Sea Hero (foaled 1990) is an American Thoroughbred. He won the 1993 Kentucky Derby as an almost 13:1 longshot & the prestigious Grade I Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. He was retired to syud at age 4. He is the sire of 15 stakes winners. In the paddock at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY, & circled by the horses going to post for each & every race, stands a bronze statue of Sea Hero. In 2011, Sea Hero became the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner.
Churchill Downs, located in Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky, United States, is a Thoroughbred racetrack most famous for hosting the Kentucky Derby annually. It officially opened in 1875, and held the first Kentucky Derby and the first Kentucky Oaks in the same year. Churchill Downs has also hosted the renowned Breeders' Cup on eight occasions, most recently in 2011.