Cart 0

News — disqualified

Kentucky Derby 1968: Two Winners, Two Losers

calumet champion churchill downs dancers image disqualified horse racing kentucky kentucky derby winner

Kentucky Derby 1968: Two Winners, Two Losers

Dancer's Image crosses the wire first in the 1968 Kentucky Derby, with Forward Pass in second to the inside of Francie's Hat. Dancer's Image and Forward Pass broke out of the starting gate for the 1968 Kentucky Derby at 4:40 pm on May 4, 1968, with Forward Pass being declared the winner almost five years later. It was the one and only incidence of the winner of the Derby being disqualified, and the legal ordeal left winner, loser, and fan alike with a bitter memory. The handsome gray Dancer's Image, a son of the legendary Native Dancer whose lone loss came in the 1953...

Read more →