This was run on Thursday 18th May 1809 and the winner was trained by P.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 T.Goodisson Duke of Grafton
2 WIZARD W.Clift Mr C.Wilson
3 SALVATOR ----- Duke of Rutland
4 FAIR STAR ----- Sir Charles Bunbury
5 TRUSTY ----- Mr Wyndham
6 OSPRAY ----- Lord Foley
Also BREAK ----- Mr Lake
Also ROBIN ----- Sir J.Shelley
Also BOTLEYS ----- Sir J.Mawbey
Also

BLUE RUIN

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