This was run on Thursday 18th May 1809 and the winner was bred by the 3rd Duke of Grafton and trained by Robert Robson. There were 10 runners from an initial entry of 45. The winner won by a neck to claim a first prize of £1,443 15s, (The equivalent of £110,900 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator). The winner was a bay horse by Waxy out of Prunella.


(Note: The image shown below was taken from the Sporting Magazine of 1809)

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 POPE Tom Goodisson 3rd Duke of Grafton
2 WIZARD William Clift Mr C.Wilson
3 SALVATOR Sam Barnard Duke of Rutland
4 FAIR STAR W Wilkinson Sir Charles Bunbury
5 TRUSTY B Arnold Mr Wyndham
6 OSPRAY ----- 3rd Baron Foley
Also BREAK ----- Mr Lake
Also COCK ROBIN ----- Sir John Shelley
Also BOTLEYS ----- Sir J.Mawbey


----- Lord Lowther
8/11 Wizard
9/2 Fair Star
9/1 Salvator
10/1 Cock Robin
15/1 Osprey
20/1 Pope
25/1 Trusty
25/1 Blue Ruin
25/1 Break
100/1 Botleys