This was run on Thursday 28th May 1818 and the winner was 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 £1,360,000 today.

THE DERBY 1818

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SAM S.Chifney Jnr Mr T Thornhill
2 RABY W.Peirse Lord Darlington
3 PRINCE PAUL Edwards Sir J.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 ----- 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