This was run on Saturday 8th June 1996 and the winner was bred by Khalifa Abdullah Dasman and trained by William Haggas. Therer were 20 runners and the winner won by 1 1/4 lengths in 2 mins 35.05 secs, with 1 1/4 lengths between second and third. The winner was owned by Khalifa Dasmal, the second by Khalid Abdulla and the third by Sheikh Mohammed. The winner won a first prize of £523,100, (The equivalent of £933,500 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).


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The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 2 minute 55 second clip of the Derby.


Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 SHAAMIT Michael Hills William Haggas
2 DUSHYANTOR Pat Eddery Sir Henry Cecil
3 SHANTOU Frankie Dettori John Gosden
4 GLORY OF DANCER Olivier Peslier Paul Kelleway
5 ALHAARTH Willie Carson Major W.R.Hern
6 MYSTIC KNIGHT Kevin Darley Roger Charlton
7 JACK JENNINGS John Reid Bryan McMahon
8 ACHARNE W.J.O'Connor Clive Brittain
9 CHIEF CONTENDER David Harrison Peter Chapple-Hyam
10 DOUBLE LEAF Johnny Murtagh Sir Michael Stoute
11 CLASSIC EAGLE Alan Mackay R.Harris
12 TASSID Willie Supple Kevin Prendergast
13 EVEN TOP Philip Robinson Mark Tompkins
14 SPARTAN HEARTBEAT Mark Birch Clive Brittain
15 STORM TROOPER Mick Kinane Sir Henry Cecil
16 ZAFORUM Dane O'Neill Les Hall
17 ST MAWES T.Quinn John Dunlop
18 BUSY FLIGHT Cash Asmussen Barry Hills
19 PRINCE OF MY HEART Brent Thompson Barry Hills


Alex Greaves David Nicholls
9/2 Dushyantor
11/2 Even Top
6/1 Glory of Dancer
15/2 Alhaarth
15/2 Storm Trooper
12/1 Shaamit
14/1 Mystic Knight
15/1 Chief Commander
16/1 Double Leaf
20/1 St Mawes
25/1 Jack Jennings
25/1 Shantou
25/1 Busy Flight
100/1 Prince of my Heart
150/1 Zaforum
200/1 Acharne
200/1 Classic Eagle
200/1 Tasdid
200/1 Spartan Heartbeat
500/1 Portugese Lil
  Over-Round 118%