Epsom Derby

Group – 1
Course – Epsom Downs
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 1 Mile 4 Furlongs (12 Furlongs)
Ages – 3yo’s Only
Weights – 9st 0lbs (3lb allowance for fillies)
Sponsor – Investec

Group 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 3 year olds only
Price – 3 of the last 12 winners were favourite/joint favourite, 9 of the last 12 winners have been in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 10/12 winners ran in the last 35 days or less, 7/12 winners won on their last run before The Derby, 12/12 winners at least placed on their last run before The Derby
Previous Course Form – None of the last 12 winners had run or a win at Epsom before
Previous Distance Form – 2 of the last 12 winners had run over 12f before, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 12 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous flat runs, 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous flat wins
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 109 or higher
Group Wins – 10/12 winners had at least 1 win in a group race (1-3)
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 8/12 had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 5/12 winners won on their next run after The Derby, 3/12 placed on their next run
3/12 ran in Eclipse Stakes next time out, 2 of the 3 won, 1 placed
5/12 ran in Irish Derby (Curragh) next time out, 3 of the 5 won, 1 placed
Rest of Season Runs – 10/12 winners ran in at least 1 more Group 1 race that season
8/12 won at least 1 more Group 1 race that season, 7/12 placed in at least 1 more Group 1 race that season