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Horse Racing Results: Winner Kentucky Derby 2013

Published On May 4, 2013

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

Position Horse Lengths Behind
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

2013 Kentucky Derby Tickets On Sale Now

Published On Nov 28, 2012

Are you looking for tickets to the 2013 Kentucky Derby? If you wait until the last minute, you will join the millions of people that have ended up with the worst seats at the Kentucky Derby or none at all. Over the past 135 years, ticket sales for the big Kentucky race have been a luxury that only a few are able to obtain. While the prices are high, they are also in high demand. For this reason, if you see a ticket to the Kentucky Derby, you need to strike while the iron is hot, and buy your Kentucky Derby ticket.
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Derby Kitten Sneaks Into The Field After Toby’s Corner Injured

Published On May 4, 2011

The biggest Kentucky Derby story of the day was the injury to Wood Memorial winner Toby’s Corner that’ll keep him out of the ‘Run For The Roses’. His loss was Derby Kitten’s gain, however, and Toby’s Corner’s withdrawal allowed the #21 horse in graded stakes winnings to sneak into the field.
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Uncle Mo Now Likely For Kentucky Derby

Published On Apr 28, 2011

After a bad outing at the Wood Memorial and a gastrointestinal infection there was a good deal of doubt about whether or not Uncle Mo would start in the Kentucky Derby at all.  Now every indication is that he’s back to 100% and will be in the field at Churchill Downs on May 7.
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Baffert Thinks Midnight Interlude Can Go The Distance

Published On Apr 28, 2011

Bob Baffert admits that his charge, Midnight Interlude, won’t be the fastest horse in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 7th.  He does think that the colt’s endurance could make him a winner at the mile and a quarter distance.
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Her Smile Prepares For Kentucky Oaks

Published On Apr 28, 2011

Owned by celebrity chef Bobby Flay, Her Smile has joined the barn of superstar trainer Todd Pletcher and is shipping to Churchill Downs to finish preparing for the May 6 running of the Kentucky Oaks. Pletcher already trains one Kentucky Oaks favorite in R Heat Lightning.
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Jaycito Looks Unlikely To Run In Lexington Stakes

Published On Apr 20, 2011

The Kentucky Derby picture keeps getting more and more muddled, and you can add another one time ‘top contender’ to the ‘questionable’ list. The Bob Baffert trained Jaycito, who missed the Santa Anita Derby on April 9 due to a foot injury, is unlikely to run in Saturday’s Lexington Stakes at Keeneland leaving his status for the Kentucky Derby unknown.
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Kentucky Derby Favorite Uncle Mo Upset In Wood

Published On Apr 11, 2011

Uncle Mo has been the de facto Kentucky Derby favorite ever since his victory in the 2010 Breeder’s Cup Juvenile. Since the first of the year he’s been the top pick in Kentucky Derby betting by the horse racing betting public and the members of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA). Read More »

The Kentucky Derby’s 10 Biggest Long-shot Upsets

Published On Mar 21, 2011

The Kentucky Derby is a fast and wild horse race; always guaranteed to entertain.  Betting on horses is something I have done fleetingly in my life, and since gambling isn’t my forte, I haven’t done very well at it.  I tend to go for the long shots; problem being, my long shot never wins.  Read More »

The Factor Sizzles In Rebel Stakes Victory

Published On Mar 20, 2011

Like any speed horse, there were plenty of questions about The Factor’s ability to handle a longer distance and a two turn race heading into Saturday’s Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.  Consider those questions answered–The Factor turned in a scorching performance as he took the lead early and pulled away late for a dominant victory.
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