This was run on Wednesday 29th May 1968 and the winner was bred by Mrs Alice Hedley Bell and trained by M.Vincent O'Brien. There were 13 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 38.7 secs. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths to claim a first prize of £58,525 10s, the equivalent of £1,540,000 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 1 minute 32 second clip of the Derby.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SIR IVOR L.Piggott Raymond R.Guest
2 CONNAUGHT Sandy Barclay  
3 MOUNT ATHOS Ron Hutchinson  
4 REMAND Joe Mercer  
Also SOCIETY Bill Williamson  
Also TORPID Greville Starkey  
Also ATOPOLIS Jimmy Lindley  
Also ROYAL ROCKET Frankie Durr  
Also MYRTUS Tony Murray  
Also FLORIANA Bill Rickaby  
Also LAUREATE Willie Carson  
Also BENROY Duncan Keith  


Paul Cook  
4/5 Sir Ivor
4/1 Remand
100/8 Laureate
100/9 Connaught
25/1 Torpid
45/1 Atopolis
45/1 Mount Athos
66/1 Royal Rocket
150/1 Benroy
150/1 Myrtus
200/1 First Rate Pirate
200/1 Floriana
Over Round 101%