This was run on Wednesday 31st May 1922 and the winner was bred by the 1st Baron Woolavington and trained by Fred Darling at Beckhampton. There were 30 runners from an initial entry of 361. The winner won by 4 lengths with 3 lengths between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 34.6 secs. The winner won a first prize of £10,625, (The equivalent of £574,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator)


The British Pathe website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 34 second clip of the Derby.


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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 CAPTAIN CUTTLE Steve Donoghue 1st Baron Woolavington
2 TAMAR Frank Bullock Lord Astor
3 CRAIGANGOWER Michael Beary Mr Barclay Walker
4 ST LOUIS G.Archibald Lord Queenborough


H.Jelliss Mr H.Salvin
Also VILLARS G.Bellhouse Mr W.Raphael
Also SCAMP F.Lane Lord Jersey
Also RE-ECHO E.Gardner Sir E.Paget
Also PONDOLAND F.O'Neill Mr S.B.Joel
Also BUCKS HUSSAR J.Childs Mr D Fraser
Also GREAT STAR V.Smyth Lord Glanely
Also NORTH END H.Wragg Mr F.Bibby
Also SATELLES E.C.Elliott Sir G.Bullough
Also JACQUOT H.Blades Mr A.W.Gordon
Also GALWAY PRINCE W.Smyth Mr G.Barclay
Also PSYCHOLOGY H.Beasley Captain F.Forrester
Also LORD BILBERRY J.Leach Mr H.C.Sutton
Also DILIGENCE M.MacGee Lord Lonsdale
Also BAYDON J.Thwaites Lord Wavertree
Also DRY TOAST B.Carslake Mr J.P.Arkwright
Also IRISH BATTLE F.Fox Sir P.Mostyn
Also LORD OF BURGHLEY A.Whalley Mr G.Barclay
Also NORSEMAN W,Griggs Mr James White
Also SILPHO M.Wing Major L.B.Holliday
Also SILVANUS E.Piper Lt-Colonel G.W.Parkinson
Also RUNG HO J.Ledson Lord Wavertree
Also DOCTOR QUILL H.Jones Lord Penrhyn
Also DOUBLE FIRST J.Patman Mr A.Lowry
Also LOFOX F.Winter Major J.B.Paget
Also MOYODE G.Smith Major A.Congreve
4/1 St Louis
11/2 Pondoland
10/1 Tamar
10/1 Captain Cuttle
100/9 Re-Echo
100/7 Psychology
20/1 North End
20/1 Craigangower
25/1 Bucks Hussar
33/1 Lord of Burghley
33/1 Scamp
33/1 Simon Pure
40/1 Dry Toast
40/1 Great Star
50/1 Villars
50/1 Diligence
66/1 Irish Battle
100/1 Moyode
100/1 Lofox
100/1 Double First
100/1 Doctor Quill
100/1 Rung Ho
100/1 Silvanus
100/1 Silpho
100/1 Norseman
100/1 Baydon
100/1 Satelles
100/1 Jacquot
100/1 Lord Bilberry
100/1 Galway Prince
  Over-Round 115%

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