This was run on Wednesday 6th June 1934 and the winner was bred by Mr Dan Sullivan and trained by Marcus Marsh at Lambourn. There were 19 runners from an initial entry of 309. The winner won by a length with a neck between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 34 secs. The winner won a first prize of £8,852, the equivalent of £1,450,000 today.

THE DERBY 1934

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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 6 minute 1 second clip of the Derby. http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-1934/query/derby+1934

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 WINDSOR LAD Charlie Smirke HH Maharaja of Rajpipla
2 EASTON Gordon Richards Lord Woolavington
3 COLOMBO W. (Rae) Johnstone Lord Glanely
4 TIBERIUS G.Nicoll Sir Abe Bailey
Also ALISHAH R.Perryman HH Aga Khan
Also VALERIUS R.A.Jones Sir Abe Bailey
Also PRIMERO C.Ray Mr W.Barnett
Also ADMIRAL DRAKE E.C.Elliott Monsieur L.Volterra
Also MEDIEVAL KNIGHT S.Donoghue Mr J.A.Dewar
Also BADRUDDIN F.Fox HH Aga Khan
Also UMIDWAR H.Wragg HH Aga Khan
Also ON TOP J.Caldwell Mr V.P.Misa
Also BARON MUNCHAUSEN C.Richards Mr G.A.Monkhouse
Also RATHMORE M.Beary Major V.H.Parr
Also FLEETFOOT W.Wells Mrs W.Raphael
Also HORNSEY RISE J.Taylor Mr W.Raphael
Also PATRIOT KING G.Bezant Mr J.A.de Rothschild
Also PRIDE OF THE CHILTERNS F.Herbert Mr H.S.Lester
Also BONDSMAN J.Childs Mr W.Woodward

Tote (10p unit) Win 82p Places 20p 23p 25p

11/8 Colombo
7/1 Umidwar
15/2 Windsor Lad
100/9 Easton
18/1 Tiberius
25/1 Admiral Drake
25/1 Medieval Knight
30/1 Alishah
33/1 Valerius
33/1 Badruddin
33/1 Primero
40/1 Bondsman
66/1 On Top
66/1 Rathmore
100/1 Pride of the Chilterns
100/1 Hornsey Rise
100/1 Fleetfoot
100/1 Baron Munchausen
100/1 Patriot King
  Over-Round 113%
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