Gosden, Fabre and O’Brien runners among 19 entries for Investec Blue Riband Trial

Epsom Downs opens its doors for the first time in 2018 with the Investec Spring Meeting on Wednesday, April 25, when the highlight is the £50,000 Listed Investec Blue Riband Trial (2.45pm, 19 entries) for three-year-olds. The trial for the Investec Derby, run over 10 furlongs, is promoted to Listed status this year and has a new name. This year’s renewal of the Investec Blue Riband Trial will be run in memory of the late Anthony Cane, who died on January 29, 2018, aged 69,…

Yearling entries for 2019 Investec Derby revealed

- The yearling entries are revealed today for the 240th running of the Investec Derby at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Britain’s premier Classic and richest race, run over a mile and a half for three-year-old colts and fillies, carries a prize fund of at least £1.5-million. There are 338 yearling entries for the 2019 renewal. The Coolmore partners of Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith have dominated the Classic in recent times, with seven winners in various combinations of ownership –…

Investec Derby wildcard entry on offer for winner of totepool Conditions Race at Epsom Downs on Sunday

Epsom Downs Racecourse breaks new ground this Sunday, October 1, with the first two-year-old race to offer a wildcard entry into next year’s £1.5 million G1 Investec Derby.   The winner of the extended-mile £20,000 totepool Conditions Race (2.40pm) will receive an entry into Britain’s premier Classic and richest race, run over a mile and a half at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 2, 2018, providing they are not already entered or a gelding.   The 14 entries for Sunday’s contest, staged at Epsom’s last…

Investec Derby Day 2017 – all the news

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2017, EPSOM DOWNS RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE INVESTEC DERBY DAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 3 GOING CHANGED TO GOOD, GOOD TO FIRM IN PLACES THIS MORNING   The official going at Epsom Downs Racecourse changed at 7.20am to   Good, Good to Firm in places   from Good after dry weather overnight.   Andrew Cooper, Head of Racing and Clerk of the Course at Epsom Downs, said at 8am: “We were dry overnight.   “There was a tiny bit of drizzle early this morning but…

All the news from Investec Ladies’ Day at the 2017 Investec Derby Festival

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2017, EPSOM DOWNS RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE INVESTEC LADIES’ DAY, FRIDAY, JUNE 2           Good going still but likely to change before racing   It was dry overnight but with a heavy dew, and the going remains   Good.   Clerk of the Course Andrew Cooper said at 7.40am: “The ground still walks generally Good, but has dried a shade from yesterday.   “With more dry weather forecast this morning, it is anticipated that the going description will change…

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