This was run on Wednesday 3rd June 1981 and the winner was bred by HH Aga Khan IV and trained by Sir Michael Stoute. There were 18 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 44.21 secs. The winner won by 10 lengths with 2 lengths between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £149,900, the equivalent of £687,000 today.


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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 8 second clip of the Derby.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SHERGAR Walter R.Swinburn HH Aga Khan
2 GLINT OF GOLD John Matthias Paul Mellon
4 SHOTGUN Lester Piggott  
5 CHURCH PARADE Willie Carson  
Also SHEER GRIT Joe Mercer  
Also SILVER SEASON Ernie Johnson  
Also RIBERETTO Pat Eddery  
Also SUNLEY BUILDS Philip Waldron  
Also KING'S GENERAL Brian Taylor  
Also SASS John Reid  
Also KRUG Bruce Raymond  
Also KALAGLOW Greville Starkey  
Also ROBELLINO Paul Cook  
Also GOLDEN BRIGADIER Paul Bradwell  
Also KIND OF HUSH Steve Cauthen  
Also AL NASR A Gilbert  


Bryn Crossley  
10/11 Shergar
7/1 Shotgun
11/1 Kalaglow
13/1 Glint of Gold
16/1 Al Nasr
22/1 Riberetto
25/1 Church Parade
25/1 Kind of Hush
28/1 Robellino
28/1 Sheer Grit
50/1 Scintillating Air
66/1 Krug
100/1 Silver Season
150/1 Golden Brigadier
150/1 King's General
200/1 Sunley Builds
500/1 Sass
1000/1 Waverley Hall
Over Round 112%