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Brokers Tip

  • Birth 1930 Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 1953 California, USA
  • Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 131925859

Thoroughbred racehorse best known as the winner of the 1933 Kentucky Derby. Brokers Tip won by a nose from Head Play in what became famous as the "Fighting Finish" when their jockeys repeatedly punched and whipped one another as they raced neck-to-neck down the homestretch. He was bred by Col. Edward R. Bradley at his Idle Hour Stock Farm near Lexington, Kentucky and was race conditioned by U.S. Hall of Fame trainer, Herbert Thompson who earned his record setting fourth Derby win. Through 2014, Brokers Tip remains the only racehorse in history whose sole career win came in the Kentucky Derby.

Bio by: Maureen K


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Maureen K
  • Added: 26 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131925859
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Brokers Tip (1930–14 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131925859, citing Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .