Trainer Alan Bailey Could Have First Runner in Investec Derby 16/04/13
The British Flat season steps up a gear this week with plenty of Classic clues on display in the trials taking place at Newmarket and Newbury.
Battle Of Marengo Shortened for Derby Victory After Ballysax Win16/04/13
A brief scan down the illustrious roll of honour of Leopardstown’s Ballysax Stakes immediately highlights that it is definitely a race that can provide clues for the forthcoming classics, especially when the winner is trained by Aidan O'Brien.
Godolphin May be Counting on Number as Main Derby Contender 15/04/13
It could well transpire that from a host of entries into the Group 1 Investec Derby Godolphin’s Secret Number may prove to be the standard-bearer for the Dubaian team at Epsom.
Ralph Beckett Trio Among 67 Investec Oaks Entries 15/03/13
Ralph Beckett has ambitions of a second Investec Oaks victory with three promising fillies from the trainer featuring among the 67 entries received for this year’s Classic at Epsom Downs on Friday, May 31 – Investec Ladies Day.
Stars Galore in 2014 Investec Derby 12/12/12
No less than 33 yearlings from the first crop of the brilliant Sea The Stars are among the 406 glittering entries revealed today for the 2014 Investec Derby.
Camelot is Derby King 02/06/12
Camelot, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by his son Joseph, won the Investec Derby at Epsom in terrific style.
St Nich at the Double in Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup 02/06/12
St Nicholas Abbey defended his crown in the Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup at Epsom with a brilliant performance under Joseph O'Brien.
O'Brien Wins Oaks with Was 01/06/12
Aidan O'Brien's Was claimed victory in the Investec Oaks at Epsom in the hands of Seamie Heffernan.
Stone Of Folca Cuts a Dash at Epsom 02/06/12
John Best's Stone Of Folca sprang a 50-1 shock in the Investec Specialist Bank 'Dash' at Epsom under Luke Morris.
Gamble On Hayley Turner Continues 01/06/12
Hayley Turner, the most successful female jockey in the UK, rides Cavaleiro in the Derby at on Saturday.
Dry Weather Forecast for Derby Festival 31/05/12
Clerk of the course Andrew Cooper expects the weather to be dry and mild for the two-day Investec Derby Festival which features the Oaks tomorrow and the Derby on Saturday.
Fortune Favours Bonfire Derby Mount 30/05/12
Bonfire is judged, by many, to be the main danger to O’Brien’s colt, who could bid for the Triple Crown at Doncaster, if successful at Epsom.
O'Brien Out to Continue Domination with St Nicholas in Coronation Cup 30/05/12
Aidan O’Brien can continue his domination of Group 1 races in Britain and Ireland by landing the Coronation Cup over the Derby course and distance with St Nicholas Abbey on Saturday.
Gosden, Balding and Haggas Star In ‘Must See’ Epsom Preview 30/05/12
BCS TV presented by the Armchair Jockeys has released its third instalment of the year, featuring a preview the three big QIPCO British Champions Series races at Epsom’s Investec Derby Festival this weekend.
Epsom Derby Trends 21/05/12
This year’s race will see Camelot look to emulate the achievement of Sea The Stars in 2009, by winning both the 2000 Guineas and the Derby.
442 for the 2013 Investec Derby 15/12/11
The 234th running of the Investec Derby, at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 1, 2013, has received an entry of 442. Run over a mile and a half, the world’s most famous Classic will have a prize fund of at least £1,250,000.
Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup Heads Strong Supporting Card 29/05/12
There is a strong supporting card at Epsom Downs on Investec Derby Day, Saturday, June 2, headed by the £300,000 Group One Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup.
Bonfire Could Set Epsom Alight 28/05/12
From what we read in the general racing press, it would appear that Aidan O'Brien's Camelot only has to turn up for the Epsom Derby to claim the prize, but the Andrew Balding-trained Bonfire may just have what it takes to spoil the Ballydoyle party.
Breakfast With The Stars 25/05/12
Breakfast With The Stars, hosted by Clare Balding and Nick Luck, took place early on the morning of Thursday, May 24, at Epsom Downs Racecourse, eight days ahead of the start of the Investec Derby Festival.
Bonfire Burns Off Dante Rivals 17/05/12
Bonfire enhanced his prospects for the Investec Derby with victory in the Betfred Dante Stakes at York.
The Fugue On Song in Musidora 16/05/12
The Fugue showed her credentials for the Investec Oaks with an impressive display in winning the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York.
Future Looks Bright for Astrology 14/05/12
Aidan O'Brien's already apparently iron grip on the forthcoming Investec Derby at Epsom, on June 2, was further strengthened with a facile victory from his very promising Astrology, who routed his three rivals in the Dee Stakes at Chester.
Main Sequence Impressive in Derby Trial 12/05/12
Main Sequence was ticketed for the Investec Derby after justifying a jump up in class when extending his unbeaten run to four with a cosy success in the Betfred Derby Trial at Lingfield.
Dash an Option for Classy Humidor 03/05/12
The £75,000 Investec Specialist Bank ‘Dash’, run over the fastest five furlongs in the world at Epsom Downs on Investec Derby Day, Saturday, June 2, has attracted 61 entries.
Kissed Shortened for Oaks after Impressive Trial Win at Navan 01/05/12
As widely anticipated, the Aidan O’Brien trained Kissed, the daughter of Galileo and half sister to Pour Moi, duly landed the odds in the Listed Salsabil Stakes, a recognised Oaks Trial on very soft ground over 1m2f at Navan on Sunday.