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Epsom Downs Racecourse once again welcomes one of the most anticipated racing festivals of the year. The Investec Derby Festival opens its gates to 100,000 avid racing fans and socialites across two great days of racing and entertainment. 


But if you’re wondering ‘when is Derby Day?’ or ‘what time does the Derby start?’, we’ve got all the answers and everything else you need to know about the Derby 2019.

When is the Derby?

The Investec Derby Festival will begin on 31st May 2019 at Epsom Downs Racecourse, with the first event being the popular Ladies’ Day, where highly fashionable ladies will compete for the Style Award. 1st June is Derby Day, featuring seven races, including the infamous Greatest Flat Race in the World.



What time is the Derby?

The Investec Derby Day races will begin at 2pm on Saturday 1st June, with the highly anticipated Investec Derby race taking place at 4.30pm. The final race will take place at 5:50pm. The racing on Investec Ladies’ Day at Epsom Downs also starts at 2pm and the final race is at 5:50pm. On both these days, gates open for entry at 11am.

When can i get tickets?

Derby Day and Ladies’ Day at Epsom Downs is one of the most popular days in the racing calendar, so you will not want to miss out! Tickets are on sale now, with group deals and packages also available.




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