This was run on Thursday 18th May 1820 and the winner was trained by W.Chifney. There were 15 runners from an initial entry of 52. The winner won by 2 lengths to claim the first prize of £1,758 15s, the equivalent of £1,250,000 today.

THE DERBY 1820

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SAILOR S.Chifney Jnr Mr T Thornhill
2 ABJER F.Buckle Mr Udney
3 TIGER ----- Lord G.H.Cavendish
Also SELMA ----- Lord Warwick
Also PINDARRIE ----- Duke of Grafton
Also ARBUTUS ----- Mr Peirse
Also ANTI-GALLICAN ----- Lord Stawell
Also LOCKSLEY ----- Mr Wilson
Also THE DUKE ----- Mr Milnes
Also JOBSON ----- Mr Payne
Also GAMBLER ----- Mr Fox
Also COLT BY WAXY ----- Lord Jersey
Also COLT BY HAPHAZARD ----- Duke of Rutland
Also PRODIGIOUS ----- Mr Lake
Also

HOOPOE

----- Lord Rous
3/1 Pindarrie
7/2 Sailor
9/2 Selma
13/1 Anti-Gallican
15/1 Abjer
15/1 The Duke
18/1 Locksley
25/1 Arbutus