This was run on Wednesday 25th May 1898 and the winner was bred by Mr James Larnach and trained by Richard Marsh at Newmarket. There were 18 runners from an initial entry of 276. The winner won by 3/4 length with a length and a half between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 47 secs. The winner won a first prize of £5,450, the equivalent of £1,970,000 today.

THE DERBY 1898

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 JEDDAH Otto Madden James Larnach
2 BATT Mornington Cannon Duke of Westminster
3 DUNLOP F.C.Pratt Mr W.Ward
4 DIEUDONNE J.Watts Duke of Devonshire
Also

WANTAGE

F.Black Duke of Portland
Also ARCHDUKE II K.Cannon Mr J.S.Curtis
Also CALVERLY Moreton Duke of Westminster
Also DISRAELI S.Loates Mr Wallace Johnstone
Also ELFIN C.Wood Mr P.Lorillard
Also HAWFINCH F.Finlay Mr Horatio Bottomley
Also HEIR MALE N.Robinson Sir M.Fitzgerald
Also PERTHSHIRE W.Bradford Mr T.R.Dewar
Also PHEON R.Colling Lord Ellesmere
Also SCHONBERG F.Rickaby Lord Stanley
Also THE WYVERN C.Loates Mr J.B.Leigh
Also CHERRY-HEART Fagan Mr H.T.Barclay
Also THE VIRGINIAN F.Allsopp Mr Russell
Also BRIDGEGROOM II T.Loates Mr A.Belmont
2/1 Disraeli
7/2 Dieudonne
9/1 Archduke II
10/1 Batt
20/1 Perthshire
1000/45 The Virginian
33/1 Heir Male
33/1 Wantage
40/1 The Wyvern
40/1 Hawfinch
50/1 Elfin
50/1 Bridegroom II
100/1 Pheon
100/1 Schonberg
100/1 Cherry-Heart
100/1 Dunlop
100/1 Jeddah
300/1 Calverly
  Over-Round 104%