This was run on Thursday 21st May 1801 and 11 ran from an initial 31 subscribers. The winner won a first prize of £1,102 10s, the equivalent of £1,060,000 today. The winner was bred by Sir Charles Bunbury and trained by Jem Frost.

THE DERBY 1801

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 ELEANOR John Saunders Sir Charles Bunbury
2 BROWN COLT BY FIDGET ----- Mr Wyndham
3 REMNANT ----- Duke of Grafton
4 GAOLER ----- Mr Watson
Also

MATHEW

----- Lord Grosvenor
Also BELLEISLE ----- Sir W.Gerard
Also COLT BY SIR PETER TEAZLE ----- Lord Derby
Also BROTHER TO YOUNG SPEAR ----- Lord Clermont
Also CURB ----- Lord Donegall
Also PUGILIST ----- Mr Heming
Also HORNS ----- Mr Hoomes
5/4 Eleanor
7/2 Gaoler
7/1 Remnant
10/1 Brother to Spear
12/1 Belleisle