Derby Contenders

Prep Race History

PDF Download Past Performances
Date Race Grade Distance Finish Chart Replay
May 2 1992 118th Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs I 1 1/4 M 1 N/A


Lynn Whiting


Born June 28, 1939 in Great Falls, Montana, Lynn won the Kentucky Derby with Lil E. Tee. He made two other appearances in the Kentucky Derby with At The Threshold in 1984 (3rd) and Phantom on Tour in 1997 (6th). Whiting’s first winner came in 1969 at Lincoln Downs with a horse by the name of Fortunatus. He Learned the business from his father Lyle, who was a jockey and trainer in the early 1920s. Lynn ranks in the top ten of leading trainers at Churchill Downs in the track history and has trained top runners Clever Allmont, Karen’s Tom, Classy Irene, Sway, and Hyper and Saucy.

Pat Day


Pat Day won the Kentucky Derby aboard Lil E. Tee in 1992. Day won nine Triple Cown races including five Preakness championships, and twelve Breeders' Cup races including four Classic championships. Day was the US Champion jockey by wins five times and by earnings twice. He won the Eclipse award for Outstanding Jockey four times and was awarded the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award and Mike Venezia Memeorial Award. He is number one on the all time earnings list and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1991.

W. Cal Partee


W. C. "Cal" Partee or Magnolia, Arkansas, won the 1992 Kentucky Derby with Lil E.Tee, after a 14-year partnership between him and trainer Lynn Whiting. Partee bought his first thoroughbred in 1954 and by 1984, Partee ranked 20th among North America's leading owners, and his stable included a pair of Grade I stakes winners in At the Threshold and Big Pistol. He bought his first sawmill in the 1930s and began oil and gas investments in 1947. In 1948, he established Partee Flooring Mill.

Lawrence I. Littman



At the Threshold - Eileen’s Moment, by For the Moment

Download Full Pedigree (PDF)

Check back soon for Lil E. Tee pedigree, powered by Brisnet

Powered by Brisnet

Los Alamitos Futurity Added to 2014-15 'Road to the Kentucky Derby' Series

The $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (Grade I) has been added to the list of races that comprise the 2014-15 “Road to the Kentucky Derby.” The series of 35 select races – 19 “Prep Season” races and 16 “Championship Series” races – will determine which horses qualify to the 141st running of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby.

Global View Nips Storming Inti at Wire to Win 23rd Running of Grade II American Turf

Glen Hill Farm's Global View caught Storming Inti in the closing strides

Midnight Lucky Romps in 28th Running of Grade I Humana Distaff

Midnight Lucky, making her first start in more than 11 months, took the lead out of the gate

Coffee Clique Catches Dame Marie Late to Win 29th Running of Grade II Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Coffee Clique squeezed through an opening along the hedge

California Chrome Wins America’s Greatest Race

164,906 fans pack historic Churchill Downs

Updates Powered by

Visit for expert handicapping, picks and analysis Derby Week and all year long

Derby Stories

Lindsay & Els Chicago, IL

First time at the Oaks so that's why we have these crazy hats on, shaped like cheese hats and painted pink in honor of Bright Pink, which is a great charity.
Paula's picking California Chrome

Kentucky Derby 140 presented by Yum! - The Race

Kentucky Derby 140 - Road to the Derby

Kentucky Derby 140 Intro

Around the Downs - The Stables

The Race

54 Photos


California Chrome is attempting to become only the fourth California-bred, Kentucky Derby winner in history and the first since Decidedly in 1962.