Florida Derby Winners

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Befitting its history as a significant prep for the spring classics, the last 10 renewals of the Florida Derby have yielded three winners of the Kentucky Derby and an eventual runner-up in the Run for the Roses.

Barbaro (2006), Big Brown (2008) and Orb (2013) all used the Florida Derby as a springboard to success at Churchill Downs, while Ice Box (2010) went on to finish second in the first leg of the Triple Crown.

Trainers Nick Zito and Todd Pletcher have been particularly successful in the Florida Derby in recent years. Zito saddled High Fly (2005), Ice Box, and Dialed In (2011) to victory, while Pletcher won with Scat Daddy (2007), Constitution (2014), and Materiality (2015).

The last 10 winners of the Florida Derby:

  • 2006 Barbaro 
  • 2007 Scat Daddy 
  • 2008 Big Brown 
  • 2009 Quality Road 
  • 2010 Ice Box
  • 2011 Dialed In 
  • 2012 Take Charge Indy 
  • 2013 Orb 
  • 2014 Constitution
  • 2015 Materiality

 

 

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