This was run on Thursday 9th May 1782 and 13 ran, although there were 35 subscribers initially.

THE DERBY 1782

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The Derby Stakes of 50 Guineas each entry, colts to carry 8 st and fillies 7 st 11 lb. The race was over the last mile and the winner received £1,155, the equivalent of £1,520,000 in today's terms, whilst the second horse received 100 Guineas out of the stakes.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 ASSASSIN S.Arnull Lord Egremont
2 SWEET ROBIN ----- Lord Grosvenor
3 FORTUNIO ----- Sir Charles Bunbury
Also ACHILLES ----- Duke of Bolton
Also

CONFEDERATE

----- Major O'Kelly
Also GLANCER ----- Mr Napier
Also COLT BY RANTHOS ----- Mr Turner
Also BERWICK ----- Mr Vernon
Also FLIRTATOR ----- Lord Clermont
Also EPAMINONDAS ----- HRH Duke of Cumberland
Also ASCOT ----- Mr Parker
Also BRUTUS ----- Mr Fox
Also PLUTUS ----- Sir W.More
3/1 Sweet Robin
5/1 Assassin
10/1 Fortunio