This was run on Wednesday 5th June 1957 and the winner was bred by the Eve Stud Ltd and trained by Noel Murless at Newmarket. There were 22 runners from an initial entry of 414. The winner won by a length and a half, with a length between second and third. The winners time was 2 mins 35.4 secs. The winner won a first prize of £18,659 10s, (The equivalent of £427,700 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).


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The British Pathe website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 3 minute 56 second clip of the Derby.


Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 CREPELLO Lester Piggott Sir Victor Sassoon
2 BALLYMOSS Tommy Burns Mr J.McShane
3 PIPE OF PEACE A. (Scobie) Breasley Mrs S.Niarchos
4 TEMPEST W. (Bill) Rickaby Mrs E.Graham
Also ROYAUMONT J.Deforge Mrs G.Ohrstrom
Also MESSMATE E.Mercer Lord Milford
Also APOSTOL J.Doyasbere Monseur F.Dupre
Also ALBERGO J.Mercer Lord Astor
Also PRINCE TAJ J.Massard HH Aga Khan
Also DOUTELLE W.H.Carr HM Queen Elizabeth II
Also BRIOCHE Edward Hide Mr W.Humble
Also CHEVASTRID Jimmy Eddery Mr J.McGrath
Also PALOR Frankie Durr Mr R.A.L.Cohen
Also LIGHTEHRAN W.Snaith Mr T.H.Lawley
Also LONDON CRY D.Smith Mr R.F.Watson
Also MYSTIC PRINCE B.Swift Mr P.Winstone
Also ALCASTUS C.Smirke Mr C.W.Bell
Also HEDONIST K.Gethin Mr F.Sykes
Also BARRED ROCK D.Ryan Mr J.M.Abbot
Also EUDAEMON E.Britt Mr E.Foster
Also CHIPPENDALE W.Johnstone Mr P.Wertheimer
Also BOIS DE MIEL E.J.Cracknell Mr P.King
  Betting Tote (10p unit) Win 29p Places 18p 86p 37p
6/4 Crepello
10/1 Prince Taj
100/9 Royaumont
100/8 Pipe of Peace
100/7 Chippendale
100/6 Doutelle
18/1 London Cry
18/1 Apostol
25/1 Messmate
28/1 Tempest
33/1 Ballymoss
33/1 Palor
33/1 Alcastus
45/1 Albergo
45/1 Eudaemon
50/1 Brioche
50/1 Lightehran
50/1 Chevastrid
100/1 Bois de Miel
100/1 Barred Rock
100/1 Hedonist
100/1 Mystic Prince
  Over-Round 120%