Derby Racing

British Champions Series 2020: Stradivarius and Anthony Van Dyck in Coronation Cup cracker

The tenth edition of the QIPCO British Champions Series will start with a bang on Friday 5th June when two-time Gold Cup hero Stradivarius and last year’s Investec Derby winner, Anthony Van Dyck, will feature among a fascinating field of seven for the £110,000 Hurworth Bloodstock Coronation Cup (3.35pm). Usually, the mile-and-a-half Group 1 contest is run at …

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Eclipster: Can Broome sweep the field away in The Derby at Epsom

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Saturday 1st June – Epsom Downs – 4:30pm – 1m 4f (1m 4f 6y) Investec Derby (Group 1) (Entire Colts & Fillies) (Class 1) (3yo) The Derby is the richest and more prestigious race in the UK flat racing calendar with Saturday’s winner receiving £921,538 in prize money. The race was run …

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Eclipster: Chester win has given Mehdaayih a good preparation for The Oaks at Epsom

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Friday 31st May – Epsom Downs – 4:30pm – 1m 4f (1m 4f 6y) Investec Oaks (Group 1) (Fillies) (Class 1) (3yo) The Oaks is the second oldest of the five Classic races having been run for the first time in 1779. The race is named after The Oaks, a country …

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Epsom Derby Festival 2019: Frankel’s fillies could make The Oaks a classic for Gosden

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Rab Havlin believes Mehdaayih, the favourite for the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday 31st May, can provide him with a cherished first Group One win. The 45-year-old jockey has been an integral part of champion trainer John Gosden’s team for almost two decades and his haul of more than 900 winners …

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Mehdaayih supplemented to Friday’s Epsom Oaks while Old Persian added to Coronation Cup

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Supplementary entry Mehdaayih headlines 16 contenders going forward for the £523,750 G1 Investec Oaks at Epsom Downs on day one of the Investec Derby Festival, Investec Ladies’ Day, Friday 31st May. Mehdaayih has been added to the 12-furlong fillies’ Classic at a cost of £30,000 after a scintillating four and a half-length …

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Derby Festival 2019: Melbourne Cup runner-up Marmelo targets Coronation Cup

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Top filly Magical is one of 18 entries going forward for the G1 Investec Coronation Cup, worth £425,000, at Epsom Downs on Friday 31st May, Investec Ladies’ Day. The four-year-old progressed when stepped up to 12 furlongs at the backend of 2018, landing the G1 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes at …

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Appleby hoping Line Of Duty can win the 240th Epsom Derby

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.20.1″] Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby is hoping Line Of Duty can emulate stablemate Masar by winning the 2019 £1.5 million G1 Investec Derby at Epsom Downs on Saturday 1st June, Investec Derby Day and day two of the Investec Derby Festival. Masar provided a first victory for Godolphin’s royal blue colours in …

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Derby Day 2018 – Racing Review

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.18.4″] INVESTEC DERBY FACTS for the 2018 race Winning-most trainers: Aidan O’Brien, with six wins from 72 runners since 1998 (2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral, 2012 Camelot, 2013 Ruler Of The World, 2014 Australia, 2017 Wings Of Eagles). John Gosden, trainer of Roaring Lion and Sevenna Star, has won the Investec Derby twice …

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Derby Festival Oaks Day 2018 – Racing Review

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.18.4″] Pictured above: Top trainer Aidan O’Brien is approached by the traditional Derby Festival travellers – lucky heather, was this the secret of today’s success?! INVESTEC OAKS FACTS for the 2018 race Youngest filly: Bye Bye Baby, foaled 5th April 2015. Oldest filly: Give And Take, foaled 4th February 2015.   Youngest …

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