Investec Oaks 10-Year-Trends 31/05/10
The Investec Oaks takes place at Epsom on Friday 4th June. It’s the fillies’ equivalent to the Derby, run over the same 1M 4F trip. In recent years it has really paid to stick with the favourite in this race, Look Here, in 2008, has been the only real shock winner of this century.
Investec Derby 10-Year-Trends 21/05/10
The Investec Derby takes place at Epsom on Saturday 5th June and while it is highly unlikely we will see anything of the calibre of Sea The Stars in this year’s race, there are still plenty of potential superstars entered.
Kieren Fallon to Ride Al Zir 01/06/10
Kieren Fallon has been booked by Godolphin to ride Al Zir in the Investec Derby, Britain’s premier Classic, on Saturday, June 5.
St Nicholas Abbey Out of Derby 01/06/10
St Nicholas Abbey has suffered a setback and will not run in the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday.
Previous Derby Jolly St Nick Now Out to 7-2
Last year’s Racing Post Trophy winner, St Nicholas Abbey’s Derby odds continued to drift on Sunday afternoon. William Hill said the money for the Aidan O’Brien trained three-year-old had completely dried up, and as a result – they pushed him out to 7-2 from 3-1 for this Saturday’s Epsom Classic.
Bould Mover Among 32 for Investec Entrepreneurial Class Dash 20/05/10
Roger Curtis is hoping Bould Mover (9st 6lb) can take in the £75,000 Investec Entrepreneurial Class ‘Dash’ at Epsom Downs on Investec Derby Day, Saturday, June 5, before returning to Pattern company later in the season.
O’Brien Reveals His Investec Derby Battalion
Trainer Aidan O’Brien opened the doors of the famous Ballydoyle Stables in County Tipperary to the press yesterday at a media visit organised by Epsom Downs Racecourse and sponsor Investec to talk about his contenders for the 2010 Investec Derby.
Aviate Flys Into Oaks Picture 13/05/10
Aviate got up in the shadows of the post to take the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York this afternoon and has been cut to 8/1 (from 20/1) by official betting partner totesport for the Investec Oaks at Epsom.
Guineas Flops Eye Differing Derby Targets 10/05/10
St Nicholas Abbey and Elusive Pimpernel, the two horses who dominated the betting for the 2000 Guineas but failed to make the frame, remain on course for a bid for Derby glory in June, although they are unlikely to run in the same event.
40 for Investec Entrepreneurial Class Dash 06/05/10
Jim Goldie’s string is firing at present and the Lanarkshire trainer is targeting the £75,000 Investec Entrepreneurial Class ‘Dash’ at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 5, with the in-form Hawkeyethenoo and previous winner Hogmaneigh.
Desert Myth Could Follow Kris Kin for Stoute
Saeed Suhail and Sir Michael Stoute teamed up to win the Group One Investec Derby in 2003 with the lightly-raced Kris Kin and the owner and trainer could have another progressive colt with the potential to land the premier Classic at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 5.
Prompter Pleases Bell to Secure Investec Derby Trial Entry 16/04/10
Prompter, whose sire Motivator gave his owners the Royal Ascot Racing Club an unforgettable Investec Derby triumph in 2005, is among 10 entries for the £30,000 Investec Derby Trial run at the Investec Spring Meeting at Epsom Downs on Wednesday, April 21.
Pollenator Among Superb Entry of 77 for Investec Oaks
at Epsom Downs 18/03/10
Five years after packing out the winner’s enclosure following Motivator’s victory in the Investec Derby, members of the Royal Ascot Racing Club are set to bid for a second Classic victory at Epsom Downs with Pollenator, one of 77 entries revealed today for the £350,000 Group One Investec Oaks on Friday, June 4.
Ante Post Derby Punters Praying for Abbey Success 11/03/10
Such was the authority with which St Nicholas Abbey despatched his rivals in the Group1 Racing Post Trophy last October, it is hard to look much further in considering the most likely horse to win this year's Epsom Derby
Oxx Hopes for Another Investec Derby Star 05/03/10
John Oxx saddled the mighty Sea The Stars to triumph in the 2009 Investec Derby, having won the great race nine years earlier with the brilliant Sinndar, and the trainer could bid for a famous third win in the £1.25 million Epsom Downs Classic on Saturday, June 5, with Behtarini, one of 122 horses remaining following this week’s first scratchings stage.
Sparks Official Charity of Investec Derby Festival 16/02/10
Sparks, the children’s medical research charity has been announced as the Official Charity of the 2010 Investec Derby Festival.
444 for the 2011 Investec Derby
The 2011 renewal of the Investec Derby, which will carry a prize fund of at least £1.25 million, has received 444 entries at the yearling stage - an increase of 56 on the 2010 entry of 388.
Saint Nicholas Abbey New 10-1 Favourite for Derby 28/09/09
William Hill have halved St Nicholas Abbey’s odds from 20-1 to 10-1 favourite for next year’s Investec Derby - following his easy win in the Beresford Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
Sea The Stars is First Horse to Complete Derby-Guineas Double
in Twenty Years 06/06/09
Sea The Stars gave his supporters little cause for worry as he struck the front with two furlongs to run and ran home strongly to win by a length and three-quarters and become the first horse since Nashwan in 1989 to land the Investec Derby after winning the 2,000 Guineas.
Sariska Wins Investec Oaks 05/06/09
The 9/4 favourite Sariska edged out Midday in a thrilling finish to the Investec Oaks.
Ask Wins Investec Coronation Cup 05/06/09
The Sir Michael Stoute-trained Ask prevailed in a three-way photo to the Investec Derby when beating Youmzain by a nose with last year’s Investec Oaks heroine Look Here the same distance behind in third.
Crowded House the 11/8 Favourite for the totesport.com Dante 09/05/09
Crowded House has been installed as the 11/8 favourite by the sponsors for the totesport.com Dante Stakes at York next Thursday.
Fantastic totesport.com Derby Trial Day at Lingfield Park 06/05/09
Lingfield Park plays host to a fantastic seven-race card this Saturday, May 9, with the Group Three totesport.com Derby Trial taking centre stage.
Investec Dash Attracts High-Class Entry of 40 06/05/09
A total of 40 entries have been received for the £75,000 Investec ‘Dash’, run over the fastest five furlongs in the world at Epsom Downs on Investec Derby Day, Saturday, June 6, 2009.
Investec Signs Up to Sponsor Derby Festival 04/05/09
Following the successful launch of the £38m re-development, Epsom Downs Racecourse enjoyed more good news with the announcement today that Investec, the leading specialist bank, have agreed to become long-term partners by sponsoring the Derby Festival until 2013.
Crowded House Regains Derby Favouritism After Meehan's
Positive Update 21/04/09
Long-time Derby favourite Crowded House is once again the clear market leader with Coral for the Epsom Classic, after punters reacted to trainer Brian Meehan's positive update on the colt.
Eight Second Entries Received for 2009 Derby Including US Horse 09/04/09
Eight horses have been entered at the second entry for the 2009 Derby, which has prize money of £1.25 million, details of which are revealed today.
Look Here Aiming for More Epsom Glory in Coronation Cup
Look Here gave Ralph Beckett the greatest thrill of his career when storming to victory in last year’s Group One Oaks and the trainer is dreaming of further Epsom Downs glory on Friday, June 5, in the Coronation Cup.
388 Yearlings Entered for 2010 Derby at Epsom Downs
A total of 388 entries have been received for the 2010 Derby. The Classic will be run at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 5, 2010,with a prize fund of at least £1,250,000.
New Approach to Vodafone Derby 07/06/08
New Approach won the 229th running of the Vodafone Derby for trainer Jim Bolger on Saturday, June 7, at Epsom Downs.
Look Here Springs Oaks Surprise 06/06/08
Trainer Ralph Beckett and jockey Seb Sanders landed their first British Classic as Look Here produced a 33-1 shock in the Juddmonte Oaks at Epsom.
Soldier Of Fortune Lands Juddmonte Coronation Cup 06/06/08
Ballydoyle got the Classic weekend off to a perfect start when Soldier Of Fortune (9-4) landed the Juddmonte Coronation Cup.