1992 Epsom Derby
The 1992 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Wednesday June 3, 1992. It was the 213th running of the Derby, and it was won by Dr Devious. The winner was ridden by John Reid and trained by Peter Chapple-Hyam. The pre-race favourite Rodrigo de Triano finished ninth.
- Sponsor: Ever Ready
- Winner's prize money: £355,000
- Going: Good (Good to Soft in last 4 furlongs)
- Number of runners: 18
- Winner's time: 2m 36.19s
|1||Dr Devious||John Reid||Peter Chapple-Hyam||8/1|
|2||2||St Jovite||Christy Roche||Jim Bolger (IRE)||14/1|
|3||shd||Silver Wisp||Paul Eddery||Geoff Lewis||11/1|
|4||3½||Muhtarram||Willie Carson||John Gosden||9/1|
|5||2½||Twist and Turn||Michael Kinane||Henry Cecil||12/1|
|6||2½||Alflora||Richard Quinn||Clive Brittain||200/1|
|7||hd||Alnasr Alwasheek||Steve Cauthen||Michael Stoute||9/1|
|8||1||Great Palm||Alan Munro||Paul Cole||10/1|
|9||2||Rodrigo de Triano||Lester Piggott||Peter Chapple-Hyam||13/2 fav|
|10||2½||Thourios||Michael Roberts||Guy Harwood||50/1|
|11||nk||Rainbow Corner||Pat Eddery||André Fabre (FR)||9/1|
|12||2||Well Saddled||John Williams||David Elsworth||150/1|
|13||6||Assessor||Walter Swinburn||Richard Hannon||9/1|
|14||10||Paradise Navy||George Duffield||Clive Brittain||250/1|
|15||2||Lobilio||Richard Hills||Clive Brittain||250/1|
|16||1½||Pollen Count||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden||14/1|
|17||¾||Ninja Dancer||Michael Hills||Julie Cecil||100/1|
|18||20||Young Freeman||Bruce Raymond||Guy Harwood||66/1|
* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head; hd = head; nk = neck.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.
Further details of the winner, Dr Devious:
- Foaled: March 10, 1989 in Ireland
- Sire: Ahonoora; Dam: Rose of Jericho (Alleged)
- Owner: Sidney H. Craig
- Breeder: Lyonstown Stud
- Rating in 1992 International Classifications: 125
Notable runs by the future Derby participants as two-year-olds in 1991.
- Twist and Turn – 3rd Royal Lodge Stakes
- Alflora – 4th Washington Singer Stakes
- Great Palm – 2nd Dewhurst Stakes
The road to Epsom
Early-season appearances in 1992 and trial races prior to running in the Derby.
- Great Palm – 2nd Dante Stakes
- Thourios – 7th 2,000 Guineas
- Pollen Count – 1st Sandown Classic Trial
- Young Freeman – 4th Predominate Stakes
Subsequent Group 1 wins
Group 1 / Grade I victories after running in the Derby.
- Dr Devious – Irish Champion Stakes (1992)
- Great Palm – Premio Presidente della Repubblica (1993)