The O'Darby Stakes 1817-24

The O’Derby Stakes of 25gns each, for three year old colts, 8st 7lb, and fillies, 8st 2lb. Post on the Flat (1 mile, 3 furlongs & 58 yards). The second horse received 50gns out of the stakes.

Wednesday 11th June, 1817
1: John (Captain) Kirwan’s SOUVENIR (Payne) - Bred in Ireland: 2nd Marquess of Sligo
Ch.c. Recordon – Fair Eleanor (Hambletonian)

Wednesday, 10th June, 1818
1: 2nd Marquess of Sligo’s STEEL (Haslan) - Bred in Ireland: 2nd Marquess of Sligo
Br.c. Waxy Pope – Miss Staveley (Shuttle)

Wednesday, 9th June, 1819
1: Michael G. Prendergast’s DASH (-------) - Bred in Ireland: M.G. Prendergast
B.c. Recordon – mare (Young Eagle)

Tuesday, 13th June, 1820
1: Lord Cremorne’s ROVER
Ch.c.

The O’Derby Stakes of 25gns each, for three year old colts, 8st 7lb, and fillies, 8st 2lb. Post on the Flat (1 mile, 3 furlongs & 58 yards). The second horse saved his stake.

Wednesday, 13th June, 1821
1: Lord Cremorne’s CADE
B.c. Antagonist

The O’Derby Stakes of 25gns each, for three year old colts, 8st 7lb, and fillies, 8st 2lb. Post on the Flat (1 mile, 3 furlongs & 58 yards). The second horse received 50gns out of the stakes.

Wednesday, 12th June, 1822
1: 2nd Marquess of Sligo’s STARCH - Bred in Ireland: 2nd Marquess of Sligo
Br.c. Waxy Pope – Miss Staveley (Shuttle)

The O’Derby Stakes of 25gns each, for three year old colts, 8st 7lb, and fillies, 8st 2lb. Post on the Flat (1 mile, 3 furlongs & 58 yards). The second horse saved his stake.

Wednesday, 11th June, 1823
1: 2nd Marquess of Sligo’s ARROGANCE - Bred in Ireland: 2nd Marquess of Sligo
B.c. Master Goodall – Folly (Waxy)

Wednesday, 9th June, 1824
1: George Watts’s LITTLE TIT (Mocken) - Bred in Ireland: George Watts
B.f. Navigator – Jenny Wren (Dick Andrews)

1825 – 1847 No Race

The Curragh Derby, a sweepstakes of £25 each, for three year old colts, 8st 7lb, and fillies, 8st 2lb; with £50 added; those by untried stallions or out of untried mares allowed 3lb, both 5lb; the winner of the Anglesey Stakes in 1947 to carry 7lb; or the Pagets in that year 4lb, or if both 10lb extra; should the winner of the Anglesey or the Pagets Stakes win any other race of the value of £50 or upwards to carry 3lb, or two of that amount 5lb, or of three or more 7lb extra; one mile and a half on the Peel course.

Tuesday, 27th June, 1848
1: Duke of Bedford’s JUSTICE TO IRELAND (D. Wynne) - Bred in Ireland: William Disney
B.c. Birdcatcher – Shepherdess (Young Phantom)