This was run on Wednesday 23rd May 1883 and the winner was trained by John Porter at Kinsclere. There were 11 runners from an initial entry of 215. The winner won by a neck in 2 mins 48.6 secs, with 1/2 a length between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £5,150, the equivalent of £2,200,000 today.

THE DERBY 1883

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 ST BLAISE C.Wood Sir F Johnstone
2 HIGHLAND CHIEF F.Webb Lord Ellesmere
3 GALLIARD Fred Archer Lord Falmouth
4 GOLDFIELD Tom Cannon Lord Cadogan
Also THE PRINCE J.Osborne Mr Adrian
Also SPLENDOR J.Snowden Mr G.G.Stead
Also BEAU BRUMMEL J.Watts Lord Hastings
Also LADISLAS George Fordham Mr Lefevre
Also LAOCOON J.Goater Lord Bradford
Also SIGMOPHONE S.Loates Mr T.Cannon
Also

BON JOUR

C.Loates Mr Lefevre
100/30 Galliard
5/1 Goldfield
11/2 St Blaise
11/2 The Prince
11/2 Ladislas
100/6 Highland Chief
25/1 Splendor
40/1 Laocoon
100/1 Sigmophone
200/1 Bon Jour
300/1 Beau Brummel
  Over-Round 99%!!!!