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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Background Information On The 2005 Vodafone Derby winner.