This was run on Wednesday 3rd June 1896 and the winner was trained by R.Marsh at Newmarket. There were 11 runners from an initial entry of 276. The winner won by a neck with 4 lengths between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 42 secs. The winner won a first prize of £5,450, the equivalent of £2,030,000 today.

THE DERBY 1896

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 PERSIMMON J.Watts Prince of Wales
2 ST FRUSQUIN T.Loates Mr Leopold de Rothschild
3 EARWIG F.Allsopp Mr H.E.Beddington
4 TEUFEL F.Pratt Mr B.S.Straus
Also

GULISTAN

Calder Mr Leopold de Rothschild
Also BAY RONALD Bradford Mr L.Brassey
Also TAMARIND Grimshaw Mr L.Brassey
Also BRADWARDINE F.Rickaby Mr A.Calvert
Also SPOOK R.Colling Mr J.Wallace
Also TOUSSAINT Woodburn Mr E.Cassel
Also KNIGHT OF THE THISTLE M.Cannon Mr H.McCalmont
8/13 St Frusquin
5/1 Persimmon
100/9 Teufel
25/1 Bay Ronald
25/1 Knight of the Thistle
33/1 Gulistan
33/1 Earwig
40/1 Bradwardine
100/1 Spook
100/1 Toussaint
1000/1 Tamarind
  Over-Round 105%