This was run on Thursday 16th May 1793 and the winner was trained by Robert Robson. There were 13 runners from 50 original subscribers. The winner won £1,653 15s, the equivalent of £1,910,000 today, and won by 1/2 a length. Relatively speaking this was the most valuable Derby to date and it was to be 34 years before a more valuable Derby was contested.

THE DERBY 1793

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 WAXY William Clift Sir Ferdinando Poole
2 GOHANNA ----- Lord Egremont
3 TRIPTOLEMUS ----- Lord Grosvenor
4 DRUID ----- Lord Grosvenor
Also

XANTHUS

----- Mr Hull
Also DARSHAM ----- Sir F.Standish
Also COLT BY POT-8-OS ----- Lord Derby
Also COLT BY MERCURY ----- Lord Strathmore
Also LILLIPUT ----- Lord Grosvenor
Also COLT BY POT-8-OS ----- Lord Grosvenor
Also COLT BY PHENOMENON ----- Mr Kaye
Also MEALY ----- Sir F.Poole
Also BROTHER TO KING DAVID ----- Mr Philips
10/11 Gohanna
8/1 Xanthus
10/1 Druid
12/1 Waxy