This was run on Wednesday 31st May 1786 and 15 ran, although there were initially 29 subscribers. It was run over the last mile and a half and was worth £1,155 (The equivalent of £172,400 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator). The winner was trained by Frank Neale. The winner was a bay horse by Highflyer out of Brim.



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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 NOBLE John White Mr Tommy Panton
2 METEOR Frank Buckle** Lord Grosvenor
3 CLARET ----- Sir H.Fetherston
4 BRAGANZA ----- HRH Prince of Wales


----- Lord Egremont
6 LITTLE HENRY ----- HRH Prince of Wales
Also COLT BY HIGHFLYER ----- Duke of Orleans
Also BALSAM ----- Lord Grosvenor
Also PRODIGAL ----- Mr Wyndham
Also YOUNG GIANT ----- Duke of Queensberry
Also MARK HO! ----- Lord Clermont
Also COLT BY VERTUMNUS ----- Colonel O'Kelly
Also SCOTA ----- Colonel O'Kelly
Also MACBEATH ----- Mr Douglas
Also BROTHER TO IMPERATOR ----- Duke of Rutland
2/1 Scota    
3/1 Meteor    
9/1 Prodigal    
19/1 Claret    
30/1 Noble    
40/1 Bar    

**NOTE that only the winning jockey was recorded in the Racing Calendar. However, Frank Buckle had his first public ride on 17th May 1783 and rode regularly for the 1st Earl of Grosvenor, Richard Grosvenor, until the death of the Earl on 6th August 1802, so on the balance of probability it is likely he partnered the Earl's Derby mounts. After his death Frank teamed up with trainer Robert Robson, who trained for the Dukes of Grafton, Sir Charles Bunbury and Colonel Mellish, but also took some mounts for the eldest son of the 1st Lord Grosvenor, also called Richard. Furthermore, reports after Frank's death in 1832 reported he also rode for Mr Udny, Mr Durand, Mr Cookson and Mr Wilson.

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