What makes a Kentucky Derby among the best of all time?
Secretariat’s record-setting effort? Regret’s achievement
as the first filly to win the vaunted classic, or
legendary jockey Bill Shoemaker’s misjudgment of the
finish line that cost his horse the race? And what about
the famous “Fighting Finish” or Black Gold’s “dream-come-
The eagerly anticipated showdowns between Affirmed and
Alydar and between Citation and Coaltown made those
respective Derbies unforgettable to those who were around
to experience them. And who could discount the near-
disastrous stumble by Alysheba and his remarkable
With 130 runnings to choose from, a panel of racing
experts selected these Kentucky Derbies as the all-time
greatest, most exciting, and riveting first Saturdays in
May. These stories, recounted by a diverse and talented
group of Turf writers, await the reader, along with a
kaleidoscope of vibrant images only the Kentucky Derby
The 10 Best Kentucky Derbies contains the individual race
charts and photos from each race, including rare and
seldom-seen images. 316 pages, hardcover
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