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2005 Kentucky Derby (G1)

Date/Track:
5/7/2005, Churchill Downs
Distance:
1 1/4 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
2:02.75
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.
FinSilksHorse / SireRatingTrainer / JockeyLast Start / Next Start
1st Giacomo
Holy Bull
7.77
J. Shirreffs
M. Smith
4th, 2006 Breeders Cup Classic (G1) View Video
2nd Closing Argument
Successful Appeal
6.82
K. McLaughlin
C. Velasquez
9th, 2005 Preakness Stakes (G1) View Video
3rd Afleet Alex
Northern Afleet
8.38
T. Ritchey
J. Rose
1st, 2005 Belmont Stakes (G1) View Video
4th Don't Get Mad
Stephen Got Even
4.56
R. Ellis
T. Baze
4th, 2005 Travers Stakes (G1) View Video
5th Buzzards Bay
Marco Bay
6.19
J. Mullins
M. Guidry
5th, 2008 Ack Ack (G3)
6th Wilko
Awesome Again
6.15
C. Dollase
C. Nakatani
8th, 2007 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) View Video
7th Bellamy Road
Concerto
7.58
N. Zito
J. Castellano
2nd, 2005 Travers Stakes (G1) View Video
8th Andromeda's Hero
Fusaichi Pegasus
5.05
N. Zito
R. Bejarano
10th, 2006 Clark Handicap (G2)
9th Flower Alley
Distorted Humor
7.71
T. Pletcher
J. Chavez
11th, 2006 Breeders Cup Classic (G1) View Video
10th High Fly
Atticus
6.34
N. Zito
J. Bailey
2nd, 2005 Jerome Stakes (G2)
11th Greeley's Galaxy
Mr. Greeley
4.05
W. Stute
K. Desormeaux
1st, CD AlwOC (7/9/2006-R8)
12th Coin Silver
Anees
3.73
T. Pletcher
P. Valenzuela
12th, 2005 Kentucky Derby (G1) View Video
13th Greater Good
Intidab
6.05
R. Holthus
J. McKee
13th, 2005 Kentucky Derby (G1) View Video
14th Noble Causeway
Giant's Causeway
5.15
N. Zito
G. Stevens
4th, 2007 Gulfstream Park Hcp (G2)
15th Sun King
Charismatic
6.26
N. Zito
E. Prado
4th, 2007 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) View Video
16th Spanish Chestnut
Horse Chestnut
5.56
P. Biancone
J. Bravo
3rd, 2006 Lotka (LS)
17th Sort It Out
Out of Place
3.91
B. Baffert
B. Blanc
5th, 2006 San Fernando Stakes (G2)
18th Going Wild
Golden Missile
5.23
D. Lukas
J. Valdivia, Jr.
5th, Sar AlwOC (8/25/2006-R3)
19th Bandini
Fusaichi Pegasus
6.19
T. Pletcher
J. Velazquez
4th, 2006 Metropolitan Hcp. (Met Mile) (G1)
20th High Limit
Maria's Mon
5.91
R. Frankel
R. Dominguez
1st, GP Mcl (4/11/2014-R3)
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Older Comments about the 2005 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

I remember our regular group of horse players plotting out our Derby wagering strategy. We anticipated a strong early pace and favored closers for the win spot. What still amazes me is that we loved Giacomo for the 2 hole of our trifectas and Superfectas and Closing Argument for the win spot. We had Affleet Alex in third and bunch of horses in fourth. Could you imagine the sheer mayhem that would have ensued at our table had the top two finishers had been flipped?

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