This was run on Thursday 30th May 1816 and there were 11 runners from an initial entry of 51. The winner won by 1/2 a length to claim the first prize of £1,635 15s, the equivalent of £1,140,000 today. The winner was bred by HRH the Duke of York and trained by William Butler.

THE DERBY 1816

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 PRINCE LEOPOLD William Wheatley Mr Warwick Lake
2 NECTAR Frank Buckle Lord Cavendish
3 PANDOUR William Arnull Lord Stawell
Also COLT BY SELIM ----- 3rd Earl Foley
Also ALIEN ----- 4th Duke of Grafton
Also JOHN OF PARIS ----- Mr Blake
Also EXPECTATION ----- Mr Blake
Also SOVEREIGN ----- Mr Terrel
Also COLT BY STAVELY ----- Mr Duncombe
Also BACCHUS ----- Mr Scaith
Also

SKIM

----- Mr Wyndham
10/6 Nectar
7/4 Skim
7/1 Alien
16/1 John of Paris
16/1 Pandour
20/1 Prince Leopold
100/1 Colt by Stavely
100/1 Sovereign
100/1 Expectation
100/1 Colt by Selim
  Over-Round 107%