This was run on Wednesday 5th June 1935 and the winner was bred by HH Aga Khan III and trained by Frank Butters at Newmarket. There were 16 runners from an initial entry of 292. The winner won by 2 lengths with 1/2 length between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 36 secs. The winner won a first prize of £9,216, the equivalent of £1,440,000 today.

THE DERBY 1935

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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 4 minute 29 second clip of the Derby. http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-1935/query/epsom+derby

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 BAHRAM Freddie Fox HH Aga Khan III
2 ROBIN GOODFELLOW Tommy Weston Sir Abe Bailey
3 FIELD TRIAL Robert (Bobby) Dick Lord Astor
4 THEFT H.Wragg HH Aga Khan
Also FAIRHAVEN R.Perryman Lord Derby
Also SEA BEQUEST E.Smith Mr C.W.Gordon
Also HAIRAM G.Richards HH Aga Khan
Also ASSIGNATION S.Donoghue Mrs C.Glorney
Also FAIRBAIRN C.Smirke Lt-Colonel Giles Loder
Also PEACEFUL WALTER D.Smith Mr A.E.Berry
Also SCREAMER A.Wragg Lord Glanely
Also JAPETUS F.Lane Sir Abe Bailey
Also PRY II M.Beary Mr H.W.W.Simms
Also BARBERRY S.Smith Mr E.T.Thornton-Smith
Also ST BOTOLPH H.Beasley Mr F.W.Dennis
Also FIRST SON R.A.Jones Mrs C.Evans

Tote (10p unit) Win 30p Places 16p 67p 21p

5/4 Bahram
5/1 Hairan
9/1 Field Trial
100/8 Sea Bequest
100/8 Theft
100/6 Assignation
25/1 Japetus
25/1 Fairhaven
25/1 First Son
40/1 Fairbairn
50/1 Robin Goodfellow
50/1 Screamer
50/1 Pry II
100/1 Peaceful Walter
200/1 St Botolph
200/1 Barberry
  Over-Round 114%
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