When is the Epsom Derby?
Ladies’ Day began today at 11am with the opening of the gates as the excitement and thrill of horse racing filled Epsom Downs Racecourse once more.
The very first race starts at 2pm today. The world's greatest flat race the Epsom Derby will take place 4.30pm on Derby Day tomorrow (Saturday June 3).
Derby Day opens with the first Investec Private Banking Stakes race at 2pm and comes to an end at 5.50pm.
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Epsom Derby 2017 full schedule:
Day One: Ladies’ Day
11:00am – Gates Open
2:00pm – The Investec Woodcote Stakes
2:35pm – The Investec Click & Invest Mile (Handicap)
3:10pm – The Investec Coronation Cup (Group 1)
3:45pm – The Investec Wealth & Investment Stakes (Handicap)
4:30pm – The Investec Oaks (Group 1)
5:15pm – The Investec Savings Surrey Stakes (Listed)
5:50pm – The Investec Foreign Exchange Stakes
Glamour at the Epsom Derby Festival Fri, June 3, 2016
Racegoers soak up the atmosphere on Ladies Day during the 2016 Investec Epsom Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse, Epsom
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Racegoers wearing hats soak up the atmosphere on Ladies Day during the 2016 Investec Epsom Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse, Epsom
Day Two: Derby Day
11:00am – Gates Open
2:00pm – The Investec Private Banking Stakes (Handicap)
2:35pm – The Princess Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by Investec) (Group 3)
3:10pm – The Investec Diomed Stakes (Group 3)
3:45pm – The Investec Corporate Banking 'Dash'
4:30pm – The Investec Derby
5:15pm – The Investec Out Of The Ordinary Stakes (Handicap)
5:50pm – The Investec Asset Management Stakes (Handicap)
Cliffs of Moher is predicted to win odds of 4/1 from Betfair
Who are the runners and riders in the Epsom Derby?
• Benbatl with Oisin Murphy
• Best Solution with Pat Cosgrove
• Capri with Seamie Heffernan
• Ciffs of Moher with Ryan Moore
• Cracksman with Frankie Dettori
• Crowned Eagle wit Andrea Atzeni
• Douglas Macarthur wit Colm O’Donoghue
• Dubai Thunder with Adam Kirby
• Eminent with Jim Crowley
• Glencadam Glory with James Doyle
• Khalidi with Pat Smullen
• Pealer with Silvestre De Sousa
• Permian William Buick
• Rekindling with Wayne Lordan
• Salouen with F M Berry
• The Anvil with Ana O'Brien
• Venice Beach Donnacha O'Brien
• Wings of Eagles with P B Beggy
• Diore Lia with Paddy Pilley
You can watch the Epsom Derby on ITV from 1.30pm
This has to be the most open Derby in recent years
Barry Orr, Betfair Spokesperson
These are the latest odds for Epsom as of 1pm:
Champion horse Cliffs of Moher is currently the favourite to win the Derby with odds of 4/1. But Cracksman is hot in his heels with the same odds of winning.
Betfair spokesperson Barry Orr said: ‘’This has to be the most open Derby in recent years.
“Five-time winning Derby trainer Aidan O’Brien supplies six of the 19 runners and his charge, Cliffs Of Moher looks like he will go off favourite just ahead of the John Gosden trained Cracksman.”
• Cliffs of Moher – 4/1
• Cracksman – 4/1
• Eminent – 7/1
• Carpi – 10/1
• Permian – 10/1
• Best Solution – 12/1
• Venice Beach – 12/1
• Dubai Thunder – 14/1
• Benbatl – 16/1
• Crowned Eagle – 20/1
• Douglas Macarthur – 20/1
• Wings of Eagles – 20/1
• Khalidi – 25/1
• Rekindling – 25/1
• Glencadam Glory – 40/1
• The Anvil – 40/1
• Solouen – 50/1
• Pealer – 150/1
• Diore Lia – 500/1
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Authorized provided jockey Frankie Dettori with his first winner in the Derby after 14 previous attempts
How to watch the Epsom Derby?
The Epsom Derby will air on ITV for the very first time in nearly 30 years. Coverage of the races begins at 1.30pm on both days.
BBC Radio Five’s Will Perry will also discuss tomorrow’s races tonight at 7pm, as he look s all the sporting events over the weekend.
BBC Radio Five will also cover The Investec Derby live from the racecourse tomorrow at 4.30pm.