This was run in 1962 and the winner was trained by M.V.O'Brien. There was a field of 26 runners. The winner won by 2 lengths with a winning time of 2 mins 37.3 secs, and there was 1/2 a length between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £34,786, the equivalent of £1,290,000 today.

THE DERBY 1962

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Can you provide a list of the other runners, jockeys, owners or betting?

The British Pathe website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 6 minute 5 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-derby-6/query/epsom+derby

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 LARKSPUR Neville Sellwood R.R.Guest
2 ARCOR R.Poindelet M.Marcel Boussac
3 LE CANTILIEN Yves Saint Martin Mm Leon Volterra
4 ESCORT    
5 SEBRING    
6 PRINCE D'AMOUR Scobie Breasley  
7 TRIBOROUGH    
8 RIVER CHANTER    
9 HIGH NOON    
10 SPARTAN GENERAL    
11 MIRALGO    
12 PAVOT    
Also ROMANCHERO Duncan Keith  
Also SONG OF PAN    
Also VALENTINE    
Also      
Also      
Also      
Last SILVER CLOUD    
Fell HETHERSETT Harry Carr  
Fell PINDARIC R.P.Elliott  
Fell CHANGING TIMES    
Fell ROMULUS    
Fell GROSS    
Fell PERSIAN FANTASY    
Fell

KING CANUTE

   
9/2 Hethersett
8/1 Le Cantilien
22/1 Larkspur
40/1 Arcor