This, so called New Derby Stakes, was run on Saturday 19th June 1943 at Newmarket because of World War II, and the winner was trained by W.Nightingall at Epsom. There were 23 runners from an initial entry of 72. The winner won by a head with 1/2 a length between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 30.4 secs. The winner won a first prize of £4,388, the equivalent of £491,000 today.

THE DERBY 1943

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 STRAIGHT DEAL T.H.Carey Miss Dorothy Paget
2 UMIDDAD E.C.Elliott HH Aga Khan
3 NASRULLAH G.Richards HH Aga Khan
4 PERSIAN GULF G.Bridgland Lady Zia Wernher
Also KINGSWAY S.Wragg Mr A.E.Saunders
Also MERCHANT NAVY W.Nevett Mr A.Hedley
Also PINK FLOWER T.Lowrey Captain A.Gillson
Also HERALD D.Smith Mr William Woodward
Also FLIGHT COMMANDER A.Wragg Sir H.Cunliffe-Owen
Also WAY IN C.Richards Lord Astor
Also HIGH CHANCELLOR E.Smith Lt-Colonel B.Hornung
Also BRUSH OFF P.Evans Mr J.S.Barrington
Also TIPPET E.Gardner Mr H.G.Blagrave
Also ANUBIS II F.Payne Mr C.Wade
Also BAMAN A.Burns HH Aga Khan
Also FIRST EDITION J.Marshall Sir M.McAlpine
Also RUNWAY J.Taylor Mr R.F.Watson
Also VICTORY TORCH M.Beary Duke of Norfolk
Also WANSFORD K.Mullins Mr J.Olding
Also WHIRLAWAY R.A.Jones Mr J.Olding
Also HARROWAY W.Stephenson Mr A.J.Redman
Also DEIMOS P.Gomez Lord Sefton
Also BOOBY TRAP H.Wragg Lord Derby

Tote (10p unit) Win £1.71p Places 53p 51p 40p

6/1 Way In
13/2 High Chancellor
7/1 Merchant Navy
8/1 Kingsway
17/2 Pink Flower
9/1 Nasrullah
100/8 Uniddad
100/6 Straight Deal
18/1 Flight Commander
28/1 Booby Trap
50/1 Runway
50/1 Persian Gulf
66/1 Tippet
66/1 Herald
100/1 Deimos
100/1 Harroway
100/1 Whirlaway
100/1 Wansford
100/1 Victory Torch
100/1 First Edition
100/1 Baman
100/1 Anubis II
100/1 Brush Off
  Over-Round 110%
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