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A Derby for (all) the ages

Whilst the stipulations of the race mean that all the horses in this year’s Investec Derby will be three-year-olds, there will be a wide variety of ages and nationalities on display amongst the jockeys riding them.

With the youngest former winner Mickael Barzalona (24) being less than half the age of the oldest Kieren Fallon (51), there will be at least four different winners on display this weekend all coming from different generations and different countries.


The Insider’s Guide To… The Investec Derby

DATE: 4.30pm, Saturday 4th June. LOCATION: Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom. PRIZE MONEY: With £1.325million in total prize money the Derby is the richest race in the UK. And if you’re looking to get …

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 …

What to wear for Investec Derby Day and Ladies Day

For the equine purists it doesn’t get much better; with the Investec Derby being viewed as the pinnacle of British Horseracing and the most prestigious prize in the calendar year. But, it’s not …


5 things you didn’t know about the Investec Derby

With the Investec Derby now days away, we’ve taken the time to look through its rich racing history to unearth some facts you probably haven’t heard of before. Prepare to be amazed.   King of Epsom …


VIDEO: Royal Shetland Pony Race

To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, 6 mini versions of her best champions lined up for the Royal Shetland Race at Royal Windsor. (Footage courtesy of At The Races)




Richard Johnson crowned Champion Jockey at Sandown

Richard Johnson has been crowned Stobart Champion Jump Jockey for the first time in his career on Bet365 Jump Finale Day at Sandown Park Racecourse. As weighing room colleagues marked the occasion with …

Champion Jockeys of yesteryear

In any sport, being crowned champion is THE most important thing for any elite athlete. Their careers are about the pursuit of the ultimate title; recognition that you are the best. For Richard Johnson, …