This was run on Wednesday 27th May 1891 and the winner was trained by John Porter at Kingsclere. There were 11 runners from an initial entry of 203. The winner won by 2 lengths and the winning time was 2 mins 56.8 secs. The winner won £5,510, the equivalent of £2,230,000 today.

THE DERBY 1891

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 COMMON G.Barrett Sir F Johnstone
2 GOUVERNEUR J.Woodburn Monsieur E.Blanc
3 MARTENHURST Fagan Sir James Duke
4 CUTTLESTONE Weldon Lord Bradford
Also THE DEEMSTER J.Watts Mr J.B.Leigh
Also PETER FLOWER Rickaby Lord Durham
Also OLD BOOTS M.Cannon Colonel North
Also SIMONIAN F.Barrett Colonel North
Also ORION F.Webb Duke of Westminster
Also FITZ SIMON J.Osborne Mr Brydges Williams
Also

DORCAS

G.Chaloner Mr Daniel Cooper
10/11 Common
10/1 Dorcas
100/9 Gouverneur
12/1 Orion
100/6 The Deemster
20/1 Old Boots
25/1 Fitz Simon
1000/35 Simonian
33/1 Peter Flower
33/1 Cuttlestone
50/1 Martenhurst
  Over-Round 104%