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1790-05-20 John Arnull RHADAMANTHUS 1st Earl of Grosvenor Epsom Derby full portrait

This was run on Thursday 20th May 1790 and 10 ran, although there were initially 32 subscribers. The winners prize was £1,102 10s, the equivalent of £1,350,000 today. The winner was bred by the 1st Earl of Grosvenor and trained by John Pratt.
To breed his race horses Grosvenor established studs at Wallasey and at Eaton. His horses won the Derby on three occasions, 1790, 1792, 1794 and the Oaks six times.
John Arnull won the Derby on five occasions, from 1784 to 1807 of which 12 times won by the Arnull family from 1780 to 1814.

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