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Remembering Lil E. Tee

| Churchill Downs Communications | 03/24/2009 #
  • Lil E. Tee in the post parade prior to the 1992 Kentucky Derby.

  • The finish of the 1992 Kentucky Derby, with Pat Day and Lil E. Tee in front.

  • This photo of Pat Day celebrating after the 1992 Kentucky Derby became the basis for a statue of the Hall of Fame jockey, now permanently installed in the Churchill Downs tulip garden.

  • Lil E. Tee receives warm congratulations after his Kentucky Derby win.

  • The connections of 1992 Kentucky Derby winner Lil E. Tee celebrate in the Churchill Downs Winner's Circle.

Lil E Tee, who captured the 1992 Kentucky Derby to give Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day his only Derby win, was euthanized on March 18 at Old Frankfort Stud near Frankfort, Ky., due to complications from an intestinal problem. The son of At the Threshold was 20.  Click the links at right for more photos from Lil E. Tee's historic Kentucky Derby victory in 1992.

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