And They're Off! Kentucky Derby is Here at Last

Cecilia de Cardenas
Apr 30, 2009
1 min read
Image: Photo Grapher / via Image Bank

This year the race takes place on May 2, 2009. The Derby's website has named I Want Revenge, Dunkirk, Pioneerof the Nile (sic), and Friesan Fire as the favorite contenders for this year's race.

Here are the names of the last ten winners of the Kentucky Derby and their jockeys:

   1. Big Brown (Kent Desormeaux)
   2. Street Sense (Calvin Borel)
   3. Barbaro (Edgar Prado)
   4. Giacomo (Mike Smith)
   5. Smarty Jones (Stewart Elliot)
   6. Funny Cide (Jose Santos)
   7. War Emblem (Victor Espinoza)
   8. Monarchos (Jorge Chavez)
   9. Fusaichi Pegasus (Kent Desormeaux)
  10. Charismatic (Chris Antley)

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