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2020 was the 241st annual Investec Derby, 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 Investec Derby-winning trainer of all time.

Serpentine crossing the Winning Post to win the 2020 Investec Derby

2020 Runners

1st

Serpentine

Emmet McNamara

25-1

2nd

Khalifa Sat

Tome Marquand

50-1

3rd

Amhran Na Bhfiann

William Buick

66-1

4th

Kameko

Oisin Murphy

5-2F

5th

English King

Frankie Dettori

100-30

6th

Mogul

Ryan Moore

7-1

7th

Russian Emperor

Seamie Heffernan

6-1

8th

Vatican City

P B Beggy

17-2

9th

Gold Maze

David Egan

150-1

10th

Highland Chief

Ben Curtis

20-1

11th

Pyledriver

Martin Dwyer

16-1

12th

Mohican Heights

Andrea Atzeni

25-1

13th

Mythical

James Doyle

100-1

14th Max Vega Harry Bentley 33/1
15th Emissary Jim Crowley 40/1
16th Worthily Martin Harley 40-1

Interesting facts about the Investec Derby at Epsom:

 

  • The Investec 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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