Where is Calvin Borel now?
Borel is 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) and 116 pounds (53 kg). He lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
What horse won the Kentucky Derby in 2009?
Mine That Bird
The 2009 Kentucky Derby was the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby….Brands and hence officially was called Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.
|Official logo for the 2009 Kentucky Derby|
|Date||May 2, 2009|
|Winning horse||Mine That Bird|
Who is the oldest jockey to win Kentucky Derby?
12 with morning line odds of 12-1) for the 2022 Kentucky Derby, with the chance to make history as the oldest jockey to win the prestigious race. That title is held by Bill Shoemaker, who was 54 when he won the 1986 Kentucky Derby aboard Ferdinand.
Who rode Mine That Bird in 2009?
2009 Kentucky Derby Ridden by Calvin Borel, Mine That Bird had trouble out of the starting gate and was left about eight lengths behind the rest of the field. By the time the pack of horses was running down the backstretch, Mine That Bird was so far back that NBC’s announcer Tom Durkin at first missed seeing him.
Where is Smarty Jones now?
Smarty Jones stood at stud at Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Kentucky, and at one point occupied the same stall that had previously housed Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew. Smarty Jones’ first foals were born in 2006 and began racing in 2008. He now stands at Rodney Eckenrode’s Equistar Farm near Annville, Pa.
Who is the shortest jockey to win the Kentucky Derby?
At 38 ounces (1.1 kg), Shoemaker was so small at birth that he was not expected to survive the night. Put in a shoebox in the oven to stay warm, he survived, but remained small, growing to 4 feet 10 inches (1.47 m) and weighing 91 pounds (41 kg).
Who was the tallest jockey ever?
But, the title of the tallest jockey of all time goes to Manute Bol formerly of the NBA. He stands 7-foot-7. He received a jockey’s license from the Indiana Horse Racing Commission to ride at Hoosier Park.
How much did Mine That Bird win in 2009 at the Kentucky Derby?
“A spectacular upset,” cried Durkin incredulously as Mine That Bird swooped to a clear six-and-three-quarter-length victory, earning the 50/1-shot the clearest margin of victory in the Kentucky Derby in over 60 years. Mine That Bird had overtaken 18 horses in 21 seconds, winning a cool $1.417million in the process.
Has a GREY horse ever won the Kentucky Derby?
But not since Giacomo, as a 50-1 long shot in 2005, has a gray horse won the Kentucky Derby. In total, eight gray horses have won the race: Determine (1954), Decidedly (1962), Spectacular Bid (1979), Gato Del Sol (1982), Winning Colors (1988), Silver Charm (1997), Monarchos (2001) and Giacomo (2005).