The iconic Tattenham Corner at Epsom

The Derby 1934. Tattenham Corner

 

The iconic Tattenham Corner at Epsom. Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla’s Windsor Lad about to take the lead in The Derby, 6th June 1934. Windsor Lad, trained by Marcus Marsh and ridden by Charlie Smirke, won in record time, beating the hot favourite Colombo to third place. Easton was second. Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla is still the only Indian owner to win this blue riband of the turf in its history dating back to 1780. The story of the Epsom Derby 1934 is recounted in the book Á Maharaja’s Turf’ by the Maharaja’s grandson Indra Vikram Singh.

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