This was run on Wednesday 27th May 1936 and the winner was trained by Frank Butters at Newmarket. There were 22 runners from an initial entry of 287. The winner won by 3 lengths with 3/4 length between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 33.8 secs. The winner won a first prize of £9,934 5s, the equivalent of £1,530,000 today.

THE DERBY 1936

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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 36 second clip of the Derby. http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-1936/query/epsom+derby

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 MAHMOUD Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan
2 TAJ AKBAR G.Richards HH Aga Khan
3 THANKERTON T.Burns Mrs J.Shand
4 PAY UP R.Dick Lord Astor
Also HIS GRACE H.Wragg Lord Carnarvon
Also SQUADRON CASTLE J.Dines Mrs W.P.Ahern
Also MENDICANT FRIAR T.Weston Sir Abe Bailey
Also BARRYSTAR J.Marshall Mr F.W.Shenstone
Also COUVERT M.Beary Mr H.G.Blagrave
Also ABJER E.C.Elliott Monsieur M.Boussac
Also NOBLE KING R.Perryman Sir A.Butt
Also WALVIS BAY T.Lowrey Major J.S.Courtauld
Also MAGNET B.Carslake Lord Hirst
Also RAEBURN J.Sirett Mr S.D.Hollingworth
Also BALA HISSAR R.A.Jones HH Aga Khan
Also HAULFRYN F.Lane Mr F.C.Minoprio
Also CARIOCA A.Wragg HH Maharaja of Rajpipla
Also SPINALOT H.Jelliss Mr J.Ramsden
Also MIDSTREAM F.Fox Mr A.de Rothschild
Also FEARLESS FOX E.Smith Mr A.G.Smith
Also BEL AETHEL S.Donoghue Duke of Norfolk
Also BOSWELL P.Beasley Mr William Woodward

Tote (10p unit) Win £1.25p Places 41p 35p 52p

5/1 Pay Up
6/1 Taj Akbar
9/1 Noble King
9/1 Boswell
100/8 Abjer
100/8 Mahmoud
100/6 Bala Hissar
22/1 Carioca
28/1 Barrystar
28/1 His Grace
28/1 Midstream
33/1 Couvert
33/1 Thankerton
40/1 Magnet
40/1 Bel Aethel
40/1 Fearless Fox
45/1 Raeburn
66/1 Haulfryn
100/1 Spinalot
100/1 Mendicant Friar
100/1 Squadron Castle
100/1 Walvis Bay
  Over-Round 108%
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