The Derby Stakes (also known as The Derby and internationally as the Epsom Derby), is considered one of the most prestigious flat thoroughbred horse races in the world. The race takes place each year on the first weekend in June at Epsom Downs Racecourse.
It is one of the five British Classic Races and is the second leg of the English Triple Crown, preceded by the 2,000 Guineas and followed by the St. Leger.
It is a Group 1 race for three-year-old colts and fillies. The equivalent race for fillies only is the Oaks, and for older horses the Coronation Cup, both run over the same course and distance.
Trainer Trend: Sir Michael Stoute has won this race three times in the last eleven years. AP O'Brien has trained the last two winners.
Jockey Trend: K Fallon was the jockey on two of Sir Michael Stoute's winners. RL Moore was the jockey on the other. RL Moore also rode one of AP O'Brien's winners.
Favourite Trend: The top end of the betting appears to be the place to look. The favourite has won four times in the last eleven years (joint-favourite in 2004) with the 3f winning in 2006, 2010 and 2013, the 2nd Fav in 2008, 2009 and 2011 and a 6/1 "outsider" winning in 2003.
Official Rating Trend: Range: 108-126 (No OR for the 2003 & 2011 winners).
|2013||Ruler Of The World (Ire) (D)||3c||9-0||23||11||A P O'Brien||R L Moore||12||109||7/1 (3f)|
|2012||Camelot||3c||9-0||28||11-1||A P O'Brien||J P O'Brien||9||121||8/13 (f)|
|2011||Pour Moi (Ire)||3c||9-0||28||81-31||A Fabre||M Barzalona||13||-||4/1 (2f)|
|2010||Workforce||3c||9-0||23||1-2||Sir Michael Stoute||R L Moore||12||108||6/1 (jt3f)|
|2009||Sea The Stars (Ire)||3c||9-0||35||11-1||J M Oxx||M J Kinane||12||110||11/4 (2f)|
|2008||New Approach (Ire)||3c||9-0||14||1-22||J S Bolger||K J Manning||16||126||5/1 (2f)|
|2007||Authorized (Ire)||3||9-0||16||31-1||P W Chapple-Hyam||L Dettori||17||116||5/4 (f)|
|2006||Sir Percy||3c||9-0||28||11-2||M P Tregoning||Martin Dwyer||18||121||6/1 (3f)|
|2005||Motivator||3||9-0||23||11-1||MLW Bell||J Murtagh||13||117||3/1 (f)|
|2004||North Light (Ire)||3c||9-0||24||21-1||Sir Michael Stoute||K Fallon||14||115||7/2 (jf)|
|2003||Kris Kin (USA)||3c||9-0||30||01-1||Sir Michael Stoute||K Fallon||20||-||6/1|