Three-time winner Caspian Prince among entries for Investec Corporate Banking ‘Dash’ as Attwater targets spoils with Just That Lord

Caspian Prince is one of three past winners among the 42 entries for the £100,000 Investec Corporate Banking ‘Dash’ Handicap (3.45pm) over the world’s fastest five furlongs at Epsom Downs on Investec Derby Day, Saturday, June 2. Caspian Prince, a 14/1 chance with Unibet, official betting partner of the Investec Derby Festival, has won three of last four renewals of the prestigious and valuable handicap, with each success coming for different trainers in Tony Carroll (2014), Dean Ivory (2016) and Tony Coyle (2017). The nine-year-old, who…

Crossed Baton made all in Investec Blue Riband Trial at Epsom Downs today to complete Gosden/Dettori four-timer

           Newmarket trainer John Gosden and Frankie Dettori enjoyed four a row in the £50,000 Investec Blue Riband Trial when Crossed Batonmade all to win the newly-promoted Listed mile and a quarter event at Epsom Downs this afternoon. If Crossed Baton, the 11/4 victor, proves anywhere near as good as Gosden’s 2017 winner Cracksman, then connections will be pleased. He would have gained a wildcard entry into the premier British Classic and Britain’s richest race, the £1.5-million G1 Investec Derby, run over…

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…

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