Epsom Derby 2022 Horse Race | Epsom Downs

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom, England Start Date: 04/06/2022 End Date: 04/06/2022

Epsom Derby-The British Classic Horse Race

Saturday 4th June 2022 will be one of the most peculiar events, compared to one of the greatest social occasions of the British sporting scene.

Epsom Derby-The British Classic Horse Race

Saturday 4th June 2022 will be one of the greatest social occasions of the British sporting scene. With the carnival atmosphere and picnics on the Hill, to top hat and tails in the Queen’s Stand with Royalty in attendance, the Epsom Derby is the place to be.

  • The G1 Derby Festival 2022 is from 4:55 P.M (UK Time Zone) | Saturday

a horse race in the middle with the horses from the back view at the Epsom derby races

Image by: Monkeywing

 

  • Epsom Derby 2018 Winner: Masar

  • Espom Derby 2019 Winner: Anthony Van Dyck trained by Aidan O’Brien
  • Espom Derby 2020 Winner: Serpentine trained by Aidan O’Brien

The Derby Stakes is the most prestigious Classic race in British racing and is only for three year-old colts and fillies over a mile and a half at Epsom. It used to be on the first Wednesday in June but was moved to Saturday in 1995 to attract a bigger TV audience.

The race is the middle leg of the English Triple Crown which was last achieved by Nijinsky in 1970. Camelot came close in 2012 when successful in the 2000 Guineas and Derby before being beaten by outsider Encke in the St Leger. The Epsom Derby has been the inspiration of many Classic races of the same title across the world, notably the Kentucky Derby and the Irish Derby.

Derby Festival Tickets Info

There are 2 options for you Derby tickets: regular entry or hospitality.

Derby Ladies’ Day Tickets: From £10 for the Hillside Enclosure to £110 for the Queen’s Stand. See all the official Ladies’ Day tickets and get your £5 discount or £50 discount for a group of 10+.

Hospitality tickets for Ladies’ Day are from: £396-£696.

Derby Day Tickets: From £15 for the Hillside Enclosure to £135 for the Queen’s Stand. See all the official Derby Day tickets and get your £5 discount on Grandstand entry or £50 discount for a group of 10+.

Hospitality tickets for Cazoo Derby Day are from: £420-£768.

Epsom Downs Race Course

Epsom racecourse in Surrey is the venue for the Derby, a unique undulating track on the North Downs. The racecourse is as synonymous with the Derby as Aintree is to the Grand National.

Epsom can hold a capacity crowd of 130,000 with the Derby being the highlight of a meeting which also features the Group 1 Oaks Stakes and the Coronation Cup. The course is owned by the Jockey Club and has a rich history of association with the Royal Family. Her Majesty The Queen regularly attends the Derby meeting but success in the big race has so far eluded her.

First Epsom Race

The first recorded race held on the Epsom Downs was back in 1661, although it was seventy years before the course staged twice yearly meetings. The legendary Eclipse won at Epsom on 3rd May 1769 while the inaugural running of the Oaks took place in 1779. The following year the Derby was introduced.

The Epsom Downs racecourse has undergone many improvements in recent times including the new Duchess’s Stand in 2009. The new stand cost an estimated £23.5 million and caters for banquets, conferences and exhibitions.

Epsom Derby 2021 Recap

The 2021 Derby should be remembered as the ‘Shock Derby’. Cast all the favourites aside because this race was lead from the final stretch by the outsiders Adayar and Mojo Star. Adam Kirby ran cleverly from the inside, waiting for the opportunity, and when the gap opened, only Mojo Star tried to keep up, but in vain. Adayar is the shock winner of the 2021 Epsom Derby.

  • 1st– Adayar (40/1) | Jockey: A. Kirby | Trainer: C. Appleby
  • 2nd– Mojo Star (66/1) | Jockey: D. Egan | Trainer: R. Hannon, Jr
  • 3rd– Hurricane Lane (11/2) | Jockey: W. Buick | Trainer: C. Appleby

 

Epsom Derby Runners and Odds 2022 (Ante Post)

See the first names for the 2022 Derby race (ante post).

Latest Update: 26/07/2021

Pick your winner from the list:

  • Point Lonsdale – 8/1
  • Reach For The Moon – 25/1
  • New Science – 40/1
  • Downing Street – 50/1
  • River Thames – 50/1
Pick Your Runner

 

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