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Behind Closed Doors

Saturday 4 July 2020



While Ladies' Day and Derby Day will next be held in June 2021, we are busy finalising plans to stage the Investec Derby and Oaks behind closed doors this summer at Epsom Downs Racecourse.


While it won't be the Investec Derby Festival as you know it, this unique event will bring everyone together. Get ready to celebrate everything that makes these days of racing so special from the comfort of your own home.

The Derby at Home

The Investec Oaks and Investec Derby will be run behind closed doors on Saturday 4th July 2020. Find all you need to know about the unique event here.

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 the investec coronation cup

The first Group 1 race of the day, the Investec Coronation Cup provides the perfect oppurtunity to see some of the best older horses their first big mile-and-a-half race of the season. Run over the same course and distance as the Investec Oaks and Derby, this race is open to four-year-olds and older.


Previous winners: Defoe (2019), Cracksman (2018), Highland Reel (2017)

Leading jockey: Frankie Dettori (5 wins)

Leading trainer: Aidan O'Brien (8 wins)


 the investec OAKS

The feature race of the day, the Group 1 Investec Oaks, is a fillies-only Classic run over the same course and distance as the Investec 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. 


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

Leading jockey: Frankie Dettori (5 wins)

Leading trainer: Aidan O'Brien (7 wins)


the investec derby

Amongst the seven races is the Supreme Test of the Racehorse, the Investec Derby. The one 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. With an incredible prize pot of £1.5 million, this is Britain's richest, and most prestigious race. 


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

Current leading jockey: Frankie Dettori (2 wins), Ryan Moore (2wins)

Current leading trainer: Aidan O'Brien (7 wins)


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about the event

Race Results

View the placed results from the Investec Derby Festival 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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The Story Of The Derby

How it all began... and what it is today.

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When and What time

Key information and timings for the Investec Derby.

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The Going


Epsom Downs Racecourse - View the latest Going here

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