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Ladies' Day and Derby Day will be held on 4 & 5 June 2021 at Epsom Downs Racecourse. 

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The feature race of day one, the Group 1 Oaks, is a fillies-only Classic run over the same course and distance as the Coronation Cup and Derby. Alongside the QIPCO 1000 Guineas run at Newmarket and the Ladbrokes St Leger in York, these three races make up the fillies' Triple Crown.


Date: Friday 4 June 2021

Previous winners: Love (2020), Anapurna (2019), Forever Together (2018), Enable (2017)

Leading jockey: Frankie Dettori (5 wins)

Leading trainer: Aidan O'Brien (8 wins)

the derby

Held on Derby Day, The Derby is the race that every jockey, trainer and owner wants to win. The race is run over a distance of 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 10 yards over an undulating course climbing the equivalent height of Nelson's Column. With an incredible prize pot of £1,125 million, this is Britain's richest and most prestigious race.


Date: Saturday 5 June 2021

Previous winners: Serpentine (2020), Anthony Van Dyck (2019), Masar (2018), Wings Of Eagles (2017)

Leading jockey: Frankie Dettori (2 wins), Ryan Moore (2 wins)

Leading trainer: Aidan O'Brien (8 wins)

What makes the derby so iconic

About the event

Find out more about the history of the event, including race results and visits from Her Majesty The Queen.

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The Derby 2020

The Derby 2020 event takes its place in the history books as being unlike any other. Learn more about this unique raceday and how it took place.

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Classic Derby Races

Here, we’ve picked out some of the very best races from the Derby archives, putting them in one place for you to watch from start to finish.

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Latest Derby Festival News


Learn more about potential future Derby champions as 115 three-year-olds go forward following the first scratchings deadline.

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Record-breaking eighth Derby for Aidan O'Brien as Serpentine stuns with Investec Derby win

Read more about the record-breaking Investec Derby which was held behind closed doors.

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The Derby news and quotes

All the news quotes from the Derby 2020 as Serpentine handed the master of Ballydoyle Aidan O'Brien an eighth winner of the premier Classic.

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Plan your visit

Plan Your Day

All the useful information you need to help plan your day at The Derby Festival, including key timings, what to wear, how to get here and more.

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When and What time?

Key information and timings for Derby Day 2021.

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Enclosures & Stands

Explore the range of different enclosures and stands to find the one perfect for you.

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