Golden Horn and Success Days supplemented as 15 seek Investec Derby glory at Epsom Downs on Saturday

Monday, June 1, 2015 – There are now just five days to go until the 2015 Investec Derby and the countdown for Britain’s richest and greatest race entered its final stages today with the confirmation and supplementary entry stage. As expected, unbeaten Group Two Dante Stakes scorer Golden Horn (John Gosden, 7/4 favourite with Coral, official betting partner of the Investec Derby Festival) has been supplemented at a cost of £75,000. The three-year-old son of Cape Cross entered the reckoning for the Investec Derby with…

14 fillies going for glory in Friday’s Investec Oaks at Epsom Downs

Legatissimo headlines 14 six-day confirmations for the premier fillies’ Classic, the Group One Investec Oaks, at Epsom Downs on Investec Ladies’ Day, Friday, June 5. The David Wachman-trained filly is the 3/1 favourite with Coral, official betting partner of the Investec Derby Festival, to follow up her victory in the mile QIPCO 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 3. Godolphin’s Kazzia was the last filly to complete this Classic double in 2002. There are seven Irish-trained acceptors for the Epsom Downs Classic, worth £450,000, and…

The stars appeared at breakfast today at Epsom Downs ahead of the Investec Derby Festival

The 2015 Breakfast With The Stars at Epsom Downs Racecourse had everything – with three of the first four in the betting for Britain’s premier Classic, the Investec Derby, exercising on the course, France’s top trainer Andre Fabre flying in by helicopter, Frankie Dettori and lots of news, comment and opinion. Connections, the media, Investec and some of the course’s annual members gathered at 7.30am today, Tuesday May 26, to see six Classic contenders work on the unique undulating Epsom Downs course. Golden Horn (John…

16 go forward for Investec Derby

Friday, May 22, 2015 – The Investec Derby is staged two weeks tomorrow on Saturday, June 6, and 16 contenders go forward for the premier Classic following today’s scratchings deadline. Staged over the famous one mile, four furlongs and 10 yards at Epsom Downs, the Group One contest is Britain’s richest race with a prize fund of at least £1.325 million. Golden Horn (John Gosden) is the current 7/4 favourite for the Investec Derby with Coral, official betting partner of the Investec Derby Festival. He…

25 fillies still chasing Investec Oaks glory

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – With just over a fortnight until the 2015 Investec Derby Festival gets underway, the countdown intensifies today with the unveiling of the latest acceptors for the £450,000 Group One Investec Oaks, the highlight of Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs, Friday, June 5. There are 25 three-year-old fillies going forward for the Investec Oaks, which takes place over the same course as the Investec Derby the following day. Legatissimo (David Wachman IRE) currently heads the market for the premier British…

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