This was run on Wednesday 26th May 1886 and the winner was trained by John Porter at Kingsclere. There were 9 runners from an initial entry of 199. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 45.6 secs, with a good distance between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £4,700, the equivalent of £1,990,000 today.

THE DERBY 1886

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 ORMONDE Fred Archer Duke of Westminster
2 THE BARD C.Wood Mr Robert Peck
3 ST MIRIN Tom Cannon Mr Manton
4 BUTTON PARK G.Barrett Duke of Beaufort
Also ARIEL Wilton Duke of Beaufort
Also SCHERZO J.Osborne Lord Calthorpe
Also CORACLE F.Webb Duke of Westminster
Also GREY FRIARS J.Watts Lord Zetland
Also

CHELSEA

J.Goater Mr G.Lambert
4/9 Ormonde
7/2 The Bard
25/1 Grey Friars
40/1 Chelsea
40/1 St Mirin
1000/15 Scherzo
1000/15 Button Park
500/1 Ariel
500/1 Coracle
  Over-Round 103%