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2009 Kentucky Derby (G1)

Date/Track:
5/2/2009, Churchill Downs
Distance:
1 1/4 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
2:02.66
*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 StartHRN
1st Mine That Bird
Birdstone
7.83
B. Woolley,
C. Borel
10th, 2010 Breeders Cup Dirt Mile (G1) View Video
50-1
2nd Pioneerof the Nile
Empire Maker
7.67
B. Baffert
G. Gomez
11th, 2009 Preakness Stakes (G1) View Video
9-2
3rd Musket Man
Yonaguska
7.46
D. Ryan
E. Coa
8th, 2010 Cigar Mile (G1) View Video
20-1
4th Papa Clem
Smart Strike
7.52
G. Stute
R. Bejarano
1st, 2010 San Fernando Stakes (G2) View Video
20-1
5th Chocolate Candy
Candy Ride
7.17
J. Hollendorfer
M. Smith
7th, 2011 Ralph M. Hinds Handicap (LS)
20-1
6th Summer Bird
Birdstone
8.30
T. Ice
C. Rosier
4th, 2009 Breeders Cup Classic (G1) View Video
50-1
7th Join In The Dance
Sky Mesa
5.30
T. Pletcher
C. DeCarlo
3rd, 2011 Maxxam Gold Cup
50-1
8th Regal Ransom
Distorted Humor
7.65
S. Suroor
A. Garcia
7th, 2011 Forego Hcp. (G1) View Video
30-1
9th West Side Bernie
Bernstein
6.48
K. Breen
S. Elliott
5th, Mth AlwOC (7/11/2010-R3)
30-1
10th General Quarters
Sky Mesa
7.51
T. McCarthy
J. Leparoux
13th, 2011 Clark Handicap (G1) View Video
20-1
11th Dunkirk
Unbridled's Song
7.57
T. Pletcher
E. Prado
2nd, 2009 Belmont Stakes (G1) View Video
4-1
12th Hold Me Back
Giant's Causeway
6.90
W. Mott
K. Desormeaux
4th, 2010 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) View Video
20-1
13th Advice
Chapel Royal
5.48
T. Pletcher
R. Douglas
9th, SA Claim (10/6/2011-R5)
30-1
14th Desert Party
Street Cry
6.78
S. Suroor
R. Dominguez
1st, 2010 Donald LeVine Memorial Hdcp. (LS)
15-1
15th Mr. Hot Stuff
Tiznow
5.71
E. Harty
J. Velazquez
1st, 2013 A. P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase (G1)
30-1
16th Atomic Rain
Smart Strike
5.23
K. Breen
J. Bravo
3rd, Sar AlwOC (8/11/2010-R8)
50-1
17th Nowhere To Hide
Vindication
4.34
N. Zito
S. Bridgmohan
4th, CD Claim (6/8/2013-R7)
50-1
18th Friesan Fire
A. P. Indy
7.02
J. Jones
G. Saez
6th, 2011 R. R. M. Carpenter Jr. Memorial Stakes (LS)
5-1
19th Flying Private
Fusaichi Pegasus
5.05
D. Lukas
R. Albarado
4th, Sar AlwOC (8/30/2010-R9)
50-1
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Older Comments about the 2009 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

I'm really curious. I know that a few of the "bigger name" horses that ran in the 2009 Kentucky Derby have now been retired. I.E., Pioneer of The Nile, Dunkirk, and Papa Clem. But I'm wondering what the status of some of the Derby contenders or horses that were injured and didn't race again after the Derby is? Musket Man, 3rd in both 09' Derby and Preakness. I Want Revenge, scratched the morning of the Derby. The Pamplemousse, scratched the morning of the 09' Santa Anita Derby. What is the racing status now on these horses? I know Desert Party just returned to the track with a win at Meydan in Dubai on 3-4-10 in the Mahab Al Shemaal. Friesan Fire and General Quarters recently got back in the game running 1-2 in the Louisiana Handicap at Louisiana Downs. But what of these other 09' Derby racers and contenders? Are we to ever see them perform back on the track again? I'd truly love to know the answer to that question.
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  • bardiggler · Hold Me Back ran in Sept.2009 by Julien Leparoux in the Kentucky Cup Classic but was a nonfactor · 2001 days ago
  • bardiggler · Regal Ransom, West Side Bernie, Join In The Dance, Advice, Flying Pirate, Nowhere To Hide, Atomic Rain, and Chocolate Candy ....I have no idea · 2001 days ago
I guess those who said he was a fluke are eating their words! MTB isnt a fluke, he hasnt been off the board since winning the Derby. Give credit where credit is due. He is a very nice horse and you are all mad you went against the Birdstones. How could anyone bet against a Birdstone? Duh, class horse all the way.
Has anyone figured it out yet? I'm still shocked. What a game!
I want to meet any serious handicapper that had Mine That Bird in the top four...heck, top ten of their selections and buy him/her a drink. I have never witnessed a bigger surprise win in my 30 years following racing.
Have to say that was the most puzzling Derby result I've seen in my 25 years following the Derby. The funny thing is in a normal race without national attention, this horse is 150-1...
Just don't suck-up into the "looks great in the morning" crap!
Pioneerof the Nile is so highly overrated. Let's see who Gomez and his agent choose. In the meantime, I am willing to bet anyone that Chocolate Candy will finish ahead of Pioneerfo the Nile in the Derby and that the latter won't finish in the top four.
There are just too many horses in this race... look at the list, who truly belongs?

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