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2020 was the 241st annual Derby race, taking place behind closed doors at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Saturday 4th July.

 

The 2020 Derby started at 4.55pm with Good ground. Serpentine ridden by Emmet McNamara won the race and trainer Aidan O'Brien become the most successful Derby-winning trainer of all time.

Serpentine crossing the Winning Post to win the 2020 Investec Derby

2021 Runners

1st

Adayar

Adam Kirby

16-1

2nd

Mojo Star

David Egan

50-1

3rd

Hurricane Lane

William Buick

6-1

4th

Mac Swiney

K J Manning

8-1

5th

Third Realm

Andrea Atzeni

14-1

6th

One Ruler

James Doyle

17-2

7th

Bolshoi Ballet

R L Moore

11-8

8th

Youth Spirit

Tom Marquand

25-1

9th

John Leeper

Frankie Dettori

8-1

10th

Gear up

Ben Curtis

50-1

11th

Southern Lights

D P McDonogh

33-1

Interesting facts about the Derby at Epsom:

 

  • The Derby is a Group 1 race for 3-year-old colts and fillies run over a distance of 1 mile and 4 furlongs.

  • The first Derby took place in 1780 and is named after the 12th Earl of Derby following the toss of a coin between the Earl of Derby and Sir Charles Bunbury.

  • The first ever Derby was won by Diomed, a colt owned by Sir Charles Bunbury.

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