This was the first occasion after the War when the Derby was run at Epsom on Wednesday 4th June 1919 and the winner was bred by Mr Richard Croker and trained by Frank Barling at Newmarket. There were 13 runners from an initial entry of 215. The winner won by 1/2 length with 2 lengths between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 35.8 secs. The winner won a first prize of £6,450, the equivalent of £921,000 today.

THE DERBY 1919

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The British Pathe website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 7 minute 34 second clip of the Derby.   http://www.britishpathe.com/video/victory-derby-aka-the-derby-victory-year-1919/query/derby+1919

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 GRAND PARADE Fred Templeman 1st Baron Glanely
2 BUCHAN Jack Brennan Major W.Astor
3 PAPER MONEY Steve Donoghue Sir Walter Gilbey
4 SIR DOUGLAS G.Hulme Admiral Sir H.Meux
Also

TANGIERS

E.Piper Sir W.Nelson
Also WHITE HEAT H.Jelliss Captain L.Montagu
Also ALL ALONE F.Fox Lady Torrington
Also MILTON G.Colling Mr C.Garland
Also DOMINION A.Smith Lord Glanely
Also THE PANTHER R.Cooper Sir A.Black
Also ROAMER J.Childs Mr J.A. de Rothschild
Also BAY OF NAPLES A.Whalley Mr F.Willey
Also CORIOLANUS B.Carslake Sir G.Murray
6/5 The Panther
7/1 Buchan
7/1 Paper Money
100/9 Dominion
20/1 Milton
25/1 All Alone
33/1 Grand Parade
40/1 Tangiers
50/1 Sir Douglas
50/1 Bay of Naples
50/1 Roamer
50/1 Coriolanus
100/1 White Heat
  Over-Round 102%

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