May 1, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 97th Kentucky Derby: Gustavo Avila wins aboard Canonero II (wins Preakness May 15)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ethan Albright, NFL long snapper (Pro Bowl 2007), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Stuart Appleby, Australian golfer (9 PGA Tour titles), born in Cohuna, Australia