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Only Foreign Born Horses to Win the Kentucky Derby

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How many foreign-born horses have won the Kentucky Derby?

Trivia Question Answer



To date (through 2013), only one foreign-born horse has ever won the Kentucky Derby. This feat was accomplished by Canonero II, the 1971 upset winner from Venezuela – an upset considered to be one of the biggest in Derby history.