This was run on Thursday 30th May 1805 and 15 ran from an initial entry of 39. The winner won by a neck and a first prize of £1,338 15s, the equivalent of £1,100,000 today. The winner was bred by the 3rd Earl of Egremont and trained by Dixon Boyce.

THE DERBY 1805

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 CARDINAL BEAUFORT Dennis Fitzpatrick 3rd Earl of Egremont
2 PLANTAGENET F.Buckle Lord Grosvenor
3 GOTH ----- Lord Grosvenor
4 BASSANIO ----- Mr Biggs
Also LITTLE PETER ----- Lord Foley
Also IMPOSTER ----- 3rd Earl of Egremont
Also SWINLEY ----- General Gower
Also BARBAROSSA ----- HRH Prince of Wales
Also NEWMARKET ----- Mr Wilson
Also HONESTY ----- Mr Howorth
Also SIGISMUNDA ----- Mr Glover
Also FREEDOM ----- Mr Robert Jones
Also JUNIUS ----- Mr Robert Jones
Also COLT BY DUNGANNON ----- Mr Best
Also

FARMER

----- Mr Harris
7/4 Imposter
5/2 Plantagenet
9/1 Little Peter
9/1 Newmarket
9/1 Bassanio
20/1 Cardinal Beaufort