Kentucky Derby Quiz

From Secretariat to Big Brown, test your knowledge of the most storied event in horse racing: the Kentucky Derby.

Quiz

From Secretariat to Big Brown, test your knowledge of the most storied event in horse racing: the Kentucky Derby.

1. How long is the Kentucky Derby?

  • 1 mile
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • 1 1/8 miles

2. Which race is not part of Horse Racing's Triple Crown?

  • Kentucky Derby
  • Kentucky Oaks
  • Belmont Stakes

3. What is the name of the race track where the Kentucky Derby is run?

  • Suffolk Downs
  • Churchill Downs
  • Lexington race track

4. What gate has the most Kentucky Derby winners started from?

  • 4
  • 1
  • 6

5. How many horses who started from the No. 20 post have gone on to win the Kentucky Derby?

  • 5
  • 1
  • 2

6. Which was the last pre-Kentucky Derby undefeated horse to win the race?

  • Big Brown
  • Barbaro
  • Cigar

7. What year did the first Kentucky Derby take place?

  • 1875
  • 1900
  • 1925

8. Who is the last jockey to win two consecutive derbys?

  • Gary Stevens
  • Bill Shoemaker
  • Eddie Delahoussaye

9. What horse holds the record for fastest Derby time?

  • Prickly Pete
  • Secretariat
  • Seattle Slew

10. What trainer has won the most Kentucky Derbys?

  • D. Wayne Lukas
  • Ben Jones
  • Dick Thompson

Your Results:

1. How long is the Kentucky Derby?
1 1/4 miles

2. Which race is not part of Horse Racing's Triple Crown?
Kentucky Oaks

3. What is the name of the race track where the Kentucky Derby is run?
Churchill Downs

4. What gate has the most Kentucky Derby winners started from?
1

5. How many horses who started from the No. 20 post have gone on to win the Kentucky Derby?
2

6. Which was the last pre-Kentucky Derby undefeated horse to win the race?
Big Brown

7. What year did the first Kentucky Derby take place?
1875

8. Who is the last jockey to win two consecutive derbys?
Eddie Delahoussaye

9. What horse holds the record for fastest Derby time?
Secretariat

10. What trainer has won the most Kentucky Derbys?
Ben Jones

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