This was run on Wednesday 29th May 1963 and the winner was bred by Monsieur Francois Dupre and trained by Francois Mathet. There were 26 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 39.4 secs. The winner won by 6 lengths. The winner won a first prize of £35,338 10s, the equivalent of £1,270,000 today.


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Can you provide a list of the other owners?

The British Pathe website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 6 minute 31 second clip of the Derby.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 RELKO Yves Saint-Martin M.F.Dupre
2 MERCHANT VENTURER Greville Starkey Foster Robinson
3 RAGUSA Garnie Bougoure  
4 TARQOGAN Willie Snaith  
Also CORPORA Lester Piggott  
Also PORTOFINO Bill Rickaby  
Also HAPPY OMEN Frankie Durr  
Also COLISEUM Edward Hide  
Also DEEP GULF T P Glennon  
Also SINGER J Uttley  
Also FERN Scobie Breasley  
Also DUPLATION Jimmy Lindley  
Also IRON PEG W Harry Carr  
Also CREDO P.Matthews  
Also COUNT ALBANY F Palmer  
Also FINAL MOVE Bill Williamson  
Also NEVERLONE Duncan Keith  
Also AFRICAN DRUM Doug Smith  
Also DOUDANCE Joe Mercer  
Also HANASSI Bobby Elliott  
Also THE WILLIES Ron Hutchinson  
Also HYACINTHE Stan Clayton  
Also FAIR DECISION Wally Swinburn  
Also VAKIL-UL-MULK A Harrison  
Also HULABALOO E.Smith  
5/1 Relko
6/1 Duplation
8/1 Fighting Ship
100/8 Corpora
100/7 Final Move
100/6 Fern
100/6 Happy Omen
100/6 Portofino
18/1 Merchant Venturer
25/1 Ragusa
28/1 African Drum
30/1 Iron Peg
33/1 Deep Gulf
50/1 Doudance
50/1 Neverlone
66/1 Credo
66/1 Fair Decision
66/1 The Willies
100/1 Coliseum
100/1 Count Albany
100/1 Hanassi
100/1 Hullabaloo
100/1 Hyacinthe
100/1 Singer
100/1 Tarqogan
100/1 Vakil-ul-Mulk
Over Round 107%