Shergar- The 1981 Epsom Derby (Epsom Downs)

Shergar (1978 - unknown) was an acclaimed Irish racehorse, and winner of the 1981 Epsom Derby by a record 10 lengths, the longest winning margin in the race's 226-year history. This victory earned him a spot in The Observer newspaper's 100 Most Memorable Sporting Moments of the Twentieth Century. The jockey on the day was Walter Swinburn. Shergar was trained by Michael Stoute and owned by HH Aga Khan IV.

 

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