This was run on Wednesday 5th June 1929 and the winner was bred by Mr William Barnett and trained by Richard (Dick) C.Dawson at Whatcombe. There were 26 runners from an initial entry of 326. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths with 2 lengths between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 36.4 secs. The winner won a first prize of £11,965, the equivalent of £1,800,000 today.

THE DERBY 1929

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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 5 minute 46 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-1929/query/epsom+derby

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 TRIGO Joe Marshall William Barnett
2 WALTER GAY Freddie Fox Lord Woolavington
3 BRIENZ Robert (Bobby) A.Jones Mr S.Tattersall
4 HUNTER'S MOON T.Weston Lord Derby
Also

CRAGADOUR

H.Jelliss Lord Astor
Also CAVENDO J.Brennan Lord Astor
Also RATTLIN THE REEFER J.Childs Lord Woolavington
Also OSIRIS H.Leach Major J.S.Courtauld
Also ARISTOTLE F.Lane Lord Dewar
Also N.P.B. P.Donoghue Sir F.Eley
Also GRAND PRINCE G.Richards Lord Glanely
Also POSTERITY J.Taylor Mrs C.Glorney
Also REEDSMOUTH E.Gardner Lord Wyfold
Also LE VOLEUR M.Beary HH Aga Khan
Also BARBIZON H.Wragg Lord Londonderry
Also MR JINKS H.Beasley Major D.McCalmont
Also TOM PEARTREE J.Dines Mr H.E.Morriss
Also HORUS E.C.Elliott Sir L.Phillips
Also LEONARD J.Leach Duke of Portland
Also REFLECTOR R.Perryman Mr A.de Rothschild
Also GAY DAY S.Donoghue Sir Victor Sassoon
Also P.D.Q. P.Beasley Mr H.Gordon Selfridge
Also EN GARDE C.Ray Mr W.M.Singer
Also ROBERTO J.Thwaites Mr J.Tait
Also GOLDEN RAIN R.Dick Sir Mathew Wilson
Also KOPI F.Winter Mr S.B.Joel
5/1 Mr Jinks
15/2 Cragadour
10/1 Hunter's Moon
10/1 Gay Day
100/8 Kopi
100/8 Walter Gay
20/1 Le Voleur
25/1 Posterity
33/1 Trigo
33/1 Barbizon
33/1 Osiris
33/1 Rattlin The Reefer
33/1 En Garde
33/1 Reflector
33/1 Reedsmouth
40/1 Horus
40/1 Tom Peartree
50/1 N.P.B.
50/1 Brienz
50/1 Cavendo
66/1 Leonard
100/1 P.D.Q.
100/1 Roberto
100/1 Grand Prince
100/1 Aristotle
100/1 Golden Rain
  Over-Round 109%
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