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Complete 2011 Kentucky Derby Results: Animal Kingdom Wins, Dialed In Disappoints

The 2011 Kentucky Derby results are in, and Animal Kingdom is your winner. Animal Kingdom sped ahead in the final stretch, racing past Nehro, Mucho Macho Man and Shackleford, the leader for most of the race, in the final stretch. The win is the first Kentucky Derby win for trainer Barry Irwin and jockey John Velazquez.

Pre-race favorite Dialed In got off to a horrible start, and only a late surge allowed it to place as high as eighth in the final results.

Here are the complete Kentucky Derby results:

  1. Animal Kingdom
  2. Nehro
  3. Mucho Macho Man
  4. Shackleford
  5. Master of Hounds
  6. Santiva
  7. Brilliant Speed
  8. Dialed In
  9. Pants on Fire
  10. Twice the Appeal
  11. Soldat
  12. Stay Thirsty
  13. Derby Kitten
  14. Decisive Moment
  15. Archarcharch
  16. Midnight Interlude
  17. Twinspired
  18. Watch Me Go
  19. Comma to the Top

For more on the Derby, check out SB Nation's 2011 Kentucky Derby StoryStream. Also, our horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come has two must-read resources for Derby fans: A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.