This was run on Thursday 18th May 1809 and the winner was bred by the 3rd Duke of Grafton and trained by Robert Robson. There were 10 runners from an initial entry of 45. The winner won by a neck to claim a first prize of £1,443 15s, the equivalent of £1,100,000 today.

THE DERBY 1809

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 POPE Tom Goodisson 3rd Duke of Grafton
2 WIZARD William Clift Mr C.Wilson
3 SALVATOR ----- Duke of Rutland
4 FAIR STAR ----- Sir Charles Bunbury
5 TRUSTY ----- Mr Wyndham
6 OSPRAY ----- 3rd Baron Foley
Also BREAK ----- Mr Lake
Also ROBIN ----- Sir John Shelley
Also BOTLEYS ----- Sir J.Mawbey
Also

BLUE RUIN

----- Lord Lowther
8/11 Wizard
9/2 Fair Star
10/1 Salvator
20/1 Pope