List of all Kentucky Derby Winners
1978 Kentucky Derby Winner: Affirmed

  WIN PLACE SHOW  
Affirmed $5.60 $2.80 $2.60  
Alydar   $2.60 $2.40  
Believe It     $2.80  
TIMES:
:22 3/5, :45 3/5, 1:10 4/5, 1:35 4/5, 2:01 1/5
BREEDING:
Ch.c. by Exclusive Native - Won't Tell You, by Crafty Admiral

Horse Finish Jockey Owner Trainer
Affirmed 1st Steve Cauthen Harbor View Farm Lazaro Barrera
Alydar 2nd Jorge Velasquez Calumet Farm John M. Veitch
Believe It 3rd Eddie Maple Hickory Tree Stable Woodford C. Stephens
Darby Creek Road 4th Don Brumfield Mr. & Mrs. James W. Phillips T. L. Rondinello
Esops Foibles 5th Chris McCarron Jerry Frankel Loren Rettele
Sensitive Prince 6th Mickey Solomone Top of the Marc Stable H. Allen Jerkens
Dr. Valeri 7th Rene Riera, Jr. V. & R. Renzi Aurelio M. Perez
Hoist the Silver 8th Richard DePass Washington Stud R. J. Fischer
Chief of Dixieland 9th Anthony Rini Dixie-Jake, Inc. Jake Morreale
Raymond Earl 10th R. L. Baird Robert N. Lehmann W. E. Adams
Special Honor 11th Paul Nicolo Gaston & Haynes Elwood McCann