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Who holds the Kentucky Derby Track Record?

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Wiki User
04/22/2015

Secretariat established the track record in 1973 at 1:59 and 2/5. He ran each quarter of the race successively faster than the last, coming from last place to first place. Only one other Derby winner has broken the 2 minute barrier, that being Monarchos in 2001 at 1:59.97.