The Investec Derby in numbers

There is only one Investec Derby.

Here, we take a look in detail at the numbers that have helped to make the contest the prestigious race that it is.


2/9 – The shortest-priced of 18 odds-on Derby winners was Ladas at 2/9 in 1894. In essence, that means if you put £9 on to win the race, you get £2 profit back plus your stake.


100/1 – The longest starting price returned for a Derby winner is 100/1; seen three […]


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