This was run on Wednesday 25th May 1887 and the winner was bred by Mr J Crowther Harrison and trained by Martin Gurry at Newmarket. There were 11 runners from an initial entry of 190. The winner won by 4 lengths in 2 mins 43 secs, with 2 lengths between second and third.



The winner won a first prize of £4,525, (The equivalent of £565,600 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 MERRY HAMPTON John Watts Mr Abington (Mr George Baird)
2 THE BARON Tom Cannon Mr Fern
3 MARTLEY F.Barrett Mr F.Douglas
4 AINTREE F.Webb Mr J.Hammond
Also GRANDISON G.Barrett Lord Ellesmere
Also BLANCHLAND E.Martin Lord Falmouth
Also EIRIDSPORD Fagan Mr Manton
Also SAVILE Robinson Duke of Westminster
Also PORCELAIN Bruckshaw Mr C.Perkins
Also COLT BY DONCASTER J.Osborne Mr C.J.Merry


J.Goater Mr C.J.Lefevre
4/5 The Baron
100/14 Eiridspord
10/1 Martley
100/9 Merry Hampton
100/8 Aintree
1000/45 Blanchland
50/1 Grandison
50/1 Porcelain
100/1 Savile
200/1 Consolide
200/1 Colt by Doncaster
  Over-Round 105%