This was run on Thursday 4th June 1829 and the winner was trained by J.Forth. There were 17 runners from 89 original subscribers. The winner won by a head and the first prize was £2,650, the equivalent of £1,930,000 today. Remarkably only 2 horses were placed.

THE DERBY 1829

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 FREDERICK J.Forth Mr W Gratwicke
2 THE EXQUISITE F.Buckle Junior Mr Forth
Also OATLANDS J.Robinson Mr Rush
Also PRINCE EUGENE P.Conolly Lord Sligo
Also

SPANIARD

W.Arnull Lord G.H.Cavendish
Also MORRIS-DANCER H.Edwards Lord Sefton
Also PATRON L.Dockeray Lord Exeter
Also LAPWING W.Wheatley Lord Egremont
Also ALINGTON Chapple Mr Hunter
Also COLT BY ORVILLE T.Goodisson Mr Payne
Also LEONARDO W.Scott Mr Allwood
Also MOHICAN S.Day Mr Greville
Also EBURY S.Chiffney Lord Grosvenor
Also CHIRON T.Lye Mr Stonehewer
Also LAZARUS A.Pavis Mr Young
Also AARON W.Macdonald Mr Begbie
Also CENTAUR A.Farrell Sir G.Heathcote
6/5 Patron
7/1 Oatlands
8/1 Ebury
12/1 Morris-Dancer
12/1 Spaniard
12/1 Lapwing
22/1 Colt by Orville
30/1 Prince Eugene
40/1 The Exquisite
40/1 Frederick