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The Irish Derby – the third of the Irish Classics – takes place this weekend and excitement is building here at Paddy Power.
Open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies, the Group 1 contest is run over a distance of 1m 4f at the Curragh in County Kildare.
Three weeks on from Adayar’s victory in the English equivalent at Epsom Downs, it’s another chance to witness the leading Flat horses of their generation in action.
You’ll find all the key information on the Irish Derby 2021 below including the start time, prize money, runners and Paddy Power’s latest odds.
Irish Derby 2021 Start Time
The Irish Derby 2021 runners and riders are scheduled to go to post at 3.45pm on Saturday June 26.
You can live stream the Irish Derby 2021 on the Paddy Power website and through the Paddy Power app.
Alternatively, ITV Racing – sponsored by Paddy Power – will carry live coverage of the Irish Derby 2021 on ITV if you want to watch on your telly box.
Irish Derby 2021 Prize Money
A bumper sum worth €580,000 – around £500,000 – is on offer to the winner of the Irish Derby 2021. Woof! If that’s not enough, the top eight all earn a slice of the €1m prize fund.
1st – €580,000
2nd – €200,000
3rd – €100,000
4th – €50,000
5th – €30,000
6th – €20,000
7th – €10,000
8th – €10,000
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Irish Derby 2021 Runners
A total of 11 horses are set to run in the Irish Derby 2021 after final declarations at 10am on Thursday June 24.
If you want the low-down on all the runners and riders then check out our Irish Derby 2021 runner-by-runner guide.
Irish Derby 2021 Odds
The rest of the betting market for the Irish Derby 2021 is priced from 12/1 to 66/1.
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