This was run on Wednesday 4th June 1980 and the winner was bred by Mrs Jack G Jones and trained by Major Dick Hern. There were 24 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 34.77 secs. The winner won by 3/4 length with 1 1/2 lengths between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £166,820, the equivalent of £863,000 today.

THE DERBY 1980

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Can you provide a list of the other owners?

The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 3 minute 45 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xltfEwCVMs

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 HENBIT Willie Carson Mme A Plesch
2 MASTER WILLIE Philip Waldron  
3 RANKIN Greville Starkey  
4 PELERIN Pat Eddery  
5 GARRIDO Philip Paquet  
6 HELLO GORGEOUS Joe Mercer  
7 JULIUS CAESAR Paul Cook  
Also NIKOLI Christie Roche  
Also STAR WAY Yves Saint-Martin  
Also WATER MILL Tony Murray  
Also MOOMBA MASQUERADE Geoff Baxter  
Also TYRNAVOS Edward Hide  
Also SAINT JONATHON Steve Cauthen  
Also MONTEVERDI Lester Piggott  
Also PRINCE SPRUCE John Matthias  
Also BOZOVICI Brian Taylor  
Also BRAUGHING J Lynch  
Also BLAST OFF M Philipperon  
Also NOBLE SHAMUS G McGrath  
Also RIBO CHARTER T Carberry  
Also RUNNING MILL A Kimberley  
Also PIMPONT G Doleuze  
Also MARCELLO Brian Rouse  
Also

MAJESTIC STAR

John Reid  
4/1 Nikoli
7/1 Henbit
8/1 Monteverdi
9/1 Hello Gorgeous
9/1 Tyrnavos
14/1 Rankin
14/1 Water Mill
18/1 Pelerin
22/1 Master Willie
25/1 Star Way
28/1 Garrido
33/1 Bozovici
33/1 Majestic Star
33/1 Saint Jonathon
40/1 Mooba Masquerade
40/1 Pimpont
50/1 Julius Caesar
66/1 Blast Off
100/1 Noble Shamus
100/1 Ribo Charter
100/1 Running Mill
200/1 Braughing
200/1 Marcello
200/1 Prince Spruce
Over Round 118%