: (10-18) Paid $9,814.80
  • $2 Trifecta: (10-18-12) Paid $133,134.80



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