Greatest Derby Winner Bred West of the Mississippi River

While the majority of the winners of the Kentucky Derby have been bred in the Bluegrass state, history has proven that a great horse can come from anywhere.  Listed alphabetically below are the eight Derby-winning horses that were bred west of the Mississippi River, with the state they were bred in listed just below the poll.  Take a look at the list and rank them, with your best selection at the top of the list.

California: Decidedly, Morvich, Swaps
Texas: Assault, Middleground
Kansas: Lawrin
Missouri: Elwood
Montana: Spokane

To participate, use your cursor to drag the selections on the left (currently arranged in alphabetical order) to the blank placeholders on the right. Once you have completed ranking all of the horses, submit your entries and compare your results to the rest of the community. A first place ranking will earn 8 points, second place receives 7 points, and so on.

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