This was run in 1978 and the winner was trained by John Dunlop. There were 25 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 35.3 secs. The winner won a first prize of £98,410, the equivalent of £708,000 today.

THE DERBY 1978

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Can you provide a list of the other runners, jockeys, owners or betting?

The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 2 minute 53 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqNuk3nxCao

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SHIRLEY HEIGHTS G.Starkey Lord Halifax
2 HAWAIIAN SOUND Wille Shoemaker  
3 REMAINDER MAN Tony Ives  
4 PYJAMA HUNT    
5 OBRATOSOVY    
6 WHITSTEAD    
7 JULIO MARINER    
8 ROLANDS GARDEN    
9 FORMIDABLE    
10 GOBLIN    
11 ORANGE MARMALADE    
Also SON FILS    
Also TOM STRAUSS    
Also ADMIRALS LAUNCH    
Also COMACHO    
Also HILLS YANKEE    
Also EXDIRECTORY    
Also WARISS    
Also GRACIOUS    
Also INKERMAN    
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8/1 Shirley Heights