This was run on Wednesday 28th May 1952 and the winner was bred by Primce Aly Khan and trained by Marcus Marsh at Newmarket. There were 33 runners from an initial entry of 483. The winner won by 3/4 length with a length between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 36.4 secs. The winner won a first prize of £20,487, the equivalent of £1,280,000 today.

THE DERBY 1952

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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 3 minute 15 second clip of the Derby. http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-west-end-special/query/epsom+derby

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 TULYAR Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan III
2 GAY TIME Lester Piggott Mrs J. V.Rank
3 FAUBOURG II Jacko Doyasbere Monsieur Francois Dupre
4 BOB MAJOR William (Bill) Rickaby Lord Rosebery
Also REGO M.Lynn Mr B.A.Abbott
Also BOLD BUCCANEER Willie Snaith Mr R.S.Belasco
Also HASTY PRINCE E.Smith Mr C.W.Bell
Also MARSYAD W.Johnstone Monsieur Marcel Boussac
Also ARGUR C.Elliott Monsieur Marcel Boussac
Also H.V.C. A.P.Taylor Mrs H.V.Cozens
Also KARA TEPE E.Mercer Mr F.G.Robinson
Also THUNDERHEAD II E.Fordyce Mr M.E.Constant
Also SILNET R.Poincelet Mr P.Duboscq
Also LA VARENDE C.Maire Baron de Zuylen de Nyevelt
Also SHAHCRENDA P.Evans Mr I.Guise
Also NEATH S.Clayton Major L.B.Holliday
Also SILVER WRAITH J.Sime Lord Howard de Walden
Also SERPENYOE G.Younger Lady Irwin
Also ARARAT II F.Palmer Mr L.L.Lawrence
Also SPEECHMAKER F.Barlow Major D.McCalmont
Also SUMMER RAIN D.Smith Lord Milford
Also CAERLAVEROCK F.Durr Duke of Norfolk
Also CHAVEY DOWN W.H.Carr Mr R.W.Sharples
Also POSTMAN'S PATH C.Spares Mr E.C.R.Sheffield
Also MERRY MINSTREL P.Mather Mr H.J.Simms
Also TRIM CURRY H.Packham Sir Bracewell Smith
Also TORCROSS W.Nevett Mrs R.Straker
Also WORDEN II M.Lollierou Mr R.B.Strassburger
Also KHOR-MOUSA K.Gethin Mr S.T.Tate
Also INDIAN HEMP J.Marshall Mr G.M.Bell
Also NICK LA ROCCA E.Britt Mr F.T.Williams
Also MONARCH MORE G.Richards Captain A.S.Wills
Also FIERY TORCH G.Littlewood Mr R.S.Clark

Tote (10p unit) Win 72p Places 29p 55p 87p

11/2 Tulyar
7/1 Silnet
100/9 Thunderhead II
100/7 Worden II
100/6 Faubourg II
20/1 Indian Hemp
22/1 Postman's Path
22/1 Marsyad
22/1 Torcross
25/1 Gay Time
25/1 Monarch More
25/1 Bob Major
33/1 Ararat II
33/1 La Varende
40/1 Chavey Down
40/1 H.V.C.
50/1 Kara Tepe
50/1 Speechmaker
50/1 Summer Rain
50/1 Khor-Mousa
66/1 Rego
100/1 Nick La Rocca
100/1 Fiery Torch
100/1 Merry Minstrel
100/1 Trim Curry
100/1 Caerlaverock
100/1 Serpenyoe
100/1 Silver Wraith
100/1 Neath
100/1 Shahcrenda
100/1 Argur
100/1 Bold Buccaneer
100/1 Hasty Prince
  Over-Round 112%
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