This was run on Thursday 9th May 1799 and 11 ran from an initial 33 subscribers. The winner won £1,155, the equivalent of £1,200,000 today.

THE DERBY 1799

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 ARCHDUKE J.Arnull Sir F Standish
2 GISLEBERT ----- Lord Egremont
3 EAGLE ----- Sir F.Standish
4 VIVALDI ----- Mr R.Heathcote
Also

EXPECTATION

----- Mr Cookson
Also KITE ----- Mr Wilson
Also VANDAL ----- Duke of Grafton
Also CANTERBURY ----- Lord Grosvenor
Also COLT BY SATELLITE ----- Mr Waller
Also DART ----- Lord Oxford
Also COLT BY SIR PETER TEAZLE ----- Mr Lake
Evens Eagle
7/2 Canterbury
8/1 Vivaldi
10/1 Kite
12/1 Archduke
17/1 Gislebert