This, so called 'New Derby Stakes', was run on Tuesday 15th June 1915 at Newmarket and the winner was bred by Mr Soloman Barnato Joel and trained by Charles Peck at Newmarket. There were 17 runners from an initial entry of 18. The winner won by 2 lengths with 3 lengths between second and third. The winners time was 2 minutes 32.6 secs.



The winner won a first prize of £2,400, (The equivalent of £234,500 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 POMMERN Steve Donoghue Mr Solly Barnato Joel
2 LET FLY J.Childs Colonel Hall Walker
3 ROSSENDALE J.Clark Sir John Thursby
4 ACHTOI C.Trigg Mr Mortimer Singer


C.Foy Mr A.E.Barton
Also DANGER ROCK A.Whalley Mr August Belmont
Also FLORIMONDE H.Jelliss Monsieur E.Blanc
Also LE MELIOR G.Stern Monsieur E.Blanc
Also THE VIZIER F.Bullock Lord Carnarvon
Also GADABOUT F.O'Neill Sir E.Cassel
Also CHICKAMAUGWA M.MacGee Mr H.B.Duryea
Also SUNFIRE W.Huxley Mr J.B.Joel
Also APOTHECARY R.Cooper Mr Rothschild
Also RUSHFORD M.Wing Mr E.Tanner
Also THE REVENGE E.Piper Mr W.J.Tatem
Also FOLLOW UP E.Huxley Colonel Hall Walker
Also KING PRIAM C.Heckford Mr G.H.Williamson
11/10 fav Pommern
10/1 Danger Rock
10/1 Let Fly
100/7 The Vizier
100/6 My Ronald
20/1 Gadabout
20/1 Sunfire
20/1 Le Melior
20/1 King Priam
20/1 Chickamaugwa
33/1 Achtoi
40/1 Rossendale
50/1 The Revenge
100/1 Rusford
100/1 Follow Up
100/1 Apothecary
100/1 Florimonde
  Over-Round 115%
I am grateful to Andy Thrower for the very rare War Time Derby Racecard held at Newmarket. Note the message about the War written by the racegoer and former owner of the card.