Epsom Derby runners and riders for the world’s greatest flat race in 2021

Who'll be lining up at Epsom for the biggest race of the flat season?

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

A new name is set be carved into racing folklore on the first Saturday in June.

The best three-year-olds in the game will tackle the world’s greatest flat race – and we’ve finally discovered the runners that will line up for the 2021 Epsom Derby.

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The field for this year’s renewal began taking shape almost 18 months ago when a whole host of yearlings were put up for entry, although the vast majority of these horses have since been withdrawn.

Below you’ll find the confirmed runners and riders after the final declaration stage and Paddy Power’s latest odds.

Epsom Derby 2021 Runners and Riders

A total of 12 horses have been declared for Saturday’s Epsom Derby on Saturday June 5 at 4.30pm.

Adayar (Adam Kirby)
Bolshoi Ballet (Ryan Moore)
Gear Up (Ben Curtis)
Hurricane Lane (William Buick)
John Leeper (Frankie Dettori)
Mac Swiney (Kevin Manning)
Mohaafeth (Jim Crowley)
Mojo Star (David Egan)
One Ruler (James Doyle)
Southern Lights (Declan McDonogh)
Third Realm (Andrea Atzeni)
Youth Spirit (Tom Marquand)

You can view the racecard for this year’s Epsom Derby visiting our superb Racecards feature.

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Epsom Derby 2021 Betting

Bolshoi Ballet – the son of 2001 Epsom Derby winner Galileo – heads Paddy Power’s betting market after back-to-back wins at Leopardstown. The 5/4 favourite is Aidan O’Brien’s only entry in this year’s renewal.

Irish 2000 Guineas winner Mac Swiney and Fairway Stakes winner John Leeper are next in the betting at 6/1 after High Definition’s withdrawal.

Mohaafeth and Hurricane Lane are also available for a single-digit prices after success in Newmarket Stakes and Dante Stakes respectively.

The rest of the field are priced at 12/1 to 100/1. You can check out Paddy Power’s latest odds for the Epsom Derby by clicking HERE.

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