This was run on Wednesday 1st June 1859 and the winner was trained by G.Manning at Cannons Heath. There were 30 runners from an initial entry of 246. The winner won by 1/2 a length in 2 mins 59 secs, with a neck between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £5,400, the equivalent of £3,290,000 today.

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 MUSJID J.Wells Sir J Hawley
2 MARIONETTE S.Rogers Mr C.E.Johnstone
3 TRUMPETER A.Day Mr H.Hill
4 THE PROMISED LAND W.Day Mr W.Day
Also VOLCANO Ashmall Lord Chesterfield
Also GALLUS Cresswell Sir J.Hawley
Also GLENBUCK Hammond Captain Gray
Also TICKET OF LEAVE G.Oates Mr Towneley
Also HARLESTONE Charlton Mr G.Payne
Also BANKRUPT Aldcroft Mr T.Walker
Also SCHULOFF Pearl Mr Wentworth
Also MAGNUM Musgrove Baron Rothschild
Also PHANTOM Templeman Mr Nichols
Also ELECTRIC J.Goater Mr Barratt
Also POLONIUS T.Sherwood Mr Ford
Also ENFIELD E.Marlow Mr Hawkins
Also HIGHWAYMAN J.Mann Mr C.Capel
Also GASPARD W.Boyce Mr Parr
Also GAMESTER Withington Sir C.Monck
Also GLADIOLUS J.Snowden Mr Towneley
Also NIMROD Roe Mr Parker
Also REYNARD French Lord Dorchester
Also NEWCASTLE George Fordham Mr A.Worsley
Also BALNAMOON Kendall Mr W.L'Anson
Also DEFENDER L.Snowden Mr Saxon
Also RED EAGLE J.Osborne Mr J.Osborne
Also NAPOLEON Bumby Mr C.Peck
Also LORD OF THE MANOR Plumb Mr Merry
Also SIR HERCULES E.Sharp Mr J.Hawkins
Also

LOVETT

Bullock Mr Ferguson
9/4 Musjid
7/2 The Promised Land
4/1 Trumpeter
15/1 Balnamoon
15/1 Newcastle
20/1 Ticket of Leave
22/1 Marionette
25/1 Glenbuck
33/1 Gamester
40/1 Phantom
40/1 Electric
50/1 Defender
50/1 Volcano
1000/15 Harlestone
100/1 Red Eagle
100/1 Lovett
100/1 Gaspard
100/1 Schuloff
100/1 Reynard
100/1 Bankrupt
1000/8 Napoleon
200/1 Magnum
200/1 Lord of the Manor
300/1 Nimrod
300/1 Sir Hercules
300/1 Gladiolus
300/1 Highwayman
300/1 Enfield
300/1 Polonius
300/1 Gallus
  Over-Round 120%