The official winner of the 139th Kentucky Derby is #16 Orb, finishing in 2 minutes 2.89 seconds!
Joining in the victory is trainer Shug McGaughey, owners Phipps Stable and Stuart Janney III, and jockey Joel Rosario.
After a long day of rain and overcast skies, the 139th Kentucky Derby was run on time at 6:24pm on May 4, 2013. According to the Churchill Downs PR, the attendance was 151,616 and the official winner of the Kentucky Derby 139 is Orb.
As for Kentucky Derby horse racing results, coming in the top four positions are:
- #16 Orb (Win)
- #4 Golden Soul (Place)
- #3 Revolutionary (Show)
- #5 Normandy Invasion
Kentucky Derby 139 winner recap
Without a doubt, this was one of the biggest years for Churchill Downs with fans cheering in the Infield and the Grandstands. Coverage by NBC shows that the other 10 races preceding the 2013 Kentucky Derby were also a slippery mess because of rain.
Horse racing results 2013 Kentucky Derby
News for bettors includes payouts on the straight win bets, trifectas and more. In the list below, you will see how much money everyone will be winning on their Kentucky Derby horse for 2013.
- #16 Orb: Win $12.80; Place $7.40; Show $5.40
- # 4 Golden Soul: Place $38.60 and Show $19.40
- #3 Revolutionary: Show $5.40
- $2 Exacta for 16-4 pays $981.60
- $1 Trifecta for 16-4-3 pays $3,462.80
- $1 Superfecta for 16-4-3-5 pays $28,542.00
2013 Kentucky Derby winning contenders
Now that we know who has won the Kentucky Derby, the next steps of the Triple Crown Races include the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Although there may be some surprises, the top 10 winners of the Kentucky Derby are usually favorites for the Preakness and Belmont stakes. If Orb wins all three races in the Triple Crown, it will be the first time since 1978 that this has occurred. The next challenge will be the Preakness and it goes without saying that winning two parts of the 2013 Triple Crown races will be enough to send bets soaring.
In other words, Kentucky Derby betting is not over yet. To stay in touch with all of the finer points of the handicapping the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes, stay tuned for our Triple Crown betting updates.
Kentucky Derby 2013 Results
|1st Place||#16 Orb||—|
|2nd Place||# 4 Golden Soul||2 and 1/2|
|3rd Place||#3 Revolutionary||3 and 1/2|
|4th Place||#5 Normandy Invasion||3 and 1/2|
|5th Place||#6 Mylute||3 and 1/2|
|6th Place||#2 Oxbow||9 and 1/2|
|7th Place||#11 Lines of Battle||11 and 1/2|
|8th Place||#17 Will Take Charge||12|
|9th Place||#15 Charming Kitten||13|
|10th Place||#7 Giant Finish||13|
|11th Place||#9 Overanalyze||13|
|12th Place||#10 Palace Malice||13 and 1/4|
|13th Place||#19 Java’s War||15 and 1/4|
|14th Place||#14 Verrazano||15 and 1/2|
|15th Place||#12 Itsmyluckyday||22|
|16th Place||#18 Frac Daddy||24|
|17th Place||#8 Goldencents||49 and 1/4|
|18th Place||#20 Vyjack||52 and 1/2|
|19th Place||#13 Falling Sky||52 and 3/4|