This was run on Wednesday 31st May 1786 and 15 ran, although there were initially 29 subscribers. It was run over the last mile and a half and was worth £1,155 to the winner, the equivalent of £1,560,000 today. The winner was trained by Frank Neale.

THE DERBY 1786

NOBLE SR 1983

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 NOBLE John White Mr Tommy Panton
2 METEOR ----- Lord Grosvenor
3 CLARET ----- Sir H.Fetherston
4 BRAGANZA ----- HRH Prince of Wales
5

COLT BY HIGHFLYER

----- Lord Egremont
6 LITTLE HENRY ----- HRH Prince of Wales
Also COLT BY HIGHFLYER ----- Duke of Orleans
Also BALSAM ----- Lord Grosvenor
Also PRODIGAL ----- Mr Wyndham
Also YOUNG GIANT ----- Duke of Queensberry
Also MARK HO! ----- Lord Clermont
Also COLT BY VERTUMNUS ----- Colonel O'Kelly
Also SCOTA ----- Colonel O'Kelly
Also MACBEATH ----- Mr Douglas
Also BROTHER TO IMPERATOR ----- Duke of Rutland
2/1 Scota
3/1 Meteor
9/1 Prodigal
19/1 Claret
30/1 Noble
40/1 Bar