This was run on Wednesday 25th May 1966 and the winner was bred by the Someries Stud and trained by Gordon Smyth. There were 25 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 37.63 secs. The winner won by a nech with 5 lengths back to the third. The winner won a first prize of £74,489 10s, the equivalent of £2,190,000 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 4 minute 32 second clip of the Derby.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 CHARLOTTOWN A. (Scobie) Breasley Lady Zia Wernher
2 PRETENDRE Paul Cook  
3 BLACK PRINCE II Jimmy Lindley  
4 SODIUM Frankie Durr  
Also CRISP & EVEN G.Bougoure  
Also AMBERICOS Joe Mercer  
Also RIGHT NOBLE Lester Piggott  
Also ST PUCKLE Bill Rickaby  
Also ONE FOR YOU Geoff Lewis  
Also KHALEKAN D Lake  
Also HERMES Greville Starkey  
Also SPLICE THE MAINBRACE Ron Hutchinson  
Also RADBROOK Bill Williamson  
Also BORODINO Stan Clayton  
Also ALLENHEADS Edward Hide  
Also BERMONDSEY Russ Maddock  
Also NOUS ESPERONS Eric Eldin  
Also DREAM MAN Brian Taylor  
Also BAYLANX P Sullivan  
Also DREVNO Bruce Raymond  
Also MEHARI Doug Smith  
Also PERMIT George Cadwaladr  
Also RAKET Duncan Keith  
Also GREY MOSS L Ward  
9/2 Pretendre
9/2 Right Noble
5/1 Charlottown
8/1 Grey Moss
100/8 Hermes
13/1 Sodium
18/1 Ambericos
20/1 Black Prince
20/1 Khalekan
33/1 Mehari
33/1 Northern Union
40/1 St Puckle
50/1 Allenhead
50/1 Radbrook
50/1 Raket

Crisp & Even

66/1 Splice the Mainbrace
66/1 Bermondsey
100/1 Baylanx
100/1 Borodino
100/1 Dream Man
100/1 Drevno
100/1 Nous Esperons
100/1 One For You
100/1 Permit
Over Round 121%