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|Breeder||Idle Hour Stock Farm|
|Owner||Edward R. Bradley|
Silks: White, Green Hoops, White Sleeves, Green Cap
|Trainer||Henry J. Thompson|
|Kentucky Derby (1933)|
|Interred on the Kentucky Derby Museum|
grounds at Churchill Downs
His Derby win went down in history as the "Fighting Finish" because Brokers Tip's jockey (Don Meade) and Herb Fisher (the jockey aboard rival Head Play) literally fought one another atop their mounts down the homestretch. In an era before photo finishes, Brokers Tip was declared the winner by a nose.
Retired to stud duty, Brokers Tip was standing at stud in California in December 1941 when his stature as a stallion increased considerably as a result of the 1941 successes of his son Market Wise, who went on to earn 1943 American Co-Champion Older Male Horse honors.
Broker's Tip was donated to UC Davis in 1950 by then-owner Ralph Taylor for veterinary instructional purposes. Broker's Tip, at age 23, was euthanized on July 14, 1953 due to problems associated with old age. His skeleton was preserved for future study at the University of California.