It’s Derby Day at Epsom as the leading three-year-olds attempt to add their name to the illustrious roll call of Classic winners.
A field of 17 runners are set to contest the Epsom Derby (4.30pm), the most prestigious race on the calendar in the UK. It may be her Platinum Jubilee weekend but Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t have a runner as her antepost fancy, Reach For The Moon, misses out for fitness reasons.
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Veteran trainer Sir Michael Stoute is chasing a sixth win in the race and saddles the favourite, Desert Crown, who bids to become the first horse to do the Dante-Derby double since 2015.
Aiden O’Brien, the most successful trainer in the history of the Epsom Derby, fires three darts at this year’s renewal, while Charlie Appleby also boasts a trio of runners in an attempt to follow up stable star Adayar’s success in this 12 months ago.
The Derby is not the only attraction on Saturday at Epsom as there’s also Group 3 action with the Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2.35pm) and Diomed Stakes (3.10pm). The Dash Handicap (3.45pm) should also provide plenty of drama over 5f of fast and furious racing.
Everything you could possibly need to know about Saturday’s races at Epsom is available on our snazzy Racecards page including the runners and riders, weights, odds and handy horse-by-horse analysis.
If that wasn’t enough, Uncle Paddy’s put some coins in the meter to bring you live streams of all today’s races at Epsom on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app. You don’t even have to place a bet on a race to watch along!
Want to check whether your bet has landed? You’ll find all of the Epsom results in a flash on our Fast Results page.
Scoot on over to the Racecards tab at the top of page to start swotting up on Saturday’s races at Epsom, otherwise, you’ll find the start times for all seven renewals on Derby Day below.
Epsom Derby Day Racecard
2:00: Cazoo Handicap
2:35: Princess Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored By Cazoo) (Group 3)
3:10: Cazoo Diomed Stakes (Group 3)
3:45: Simpex Express ‘Dash’ Handicap (Heritage Handicap)
4:30: Cazoo Derby (Group 1) (British Champions Series)
5:15: World Pool Northern Dancer Handicap
5:50: JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap
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