This was run on Thursday 31st May 1827 and the winner was trained by Edwards. There were 23 runners from an initial entry of 89. The winner won by 2 lengths for a first prize of £2,800, the equivalent of £2,030,000 today.

THE DERBY 1827

In relative terms this was the richest Derby to date and, except for the next 2 years, was to be the start of a steady increase in the value and prestige of the race culminating in a value of over £4 million by 1849.

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 MARMELUKE J.Robinson Lord Jersey
2 GLENARTNEY H.Edwards Lord Jersey
3 EDMUND W.Scott Mr Yates
Also RAPID RHONE W.Arnull Lord G.H.Cavendish
Also TAMWORTH Spring Mr Yates
Also GABERLUNZIE S.Dockeray Lord Egremont
Also PONTIFF F.Boyce Mr Haffenden
Also BACHELOR Morgan Mr Payne
Also GAMELIUS S.Day Mr Gauntlett
Also GRAMPUS F.Buckle Jnr. Lord Egremont
Also RODERICK J.Day Duke of Grafton
Also INTRUDER Forth Mr Forth
Also DEFENCE W.Wheatley Mr I.Sadler
Also TRUMPETER T.Goodisson Mr Haffenden
Also SPONDEE Macdonald Mr Forth
Also RAYMOND Whitehouse Mr L.Charlton
Also FAIRLAWN S.Darling Captain Locke
Also COLT BY RAINBOW P.Conolly Mr Payne
Also CONRAD Chapple Captain Standen
Also COLT BY CAPTAIN CANDID S.Barnard Lord Exeter
Also TURCOMAN R.Boyce Duke of Grafton
Also WINDERMERE S.Chifney Mr R.Radclyffe
Also

SPARKLER

A.Farrell Mr Berkeley Bond
5/1 Glenartney
6/1 Windermere
7/1 Roderick
7/1 Defence
9/1 Marmeluke
10/1 Bar