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The Vodafone Epsom Derby - 3rd June 2006

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Sir Percy got up in the dying strides to claim a thrilling victory in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom beating Dragon Dancer (66-1) by a short head and Dylan Thomas, a head further back.

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Vodafone Oaks 2006

Aidan O’Brien saddled his third winner of the Vodafone Oaks when Alexandrova proved six lengths superior to her rivals and the Ballydoyle handler admitted that he had been hopeful going into today’s race.

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Vodafone Derby News

Derby glory for Sir Percy 03/06/06
Sir Percy got up in the dying strides to claim a thrilling victory in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom beating Dragon Dancer (66-1) by a short head and Dylan Thomas, a head further back.

Fallon Cannot Believe Alexandrova’s Oaks Performance 02/06/06
Kieren Fallon, winning his fourth Vodafone Oaks on easy scorer Alexandrova, had predicted that he would be back in the winner’s enclosure after his victory in the first.

Visindar Heads 33 Going Forward For The Vodafone Derby 19/05/06
The Andre Fabre-trained Visindar heads 33 horses going forward for the £1,250,000 Vodafone Derby, run at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 3, following today’s forfeit stage, which represents a healthy increase on the 27 horses engaged in Europe’s richest race at this stage in 2005 and the 25 in 2004.

Strong Vodafone Derby Festival Handicaps In Prospect 17/05/06
The two big handicaps at the Vodafone Derby Festival - the £75,000 Vodafone “Dash” and the £75,000 Vodafone Rose Bowl - are both building into very strong contests.

Arise, Sir Percy 06/05/06
Marcus Tregoning was thinking about the Vodafone Derby within moments of Sir Percy’s second behind George Washington in the Stan James 2000 Guineas.

totesport.com Derby Trial At Lingfield Park 05/05/06
The parasols and flags will be out for the busy summer season at Lingfield Park, Pimms on the lawn, champagne corks popping, the Lingfield Derby and Oaks trials are here again and summer racing really begins on Saturday, May 13.

Channon Looking For Championship Pointer In Letheby & Christopher Predominate Stakes 05/05/06
Mick Channon is hoping that Championship Point can put himself among the leading fancies for the Vodafone Derby with victory in Goodwood's long established Derby trial, the Listed Letheby & Christopher Predominate Stakes.

Vodafone Derby Contenders Boosted By 12 11/04/06
The premier colts' Classic, the Vodafone Derby, attracted 12 colts at the second-entry stage, it was announced on Tuesday, April 11, 2006.

Sir Percy Among 136 Vodafone Derby Hopefuls After First Forfeit Stage 22/03/06
The 2006 Vodafone Derby, run at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 3, promises plenty after 136 horses stood their ground at the initial forfeit stage - the first there has been since the yearling entry in 2004.

Motivator - Background Information On The 2005 Vodafone Derby winner.

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Epsom Downs Racecourse
In 1779, two gentlemen conceived the idea of a race to establish which horse was the best of its generation. Little did they realise when they tossed a coin to name the race that they were shaping the future of flat racing and breeding, Derby Day, stands apart from ordinary sporting events and represents the pinnacle of sport.
History of the Vodafone Derby
History of the Vodafone Derby
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.
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