2001 Kentucky Derby Monarchos #859
This dramatic photograph shows Monarchos, with Jorge Chavez aboard, winning the 2000 Kentucky Derby at historic Churchill Downs. His running time of 1:59.97 puts him in an exclusive club with Secretariat as the only sub-two minute runners of this historic horse race. The "Run For The Roses" is considered America's premier horse race, always drawing crowds in excess of 100,000. This horse race has earned the nickname of being the "Fastest Two Minutes In Sports". Gallery of Champions copyright watermark does not appear on the actual photos.