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Tuesday 20 April

the opening meeting of the season


The Spring Meeting is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy high-class racing at Epsom Downs in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

Horses crossing the Winning Post in front of the Queen

Quality racing

The feature race on what is a high class and valuable raceday is the Blue Riband Derby Trial, which is not only worth £50,000 but is also unique in offering the winner automatic entry into The Derby itself. The card also boasts a number of valuable and competitive handicaps from which the winners are often horses to follow over the season.


Gates Open: 12:00pm

First Race: 2:10pm 

Feature Race: 2:45pm - The Blue Riband Trial (Listed Race)

Last Race: 5:00pm


These are approximate timings and will be confirmed nearer the date. 

horses parading in the Parade Ring

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