This was run on Wednesday 5th June 1985 and the winner was bred by the 9th Baron Howard de Walden and trained by Henry Cecil. There were 14 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 36.23 secs. The winner won by 7 lengths with 4 lengths between second and third. The winner won a first prize of £204,160, the equivalent of £686,000 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 8 minute 24 second clip of the Derby.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SLIP ANCHOR Steve Cauthen 9th Baron Howard de Walden
2 LAW SOCIETY Pat Eddery  
3 DAMISTER Yves Saint-Martin  
4 SUPREME LEADER Phillip Robinson  


Cash Asmussen  
Also REACH T Quinn  
Also THEATRICAL Lester Piggott  
Also PHARDANTE Greville Starkey  
Also ROYAL HARMONY Michael Hills  
Also SNOW PLANT G Curran  
Also PETOSKI Willie Carson  
Also SEURAT E Legrix  
Also SHADEED Walter Swinburn  
Also MAIN REASON Philip Waldron  
9/4 Slip Anchor
7/2 Shadeeed
5/1 Law Society
10/1 Supreme Leader
10/1 Theatrical
14/1 Lanfranco
16/1 Damister
33/1 Petoski
33/1 Reach
33/1 Seurat
40/1 Phardante
40/1 Royal Harmony
100/1 Snow Plant
200/1 Main Reason
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