1809 Epsom Derby

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Engraving of Pope (foreground) beating Wizard by a neck in the race

The 1809 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on 18 May 1809. It was the 29th running of the Derby, and it was won by Pope. The winner was ridden by Tom Goodisson and trained by Robert Robson.

Race details[edit]

  • Number of runners: 10

Full result[edit]

* Horse Jockey Trainer SP
1 Pope Tom Goodisson Robert Robson 20/1
2 neck Wizard W. Clift Tom Perren 4/5
3 Salvator S. Barnard 9/1
4 Fair Star W. Wilkinson 6/1
5 Trusty B. Arnold 100/4
6 Osprey 15/1
0 Colt by Gohanna 100/4
0 Cock Robin 10/1
0 Botleys
0 Blue Ruin 100/4

Note: Finishing position of 0 here indicates also ran, but finished lower than 6th

* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head; hd = head; PU = pulled up.

Winner's details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Pope: