This was run on Wednesday 6th June 1962 and the winner was bred by Philip A Love Ltd and trained by M.Vincent 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 Raymond R.Guest
2 ARCOR Roger Poincelet M.Marcel Boussac
3 LE CANTILIEN Yves Saint Martin Mm Leon Volterra
4 ESCORT Joe Mercer  
5 SEBRING T P Glennon  
6 PRINCE D'AMOUR Scobie Breasley  
7 TRIBOROUGH Eph Smith  
8 RIVER CHANTER Jimmy Lindley  
9 HIGH NOON Edward Hide  
10 SPARTAN GENERAL G Ramshaw  
11 MIRALGO Bill Williamson  
12 PAVOT G Bougoure  
Also ROMANCHERO Duncan Keith  
Also SONG OF PAN T Masters  
Also VALENTINE Doug Smith  
Also TANNHILLS Bill Rickaby  
Also YOUNG LOCHINVAR Willie Snaith  
Also RIBOBO D Ryan  
Last SILVER CLOUD Ron Hutchinson  
Fell HETHERSETT Harry Carr  
Fell PINDARIC R.P.Elliott  
Fell CHANGING TIMES Tommy Gosling  
Fell ROMULUS Wally Swinburn  
Fell CROSSEN M Laurraun  
Fell PERSIAN FANTASY S Smith  
Fell

KING CANUTE

Geoff Lewis  
9/2 Hethersett
8/1 Le Cantilien
8/1 Miralgo
100/7 High Noon
100/7 Silver Cloud
100/6 Sebring
100/6 Pindaric
20/1 Valentine
20/1 Escort
22/1 Prince d'Amour
22/1 Crossen
22/1 Larkspur
22/1 River Chanter
28/1 Triborough
28/1 Young Lochinvar
40/1 Arcor
50/1 Romulus
100/1 Changing Times
100/1 Romancero
100/1 Ribobo
100/1 Spartan General
100/1 King Canute
100/1 Pavot
100/1 Persian Fantasy
100/1 Tannhills
100/1 Song of Pan
Over Round 149%