This was run on Wednesday 4th June 1986 and the winner was bred by HH Aga Khan IV and trained by Sir Michael Stoute. There were 17 runners and the winning time was 2 mins 37.13 secs. The winner won a first prize of £239,260, the equivalent of £745,000 today. The winner won by 1/2 a length with 2 1/2 lengths between second and third. The winner was owned by HH Aga Khan.

THE DERBY 1986

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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 40 second clip of the Derby.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4ya2HPJpyI

Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 SHAHRASTANI W.R.Swinburn Sir Michael Stoute
2 DANCING BRAVE G.Starkey Guy Harwood
3 MASHKOUR Steve Cauthe Sir Henry Cecil
4 FARAWAY DANCER Willie Ryan Sir Henry Cecil
5 NISNAS Philip Waldron Paul Cole
6 FLASH OF STEEL Mick Kinane Dermot Weld
7 SIRK Philip Robinson Clive Brittain
8 SHARROOD Willie Carson Major Dick Hern
9 MR JOHN Tony Ives Liam Browne
10 ALLEZ MILORD Cash Asmussen Guy Harwood
11 NOMROOD Richard Quinn Paul Cole
12 JAREER Brian Rouse Sir Michael Stoute
13 THEN AGAIN Rae Guest Luca Cumani
14 BOLD ARRANGEMENT Chris McCarron Clive Brittain
15 AROKAR Yves Saint Martin Jacques de Chevigny
16 FIORAVANTI Christy Roche David O'Brien
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WISE COUNSELLOR

Pat Eddery Vincent O'Brien
2/1 Dancing Brave
11/2 Shahrastani
8/1 Allez Milord
12/1 Bold Arrangement
12/1 Mashkour
16/1 Wise Counsellor
16/1 Jareer
18/1 Arokar
20/1 Nomrood
25/1 Flash of Steel
25/1 Sharrood
33/1 Then Again
33/1 Faraway Dancer
33/1 Fioravanti
40/1 Nisnas
50/1 Sirk
50/1 Mr John
  Over-Round 122%