Jump to: navigation, search

Iowa Derby

The Iowa Derby is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually during the last week of June at Prairie Meadows racetrack in Altoona, Iowa. Open to three-year-olds, it is contested on dirt over a distance of 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) and currently offers a purse of $250,000.


Speed record:

  • 1:40.37 - Concord Point (2010)

Winners since 1999






2010 Concord Point Martin Garcia Bob Baffert Kaleem Shah 1:40.37
2009 Duke of Mischief Eibar Coa David Fawkes Joann & Alex Lieblong, et al. 1:42.26
2008 Tiz Now Tiz Then Miguel Mina Eoin G. Harty Zabeel Racing 1:41.69
2007 Delightful Kiss Jeffrey Sanchez Pete D. Anderson Hobeau Farm 1:42.05
2006 More Than Regal Shaun Bridgmohan Steve Asmussen Vinery Stables 1:42.74
2005 Shamoan Jose Valdivia, Jr. Eoin G. Harty P. R. & Linda Laird 1:43.14
2004 Swingforthefences Shaun Bridgmohan Richard Violette, Jr. Klaravich Stables 1:43.31
2003 Excessivepleasure Jon Court Douglas F. O'Neill Ty & Leroy Leatherman 1:40.82
2002 Easyfromthegitgo Donnie Meche Steve Asmussen James Cassels & Bob Zollars 1:42.59
2001 Touch Tone Robby Albarado Ronny Werner Tom R. Durant 1:42.67
2000 Captain Steve Shane Sellers Bob Baffert Michael E. Pegram 1:42.35
1999 Grits'n Hard Toast Willie Martinez T.V. Smith Smith/R. A. Anderson nf



Premier Equine Classifieds


Subscribe to our newsletter and keep abreast of the latest news, articles and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Did You Know?

Modern horse breeds developed in response to a need for "form to function", the necessity to develop certain physical characteristics in order to perform a certain type of work... More...

The Gypsy Cob was originally bred to be a wagon horse and pulled wagons or caravans known as Vardos; a type of covered wagon that people lived in... More...

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Arabian horse bloodline dates back 4,500 years. Throughout history, Arabian horses spread around the world by both war and trade.... More...

That the term "Sporthorse" is a term used to describe a type of horse rather than any particular breed... More...