Johnston chasing another Investec Derby wildcard with Persian Moon

Saga’s Season Finale this Sunday, September 30, is the last fixture of 2018 at Epsom Downs Racecourse, with the highlight being the £20,000 Investec Conditions Stakes (2.30pm) for two-year-olds over an extended mile, which offers the winner a wildcard entry into the premier Classic, the G1 Investec Derby, staged on June 1, 2019. Saga, the leading provider of products and services primarily tailored for customers over the age of 50 in the UK, are the title sponsor for the day. Gates open at noon with…

All the news from Investec Derby Day 2018

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2018, EPSOM DOWNS RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE INVESTEC DERBY DAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 2   Factfile for yesterday’s Investec Oaks winner   Forever Together (IRE) Breeding: 3 b f Galileo (IRE) – Green Room (USA) (Theatrical (IRE)) Breeder: Vimal and Gillian Khosla Born: May 25, 2015 Owner: Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier Trainer: Aidan O’Brien IRE Jockey: Donnacha O’Brien Form: 4-321   *Broke maiden tag in fine style winning yesterday’s £500,000 G1 Investec Oaks at 7/1. Stayed on well for ready four and…

All the news from Investec Ladies’ Day 2018

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2018, EPSOM DOWNS RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE INVESTEC LADIES’ DAY, FRIDAY, JUNE 1   2018 INVESTEC DERBY GENERATING HUGE TV INTEREST IN JAPAN   Tomorrow’s Investec Derby has attracted worldwide TV interest, particularly in Japan, thanks to Saxon Warrior’s sire, the Japanese legend, Deep Impact   Tomorrow’s Investec Derby from Epsom Downs Racecourse in the UK will be the subject of unprecedented media attention in Japan, thanks to the participation of hot favourite Saxon Warrior, whose sire is the Japanese legend, Deep Impact….

News from Epsom Downs on the eve of the 2018 Investec Derby Festival

INVESTEC DERBY FESTIVAL 2018 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE EPSOM DOWNS, THURSDAY, MAY 31   THE 12 RUNNERS FOR THE 2018 INVESTEC DERBY   1 (0) Dee Ex Bee Mark Johnston 9st 0lb Silvestre De Sousa   2 (0) Delano Roosevelt (IRE) Aidan O’Brien, Ireland 9st 0lb   3 (0) Hazapour (IRE) D. K. Weld, Ireland 9st 0lb Frankie Dettori   4 (0) Kew Gardens (IRE) Aidan O’Brien, Ireland 9st 0lb   5 (0) Knight To Behold (IRE) Harry Dunlop 9st 0lb Richard Kingscote   6 (0)…

Wand heads magic Investec Oaks quintet for O’Brien – owner-breeder Nicholas Jones excited ahead of Give And Take’s Classic bid

          Wand heads magic Investec Oaks quintet for O’Brien – owner-breeder Nicholas Jones excited ahead of Give And Take’s Classic bid  A field of nine has been declared to run in the £500,000 G1 Investec Oaks (4.30pm) at Epsom Downs, the highlight of the first day of the Investec Derby Festival, Investec Ladies’ Day, Friday, June 1. The premier fillies’ Classic, run over the same mile and a half as Saturday’s Investec Derby, is one of two G1 prizes on Investec Ladies’…

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