This was run on Thursday 20th May 1790 and 10 ran, although there were initially 32 subscribers. The winners prize was £1,102 10s, the equivalent of £1,350,000 today. The winner was bred by the 1st Earl of Grosvenor and trained by John Pratt.

THE DERBY 1790

RHADAMANTHUS SR 2029

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 RHADAMANTHUS John Arnull 1st Earl of Grosvenor
2 ASPARAGUS ----- 1st Earl of Grosvenor
3 LEE BOO ----- Lord Derby
4 CAMBOOE ----- HRH Prince of Wales
Also

GRIFFIN

----- Mr Panton
Also FITZWILLIAM ----- HRH Prince of Wales
Also RATTLER ----- Lord Foley
Also BAG-HO! ----- Lord Clermont
Also BURGUNDY ----- Duke of Queensberry
Also OSTRICH ----- Mr Panton
5/4 Rhadamanthus
4/1 Asparagus
5/1 Griffin
7/1 Lee Boo