This was run in 1977 and the winner was trained by M.V.O'Brien. There were 22 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 36.44 secs. The winner won a first prize of £107,530, the equivalent of £873,000 today.

THE DERBY 1977

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The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 3 minute 42 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMu7-wL4YMg

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 THE MINSTREL Lester Piggott Robert Sangster
2 HOT GROVE Willie Carson  
3 BLUSHING GROOM    
4 MONSEIGNEUR    
5 NEBIOLO    
6 MILLION DOLLAR MAN    
Also LUCKY SOVEREIGN    
Also CAPORELLO    
Also BEAUDELAIRE    
Also BE MY GUEST    
Also ROYAL PLUME    
Also GAIRLOCH    
Also MR MUSIC MAN    
Also NOBLE VENTURE    
Also BELINSKY    
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NIGHT BEFORE

Pat Eddery  
   
   
   
   
   
5/1 The Minstrel