This was run on Thursday 21st May 1795 and there were 11 runners from an initial list of 45 subscribers. The winner won £1,470, the equivalent of £1,710,000 today.

THE DERBY 1795

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SPREAD EAGLE A.Wheatley Sir F Standish
2 CAUSTIC ----- Lord Egremont
3 PELTER ----- Sir F.Poole
4 DIAMOND ----- Mr Dawson
Also

COLT BY POT-8-OS

----- Lord Grosvenor
Also ARUN ----- Lord Egremont
Also BRASS ----- Duke of Bedford
Also COLT BY SALTRAM ----- Mr Durand
Also COLT BY VOLUNTEER ----- Mr Hallett
Also COLT BY VOLUNTEER ----- Mr O'Kelly
Also MILLER ----- Mr Turner
5/2 Arun
5/2 Spread Eagle
3/1 Colt by Pot-8-Os
9/1 Pelter