This was run on Thursday 28th May 1818 and the winner was bred by Mr Thomas Thornhill and trained by W.Chifney. There were 16 runners from an initial entry of 56. The winner won by 3/4 length to claim a first prize of £1,890, (The equivalent of £154,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

THE DERBY 1818

SAM SR 2060

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SAM Sam Chifney Jnr Mr Thomas Thornhill
2 RABY William Peirse Lord Darlington
3 PRINCE PAUL Edwards Sir John Shelley
Also ROB ROY ----- Mr Crockford
Also AETHON ----- Mr Scaith
Also COLT BY WALTON ----- Duke of Rutland
Also WARSAW ----- Mr Watson
Also SLIM ----- Mr Vansittart
Also COLT BY SEYMOUR ----- Mr Lake
Also MOEONIDES ----- 4th Duke of Grafton
Also GUY MANNERING ----- Mr Calley
Also STREPHON ----- Mr Goddard
Also COLT BY WAXY ----- Lord Stawell
Also FITZCLODDY ----- Mr Payne
Also DICTATOR ----- Mr Blake
Also

CARACTACUS

----- Mr Morgan
11/5 Prince Paul
7/2 Sam
7/1 Fitzcloddy
10/1 Slim
17/1 Dictator
18/1 Moeonides
20/1 Guy Mannering
20/1 Colt By Waxy
I am grateful to Michael Church (Official Epsom Derby historian) for the rare photo shown above.

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