Investec Derby Festival
Friday 5th & Saturday 6th June 2015

2015 Derby winner
Golden Horn

Golden Horn

Golden Horn Blasts to Derby Glory 06/06/15
Golden Horn justifies favouritism in the Investec Derby to hand Frankie Dettori and John Gosden their second wins.

Qualify Causes Oaks Upset 05/06/15
Qualify denies Legitissimo a Classic Double, getting up to deny David Wachman's 1000 Guineas winner on the line in the Oaks.

Hannon Crashes French Coronation 06/06/15
Pether's Moon comes late under Pat Dobbs and spoils the party of hot favourite Dolniya.

Desert Law Pounces in Dash 06/06/15
Trainer Paul Midgley saddled the first two home as Desert Law sprinted home to beat stablemate Monsieur Joe by a length.

Australia Wins 2014 Investec Derby 07/06/14
History is made by Aidan O'Brien as he wins the Investec Derby for the 3rd time in a row.

Taghrooda Wins Investec Oaks 06/06/14
A first ever Oaks victory for John Gosden as Taghrooda completes the full set of Classics for the trainer.

Cirrus Des Aigles Stars in Coronation Cup 07/06/14
Cirrus Des Aigles romps home for Christophe Soumillon and Corine Barande-Barbe.

Future’s Bright for Australia 09/06/14
All the ingredients were there for a Classic star to be born on Saturday afternoon and the proof was in the pudding as Australia followed in his parents' footsteps by producing a breathtaking effort at Epsom Downs.

Woodcote Stud Has High Hopes for Investec Derby Festival 05/06/14
2014 could be the year of Barry and Fiona Reilly's dreams if Inchila and Kingston Hill do well in the Investec Oaks and the Investec Derby respectively at Epsom Downs this weekend.

Value Bets to Take On Australia in Derby 04/06/14
Australia is set to go off on Saturday as a short priced favourite with Betfair for the 2014 Derby at Epsom.

Sudden Wonder Has Derby Goal 03/06/14
Godolphin's Sudden Wonder will run in the Investec Derby at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 7, with Kevin Manning booked for the ride.

Romsdal Strengthens Gosden's Epsom Hand 02/06/14
John Gosden's Romsdal has been supplemented into Saturday's Investec Derby.

Kingston Hill - The Forgotten Derby Horse? 29/05/14
The Roger Varian-trained colt Kingston Hill gained plenty of admiring glances from work-watchers at Epsom in a spin at the 'Breakfast with the Stars' morning.

Softening Epsom Ground No Worry for Weld 28/05/14
The easing ground conditions are unlikely to phase the Dermot Weld's Investec Derby hope Fascinating Rock.

Faster Ground Needed for the True Story
Godolphin’s big Investec Derby hope True Story failed to sparkle when only third in the Dante Stakes on easy ground at York.

Something to Sing About with Western Hymn 16/05/14
With Australia now an odds-on favourite, John Gosden's Western Hymn may provide some each-way value in the Derby.

Ballydoyle Believe in Australia for Derby Glory 13/05/14
Trainer Aidan O'Brien knew Australia was special from the first time we worked him as a two-year-old.

Week of Trials Sees Several Hopefuls Enter Derby Picture 12/05/14
Aidan O’Brien often uses Chester’s May meeting to help finalise his Classic contenders for June and having saddled Ruler Of The World to victory 12 months ago.

Australia Heads Straight to Epsom Showpiece 06/05/14
Australia lost nothing in defeat when an excellent third behind Night Of Thunder in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, and will be seen next in the Epsom Derby on June 7.

Plenty of Investec Derby Clues in the Week Ahead 07/05/14
Investec Derby trials season gets into gear this week and there should be some interesting information gleaned with contests taking place at Chester, Lingfield Park and Leopardstown in Ireland.

Our Channel Tunes In for Derby Place 23/04/14
Our Channel earned a place in the Classic line-up with a narrow victory in the Investec Derby Trial at Epsom.

409 Yearlings Entered for 2015 Investec Derby 11/12/13
A brother to this year’s Investec Oaks runner-up Secret Gesture, who became the most expensive yearling colt ever sold in Europe at public auction, headlines 409 entries for the 236th Investec Derby, run over a mile and a half at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 6, 2015.

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Edward Smith Stanley, the 12th Earl of Derby, organised a race for himself and his friends to race their three-year-old fillies over one and a half miles. He named it the Oaks after his estate. The race became so successful that the following year a new race was added for colts and fillies.