This was run on Wednesday 27th May 1903 and the winner was trained by G.Blackwell at Newmarket. There were 7 runners from an initial entry of 295. The winner won by 2 lengths, with 2 lengths between second and third. The winning time was 2 mins 42.8 secs. The winner won a first prize of £6,450, the equivalent of 2,180,000 today.

THE DERBY 1903

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 ROCK SAND D.Maher Sir J.Miller
2 VINICIUS C.Thompson Monsieur E.Blanc
3 FLOTSAM Halsey Sir Daniel Cooper
4 RABELAIS K.Cannon Mr Arthur James
Also

MEAD

H.Jones His Majesty The King
Also ACEFULL J.H.Martin Mr H B Duryea
Also CERISIER O.Madden Mr W Brodrick Cloete
4/6 Rock Sand
11/2 Vinicius
100/14 Flotsam
9/1 Mead
25/1 Rabelais
33/1 Acefull
100/1 Cerisier
  Over-Round 107%

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