Who Won the 1940
Kentucky Derby

Gallahadion (Jockey: Carroll Bierman)


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Lifelong racetracker Frank Kurinec dies at 99

Daily Racing Form
Frank Kurinec, who worked at the racetrack from the age of 14 into his early 90s, recently died, according to friends. He was 99. Kurinec was a jockey turned trainer who lived out his final years in Hot Springs, Ark. His last job on the track was ...

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Who to bet on for Kentucky Derby futures this weekend — and how to do it

Louisville Eccentric Observer
It's still nine weeks to the Kentucky Derby, but Churchill Downs offers a Kentucky Derby Future Wager this weekend — so those who just can't wait another day for Derby Day, like me, can place a future bet on the outcome of the 143rd Run for the Roses ...

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Bloodlines: A 'Voyage' Through Time

Paulick Report
Brought to stand in Kentucky at Claiborne Farm, Sir Gallahad III sired Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox in his first U.S. crop, plus additional Kentucky Derby winners Gallahadion (1940) and Hoop Jr. (1945). One of the era's great broodmare sires, the ...

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Kentucky Derby Long Shots: 5 Biggest Winners in History

Sports Interaction
Even though Gallahadion came from an impressive legacy of winners – his sire was Sir Gallahad III, and his damsire was the winner of the 1928 Kentucky Derby, Reigh Count – he was not considered a real contender at the 1940 Kentucky Derby, where he ...

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