Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Facts on National Trivia Day
January 4 is National Trivia Day in the United States, so our Race Track Data will take a look at some interesting trivia and facts about the Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup. Send us your favorite Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown or Breeders’ Cup horses or facts and we’ll try and put together an article highlighting your favorites.
We’ll start with ladies first. Answers below the video of Secretariat!
- Who are the only three fillies to win the Kentucky Derby?
- Who is the only female jockey to win a Triple Crown race?
- Name the champion racehorse who was the last to go off at less than even-money odds in the Kentucky Derby.
- Which jockey has won the most Breeders’ Cup races?
- Who’s the only horse to have won the Breeders’ Cup Classic twice?
- What is the only Breeders’ Cup race that ended in a dead heat for first, and who were the two winners?
- Which horse holds the speed record in all three Triple Crown races?
- Who is the leading jockey of Triple Crown race winners?
- Who has trained the most Triple Crown race winners?
- What horse won the Breeders’ Cup Classic at the longest price ever, and what were his odds?
- Regret(1915), Genuine Risk (1980), and Winning Colors (1988).
- Julie Krone, who won the 1993 Belmont Stakes aboard Colonial Affair.
- Arazi in 1992 at 9-10 odds. The 1991 champion 2-year-old colt finished eighth in the race won by Lil E. Tee.
- Mike Smith, who won 26 Breeders’ Cup races from 1992-2017.
- Tiznow, who won the Classic in 2000 and 2001.
- In the 2003 Breeders’ Cup Turf, Johar and High Chaparral tied for first place.
- Secretariat, who stormed the Triple Crown in 1973.
- Eddie Arcaro(17 wins)
- Wayne Lukas(14 wins)
- Arcangues won the 1993 Breeders’ Cup Classic at odds of 133-1 ($2 win bet paid $269.20).