This was run on Wednesday 4th June 1958 and the winner was trained by J.Rogers in Ireland. There were 20 runners from an initial entry of 471. The winner won by 5 lengths with a length and a half between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 41.2 secs. The winner won a first prize of £20,036 10s, the equivalent of £915,000 today.

THE DERBY 1958

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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 2 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-11/query/epsom+derby

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 HARD RIDDEN C.Smirke Sir Victor Sassoon
2 PADDY'S POINT G.W.Robinson Mr F.N.Shane
3 NAGAMI J.Mercer Mrs A.Plesch
4 BAROCO II A.Breasley Mr R.Simpson
Also GUERSILLUS E.Hide Mr P.Bull
Also MINER'S LAMP W.Rickaby HM Queen Elizabeth II
Also ALBERTA BLUE J.Longden Mr G.Bell
Also NOELOR II M.Garcia Madame Volterra
Also CURRITO R.Poincelet Marquise du Vivier
Also AMERIGO E.Smith Lord Howard de Walden
Also MAHU G.Thiboeuf Nr R.B.Strassburger
Also BALD EAGLE W.H.Carr Mr H.F.Guggenheim
Also ARCTIC GITTELL D.Ryan Mr M.Kingsley
Also WALLABY II F.Palmer Baron G.de Waldner
Also ELISHA E.Mercer Sir G.Tennyson d'Eyncourt
Also TRIMMER S.Clayton Mr L.B.Holliday
Also ALBERTA PRIDE W.Swinburn Mr G.Bell
Also BOCCACCIO L.Piggott Sir V.Sassoon
Also CRYSTAL BAY J.Lindley Mr L.A.Hordern
Also MIDLANDER A.Rawlinson Mr S.Mercer

Tote (10p unit) Win £2.54p Places 84p £4.03p 60p

4/1 Wallaby II
7/1 Bald Eagle
7/1 Noelor II
9/1 Guersillus
10/1 Nagami
100/7 Amerigo
100/6 Miner's Lamp
18/1 Hard Ridden
18/1 Alberta Blue
20/1 Boccaccio
33/1 Currito
33/1 Mahu
40/1 Baroco II
50/1 Arctic Gittell
100/1 Midlander
100/1 Crystal Bay
100/1 Alberta Pride
100/1 Trimmer
100/1 Elisha
100/1 Nagami
  Over-Round 108%