This was run on Thursday 12th May 1796 and 11 ran from an initial entry of 45. The winner won £1,470, the equivalent of £1,630,000 today.

THE DERBY 1796

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 DIDELOT J.Arnull Sir F Standish
2 STICKLER ----- Mr Hallett
3 LEVIATHAN ----- Duke of Bedford
4 LITTLE DEVIL ----- Mr Smith
Also

COLT BY KING FERGUS

----- Duke of Queensberry
Also HANGER ----- Mr Bullock
Also COLT BY MERCURY ----- Lord Egremont
Also COLT BY VOLUNTEER ----- Sir H.V.Tempest
Also MR TEAZLE ----- Sir F.Standish
Also ARTHUR ----- Mr Hammond
Also COLT BY DUNGANNON ----- Mr Lade
11/8 Mr Teazle
9/2 Leviathan
7/1 Stickler