1991 Epsom Derby

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1991 Epsom Derby
Location Epsom Downs Racecourse
Date 5 June 1991
Winning horse Generous
SP 9/1
Jockey Alan Munro
Trainer Paul Cole
Owner Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

The 1991 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Wednesday 5 June 1991. It was the 212th running of the Derby, and it was won by Generous. The winner was ridden by Alan Munro and trained by Paul Cole. The pre-race joint favourites were Corrupt (sixth) and Toulon (ninth).

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Ever Ready
  • Winner's prize money: £355,000
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Number of runners: 13
  • Winner's time: 2m 34.00s
Winner's racing colours

Full result[edit]

* Horse Jockey Trainer SP
1 Generous Alan Munro Paul Cole 9/1
2 5 Marju Willie Carson John Dunlop 14/1
3 7 Star of Gdansk Christy Roche Jim Bolger (IRE) 14/1
4 ½ Hector Protector Freddy Head François Boutin (FR) 6/1
5 shd Hundra Bruce Raymond Paul Kelleway 66/1
6 ½ Corrupt Cash Asmussen Neville Callaghan 4/1 jf
7 4 Hokusai Lester Piggott Henry Cecil 25/1
8 6 Hailsham Steve Cauthen Clive Brittain 28/1
9 ½ Toulon Pat Eddery André Fabre (FR) 4/1 jf
10 7 Mystiko Michael Roberts Clive Brittain 5/1
11 10 Environment Friend George Duffield James Fanshawe 11/1
12 2 Arokat Paul Eddery Barry Hills 250/1
13 30 Mujaazif Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 33/1

* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.

Winner's details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Generous:

Form analysis[edit]

Two-year-old races[edit]

Notable runs by the future Derby participants as two-year-olds in 1990.

The road to Epsom[edit]

Early-season appearances in 1991 and trial races prior to running in the Derby.

Subsequent Group 1 wins[edit]

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