This was run on Thursday 22nd May 1817 and the winner was bred by Mr John Payne and trained by Robert Robson. There were 13 runners from an initial entry of 56. The winner won by 1/2 a length to claim a first prize of £1,811 5s, (The equivalent of £147,500 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).


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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 AZOR Jem Robinson Mr John Payne
2 YOUNG WIZARD ----- Mr Wilson
Also SYLVANUS ----- Duke of Rutland
Also MANFRED ----- Mr Stephenson
Also PENDULUM ----- Mr Vansittart
Also THE STUDENT Frank Buckle** Mr Udney
Also BROTHER TO CRISPIN ----- Lord Darlington
Also BOROUGHMONGER ----- Mr Hallett
Also MERRYMAKER ----- Lord Stawell
Also GAZELLE ----- Mr Lake
Also ROLLER ----- Mr Lake
Also DOCTOR BUSBY ----- Mr Lake


----- Mr Forth
7/4 The Student    
4/1 Manfred    
8/1 Merrymaker    
10/1 Sylvanus    
12/1 Brother to Crispin    
12/1 Gazelle    
15/1 Roller    
50/1 Young Wizard    
50/1 Azor    
100/1 Waterloo    
100/1 Doctor Busby    
100/1 Boroughmonger    
100/1 Pendulum    
  Over-Round 107%    
**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.