1983 Epsom Derby

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1983 Epsom Derby
Derby
LocationEpsom Downs Racecourse
Date1 June 1983
Winning horseTeenoso
Starting price9/2 Fav
JockeyLester Piggott
TrainerGeoff Wragg
OwnerEric Moller
ConditionsSoft
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Teenoso Carlingford Castle Shearwalk

The 1983 Epsom Derby was the 204th annual running of the Derby horse race. It took place at Epsom Downs Racecourse on 1 June 1983.

The race was won by Eric Moller's Teenoso, at odds of 9/2 ridden by jockey Lester Piggott and trained at Newmarket by Geoff Wragg. Teenoso's win gave Piggott a record-breaking ninth success in the race. The winning time of 2:49.07 was the slowest of the 20th century.

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: none
  • Winner's prize money: £165,080
  • Going: Soft
  • Number of runners: 21
  • Winner's time: 2 minutes, 49.07 seconds

Full result[edit]

Dist * Horse Jockey Trainer SP
1 Teenoso Lester Piggott Geoff Wragg 9-2
2 3 Carlingford Castle Mick Kinane Liam Browne (IRE) 14-1
3 3 Shearwalk Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 18-1
4 shd Salmon Leap Pat Eddery Vincent O'Brien (IRE) 11-2
5 Guns of Navarone Philip Robinson Clive Brittain 20-1
6 8 Naar Joe Mercer Peter Walwyn 100-1
7 ½ Pluralisme Freddy Head Alec Head (FR) 18-1
8 4 Morcon Willie Carson Dick Hern 17-2
9 hd Tolomeo Gianfranco Dettori Luca Cumani 14-1
10 1 Gordian Cash Asmussen Guy Harwood 25-1
11 nk The Noble Player Steve Cauthen Barry Hills 16-1
12 Mitilini Geoff Baxter Ron Boss 500-1
13 Neorion Brian Rouse Clive Brittain 150-1
14 Wassl Tony Murray John Dunlop 10-1
15 Tivian Sandy Barclay Clive Brittain 500-1
16 Lomond Willie Shoemaker Vincent O'Brien (IRE) 9-1
17 Appeal To Me John Reid Paul Kelleway 500-1
18 Slewpy Yves Saint-Martin S Watters, jnr. (USA) 100-1
19 Holmbury M Miller Geoff Huffer 1000-1
20 Zoffany Greville Starkey Guy Harwood 28-1
U Yawa Philip Waldron Geoff Lewis 50-1

Winner details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Teenoso:

  • Foaled: 7 April 1980, in United Kingdom
  • Sire: Youth; Dam: Furioso (Ballymoss)
  • Owner: Eric Moller
  • Breeder: White Lodge Stud

Form analysis[edit]

Two-year-old races[edit]

Notable runs by the future Derby participants as two-year-olds in 1982:[1]

The road to Epsom[edit]

Early-season appearances in 1983 and trial races prior to running in the Derby:[2]

Subsequent Group 1 wins[edit]

Group 1 / Grade I victories after running in the Derby.

Subsequent breeding careers[edit]

Leading progeny of participants in the 1983 Epsom Derby.[3][4][5][6][7]

Sires of Classic winners[edit]

Lomond (16th)

Tolomeo (9th) – Exported to Australia – Exported to Japan

Sires of Group/Grade One winners[edit]

Slewpy (18th)

Salmon Leap (4th)

Morcon (8th) – Exported to New Zealand

Guns of Navarone (5th) – Exported to New Zealand

Sires of National Hunt horses[edit]

Teenoso (1st)

Carlingford Castle (2nd)

Other Stallions[edit]

Wassl (14th) – Wiorno (1st Prix Dollar 1991), Ocean Falls (3rd Poule d'Essai des Poulains 1989), Anna Petrovna (dam of Annus Mirabilis)
Zoffany (20th) – Clan Osullivan (2nd Golden Slipper Stakes 1992), Miss Zoe (3rd Australian Oaks 2000)
The Noble Player (11th) – Tinte Blu (1st Premio Royal Mares 1991), Este (dam of Estejo)
Pluralisme (7th) – Exported to Japan – Yamano Casablanca (2nd Oka Sho 1991)
Shearwalk (3rd) – Exported to New Zealand – Exported to Australia
Gordian (10th) – Exported to Brazil
Yawa (Unseated) – Exported to Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Timeform staff (1983). Racehorses of 1982. Timeform. ISBN 0-900599-35-9.
  2. ^ Timeform staff (1984). Racehorses of 1983. Timeform. ISBN 0-900599-40-5.
  3. ^ "Stammtafeln". Galopp Sieger. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  4. ^ "Profiles Search". Racing Post. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  5. ^ "Progeny Reports". Pedigree Query. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  6. ^ "Stud Book – Shearwalk". loveracing.nz. 15 April 2020. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  7. ^ "Stallion Reports – Pluralisme". jbis.jp. 15 April 2020. Retrieved 15 April 2020.

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