Graded Stakes

As of 10.19.17

Arkansas Derby (Gr. 1)

Host Track:     Oaklawn Park
City:  Hot Springs, AR

Race Facts (Since 1976):
Fastest Time: 1:46:80
Largest Winning Margin: 10 1/2 lengths
Highest Winning Equibase Speed Figure: 119
2017 Winning Connections:
Winning Horse: Classic Empire
Winning Trainer: Mark E. Casse
Winning Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux
Winning Owner: John C. Oxley
Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Race Name Gr. Course Track Distance Purse
04/15/2017 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/16/2016 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/11/2015 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/12/2014 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/13/2013 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/14/2012 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/16/2011 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/10/2010 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/11/2009 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/12/2008 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/14/2007 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/15/2006 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/16/2005 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/10/2004 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $1,000,000
04/12/2003 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/13/2002 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/14/2001 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/15/2000 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/10/1999 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/11/1998 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/12/1997 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/13/1996 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/22/1995 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/23/1994 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/17/1993 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/18/1992 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/20/1991 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/21/1990 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/22/1989 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $400,000
04/23/1988 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/18/1987 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/19/1986 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/20/1985 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/21/1984 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $500,000
04/16/1983 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $250,000
04/10/1982 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $250,000
04/11/1981 Arkansas Derby 1 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $200,000
04/12/1980 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $150,000
04/14/1979 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $150,000
04/01/1978 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $100,000
04/02/1977 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $100,000
04/03/1976 Arkansas Derby 2 Dirt Oaklawn Park 1 1/8 Miles $100,000

Includes data from 1976 to present.
Date Horse Trainer Jockey Equibase Speed Figure Chart Video
04/15/2017 Classic Empire Mark E. Casse Julien R. Leparoux 103
04/16/2016 Creator Steven M. Asmussen Ricardo Santana, Jr. 105
04/11/2015 American Pharoah Bob Baffert Victor Espinoza 107
04/12/2014 Danza Todd A. Pletcher Joe Bravo 100
04/13/2013 Overanalyze Todd A. Pletcher Rafael Bejarano 97
04/14/2012 Bodemeister Bob Baffert Mike E. Smith 119
04/16/2011 Archarcharch William H. Fires Jon Kenton Court 110
04/10/2010 Line of David John W. Sadler Jon Kenton Court 107
04/11/2009 Papa Clem Gary Stute Rafael Bejarano 110
04/12/2008 Gayego Paulo H. Lobo Mike E. Smith 106
04/14/2007 Curlin Steven M. Asmussen Robby Albarado 114  
04/15/2006 Lawyer Ron Robert E. Holthus John McKee 105  
04/16/2005 Afleet Alex Timothy F. Ritchey Jeremy Rose 110  
04/10/2004 Smarty Jones John C. Servis Stewart Elliott 109  
04/12/2003 Sir Cherokee Michael A. Tomlinson Terry J. Thompson 101  
04/13/2002 Private Emblem Steven M. Asmussen Donnie J. Meche 103  
04/14/2001 Balto Star Todd A. Pletcher Mark Guidry 107  
04/15/2000 Graeme Hall Todd A. Pletcher Robby Albarado 100  
04/10/1999 Certain Leo Azpurua, Jr. Kent J. Desormeaux 103  
04/11/1998 Victory Gallop W. Elliott Walden Alex O. Solis 106  
04/12/1997 Crypto Star Wayne M. Catalano Pat Day 114  
04/13/1996 Zarb's Magic W. Bret Thomas Ronald D. Ardoin 102  
04/22/1995 Dazzling Falls Chuck Turco Garrett K. Gomez 113  
04/23/1994 Concern Richard W. Small Garrett K. Gomez 108  
04/17/1993 Rockamundo Orin J. Glass, Jr. Calvin H. Borel 106  
04/18/1992 Pine Bluff Thomas K. Bohannan Jerry D. Bailey 111  
04/20/1991 Olympio Ronald L. McAnally Eddie J. Delahoussaye N/A  
04/21/1990 Silver Ending Ronald L. McAnally Gary L. Stevens N/A  
04/22/1989 Dansil Frank L. Brothers Larry Snyder N/A  
04/23/1988 Proper Reality Robert E. Holthus Jerry D. Bailey N/A  
04/18/1987 Demons Begone Philip M. Hauswald Pat Day N/A  
04/19/1986 Rampage Gary A. Thomas Pat Day N/A  
04/20/1985 Tank's Prospect D. Wayne Lukas Gary L. Stevens N/A  
04/21/1984 Althea D. Wayne Lukas Patrick A. Valenzuela N/A  
04/16/1983 Sunny's Halo David C. Cross, Jr. Eddie J. Delahoussaye N/A  
04/10/1982 Hostage Willard C. Freeman Jeff Fell N/A  
04/11/1981 Bold Ego Dennis Werre John Lively N/A  
04/12/1980 Temperence Hill Joseph B. Cantey D. Haire N/A  
04/14/1979 Golden Act Loren Rettele Sandy Hawley N/A  
04/01/1978 Esops Foibles Loren Rettele Chris J. McCarron N/A  
04/02/1977 Clev Er Tell Homer C. Pardue Ray Broussard N/A  
04/03/1976 Elocutionist Paul T. Adwell John Lively N/A  

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