This was run on Wednesday 3rd June 1970 and the winner was bred by Mr Edward P Taylor and trained by M.Vincent O'Brien. There were 11 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 34.6 secs. The winner won by 2 1/2 lengths with 3 lengths back to the third. The winner won a first prize of £62,311, the equivalent of £1,360,000 today.


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Can you provide the names of any of the other owners?

The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 2 minute 21 second clip of the Derby.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 NIJINSKY L.Piggott C.W.Englehard
2 GYR Bill Williamson  
3 STINTINO Gerard Thiboeuf  
4 GREAT WALL Joe Mercer  
5 MEADOWVILLE Geoff Lewis  
6 THE SWELL Ron Hutchinson  
7 APPROVAL Greville Starkey  
8 LONG TILL Duncan Keith  
9 CRY BABY Sandy Barclay  
10 TAMBOURINE MAN Tony Murray  


Jimmy Lindley  
11/8 Nijinsky
100/30 Gyr
13/2 Approval
7/1 Stintino
22/1 Meadowville
33/1 Mon Plaisir
40/1 Cry Baby
50/1 The Swell
80/1 Great Wall
80/1 Long Till
200/1 Tambourine Man
Over Round 107%