This, so called New Derby Stakes, was run on Wednesday 18th June 1941 at Newmarket because of World War II, and the winner was bred by the Honourable Mrs Catherine MacDonald-Buchanan and trained by Fred Darling at Beckhampton. There were 20 runners from an initial entry of 65. The winner won by 1 1/2 lengths with 2 lengths between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 32 secs. The winner won a first prize of £4,473, (The equivalent of £214,700 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).


In the Official 3-Y-O Free Handicap Derby winner Owen Tudor was rated 4lbs higher than St Leger winner Sun Castle, 7lbs higher than Oaks winner Commotion, 8lbs higher than 2000 Guineas winner Lambert Simnel and 11lbs higher than 1000 Guineas winner Dancing Time. Based on their entire career performances, this site rates Owen Tudor 5lbs higher than Sun Castle, 9lbs higher than Commotion, 10lbs higher than Lambert Simnel, and 11lbs higher than Dancing Time.


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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 OWEN TUDOR William (Billy) Nevett Honorable Mrs MacDonald-Buchanan
2 MOROGORO Harry Wragg HH Senior Maharani Sahib of Kolhapur
3 FIROZE DIN Willie Stephenson Sir William Jury
4 DEVONIAN R.Perryman Lord Glanely
Also STARWORT J.Taylor Mrs A.James
Also ROYAL ACADEMY C.Richards Mr H.G.Blagrave
Also CAMPERDOWN T.Lowrey Sir Victor Sassoon
Also THOROUGHFARE S.Wragg Mrs Macdonald-Buchanan
Also MAZARIN T.Burns Mr R.C.Dawson
Also SELIM HASSAN M.Beary Mr W.U.Goodbody
Also VALDAVIAN F.Herbert Mr J.A.Hirst
Also ANNATOM A.Wragg Prince Aly Khan
Also CHATEAU LAROSE G.Bridgland Mr H.E.Morriss
Also SUN CASTLE P.Beasley Lord Portal
Also ORTHODOX D.Smith Mr J.V.Rank
Also PTOLEMY E.Smith Lord Rosebery
Also LAMBERT SIMNEL E.C.Elliott Duke of Westminster
Also SUNNY ISLAND T.H.Carey Duke of Westminster
Also FAIRY PRINCE F.Lane Mr F.T.Williams
Also CUERDLEY R.A.Jones Sir Richard Brooke

Tote (10p unit) Win £2.85p Places 77p 25p £5.82p

4/1 Lambert Simnel
11/2 Morogoro
6/1 Sun Castle
10/1 Chateau Larose
100/9 Devonian
100/8 Orthodox
100/8 Starwort
100/6 Thoroughfare
20/1 Ptolemy
20/1 Annatom
20/1 Fairy Prince
22/1 Cuerdley
25/1 Camperdown
25/1 Mazarin
25/1 Owen Tudor
40/1 Sunny Island
66/1 Selin Hassan
66/1 Valdavian
100/1 Firoze Din
100/1 Royal Academy
  Over-Round 127%
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