Trials:
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Finals:
Monday, July 24, 2020

 

400 Yards

3-Year-Olds

 

2019 Winner:

Veuve Clicquot
Pyc Paint Your Wagon – Belle of Valorr, by Valiant Hero
Jockey: Stormy Smith
Trainer: Clinton Cavanaugh
Owner: Cavenaugh Quarter Horses, LLC

 



History of the Gopher State Derby

YearWinnerPurseOwnerJockeyTrainerTime
2019Veuve Clicquot$57,325Cavenaugh Quarter Horses, LLCStormy SmithClinton Crawford19.843
2018First of 15$34,150James and Marilyn HelzerCristian EsquedaJason Olmstead19.751
2017La Mos Pyc$32,750Thomas ScheckelStormy SmithLori Harris:20.572
2016Eagles Span$29,200Tom & Bill MaherCody SmithJason Olmstead:20.242
2015Panther Prize Me$26,000Legacy RanchJustin ShepherdBob Johnson:20.309
2014Dirt Road Queen$20,950Robert & Julie PetersenSeth MartinezBill Harris:20.005
2013Bp Painted Lady$22,300Movin OnCody SmithAmber Blair:20.257
2012Painted Lies$16,979Tom MaherCody SmithAmber Blair:20.339
2011Pithia$15,450Rodney Von OhlenRy EikleberryEd Ross Hardy:20.224
2010Moonlight Masquerade$16,500Amber BlairScott StevensAmber Blair:20.149
2009Holland North$22,746Robert & Julie PetersenDylan WilliamsEd Ross Hardy:20.647
2008Rare Inca Bug$18,100Robeson & LuzTad LeggettEd Ross Hardy:20.324
2007Polly Want Some Cash$17,100Wardell Quarter HorsesJake OlesiakBob Johnson:20.207
2006Trevors Easy Tipper$17,400Nathan R. SommerHelen Marie VanekRalph Haglund:20.262
2005Ryons Gold Shake$18,200Brent & Karen ClayStormy SmithBrent Clay:20.638
2004CS Flashlight$18,600Camelia & Sylvia CasbyTad LeggettEd Ross Hardy:20.336
2003Well Rock My World$12,050Eugene & Rita BoehlkePerry WhetstoneRobert Partridge:20.347

Stakes Record: Veuve Clicquot, 2019, :19.843