This was run on Wednesday 27th May 1846 and the winner was bred by Colonel Bouverie and trained by John Day at Danebury. There were 27 runners from an initial entry of 193. The winner won by a neck in 2 mins 55 secs, with a length between second and third. The winner won £5,500, the equivalent of £3,780,000 today.

THE DERBY 1846

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 PYRRHUS THE FIRST Sam Day Mr John Gully
2 SIR TATTON SYKES William Scott Mr William Scott
3 BROCARDO Holmes General Shubrick
Also JOINVILLE Bumby Sir R.W.Bulkeley
Also TOM TULLOCH Nat Flatman Lord Maidstone
Also STING H.Bell Lord E.Russell
Also IAGO F.Butler Colonel Anson
Also FANCY BOY Templeman Mr Meiklan
Also COLT BY HETMANPLATOFF J.Chapple Sir Gilbert Heathcote
Also GRIMSTON T.Lye Mr A.Johnstone
Also BOLD ARCHER G.Edwards Mr J.Drake
Also GINGER Dufflo Lord Chesterfield
Also HUMDRUM R.Sly Sir J.Hawley
Also THE TRAVERSER Cartwright Mr O'Brien
Also WIDRED Mann Mr Drinkald
Also SPITHEAD Francis Mr E.Peel
Also COLT BY DON JOHN J.Robinson Mr Merry
Also COLT BY PHOENIX Marlow Mr Mostyn
Also THE CONJUROR E.Edwards Mr E.R.Clark
Also THE CROWN PRINCE W.Wakefield Mr Walls
Also CANTLEY Pettit Mr Gurney
Also MALCOLM Robertson Mr Ramsay
Also BLACKIE Whitehouse Lord Orford
Also TRAGICAL Crouch Count Batthyany
Also SIR EDMUND W.Balchin Mr Balchin
Also HOLLOWAY Bartholomew Mr T.Powell
Also

SOTADES

J.Marson Lord Eglinton
5/1 Fancy Boy
8/1 Pyrrhus The First
10/1 Tom Tulloch
10/1 Sting
10/1 The Conjuror
11/1 Humdrum
15/1 Colt by Don John
16/1 Crown Prince
16/1 Sir Tatton Sykes
25/1 Brocardo
40/1 Colt by Hetman Platoff
50/1 Colt by Phoenix
100/1 Spithead