This was run on Wednesday 29th May 1783 and 6 ran, although there were originally 34 subscribers.

THE DERBY 1783

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The Derby Stakes of 50 Guineas each for 3 year olds, colts to carry 8 st and fillies 7 st 11 lb. To be run over the last mile with a first prize of £945, the equivalent of £1,260,000 today. The winner was trained by Frank Neale.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SALTRAM Charles Hindley Mr John Parker
2 DUNGANNON ----- Colonel O'Kelly
3 PARLINGTON ----- Mr Walker
4 GONZALES ----- Duke of Queensberry
5

CORNET

----- Colonel O'Kelly
6 PHENOMENON ----- Mr Davis
5/2 Saltram
5/2 Cornet
5/1 Dungannon
8/1 Gonzales
10/1 Parlington
20/1 Phenomenon
  Over-round 97% !!!