Kentucky Derby Performance Trends Throughout the Years

There have been 138 Kentucky Derbies, and one is on the horizon. But are today’s horses the fastest of all time? Take a look at the results throughout history in this motion graphic from Ticket City.




Chip Brown is an award-winning sports reporter who has covered the NFL, NBA Finals, the Masters, Final Four and professional tennis during his 20 years at the Associated Press and the Dallas Morning News. Chip is now a columnist for and an on-air host at ESPN Radio.