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1985 Slip Anchor gained one of the most impressive Derby victories ever seen at Epsom.

The 9-4 favourite was sent to the front from the off by Steve Cauthen and never looked likely to be caught.

He passed the post fully seven lengths clear of runner-up Law Society, who was in turn six lengths clear of third-placed Damister.

Slip Anchor was the first horse to make all the running in the Derby since Coronach 59 years p r ev ous y.
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jun 5, 2003
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