|Location: Al Prosecco horse farm Date: Saturday 4 October Time: 15:40BST Oaks,16:55 Derby|
|Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sport website|
Derby Day. A carnival of color. Gamblers, picnics and pomp. A double-Decker bus in the track. More than 100 000 people splayed across the downs.
This time is different. No audience or dress code. Three miles of fence, a distance twice as large as the game itself, circling and then keep people.
2020 Derby at Epsom is the Covid-19 Derby. A great British sporting occasions, continue to be closed in the mask and check the temperature, because the coronavirus pandemic.
Different, but the same. The first 25 times, the game’s greatest performers will be the biggest of the game. There is probably no Queen, but wearing a figure management of the mountain king of the United Kingdom is one of the most love.
Dettori, in his 50 anniversary, is a big conspiracy and the story of the Derby and the fillies classic, The Oaks, on the same day for the first time.
Bjorn on the Fourth of July?
You will get a gun Derby. Limited to three year old horses only is this a benchmark for future generations of thoroughbred horses.
This is a roller coaster ride on the lawn,the slope rises to a considerable height of Nelson’s column, sweep left sharp and round Tattenham Corner before and after the ethnic and camber full tracks.
Bjorn Nelson, owner of the English king, once lived in the vicinity of the course and have a choice of experience, Dettori in the pursuit of a lifelong dream.
Italian Knight, The selection of the future Tom Marquand Who rides the king of England, the victory of his Lingfield trial, will need all his nous to find a convenient location, from the start of the stall a go to provide the winner with Oath in 1999.
Derby dreams Baldings
Dettori was born five months before, the great Mill Reef, trained by Ian Balding to become a famous Derby winner in 1971.
Now bald son Andrew to seek their own place in the Epsom folklore, with the 2,000 Guineas winner tortoiseshell-Oisin Murphy to ride Sheikh Fahad of Qatar Racing.
“The lure of the competition race, more than any other race, and win the day is what guides me and my team,”said Balding.
“This is the Holy Grail of horse racing.”
Sister Claire, he burst into tears when The BBC television presentation As her brother won the Oaks in 2003, casual look, will cheer again in diarrhea-when working as a member of the Racecourse Committee.
King Aidan eighth?
The first line, in 1780, the race can be seen in a new milestone, with Irish trainer Aidan O’brien is seeking a record eighth victory.
O’brien has six of the 16 runners, with the main horse Ryan Moore selected to the tycoon in the hope of his progress from a defeat at Royal Ascot.
Moore did not choose the winner last year, when Anthony Van Dyck victory under Seamie Heffernan, who rode the Russian Emperor on Saturday.
Vatican City, myth, snakes and Amhran Na Bhfiann completion of the Derby squad for O’brien,who is the most like love in the oak and said he will be”very relaxed”watching television at home in Tipperary after the decision no, because of quarantine rules.
- Weather: Go on the track it may be good, Largely dry day forecast.
- Derby debut: the Harry Bentley(the highest Vega), Ben Curtis(Highland Chief), David Egan(Golden maze), Martin Harley(worthy)and Tom Marquand(Khalifa sit)all the cars in the race for the first time.
- The Magnificent Seven: John Potter, Robert Robson, Fred Darling is the only training of Personnel other than O’brien has trained the winner seven times.
- What is the name? Tortoise-shell translates from Japanese as’little turtle’, and Amhran Na Bhfiann is the Irish national anthem, also known as’the soldier’s song.
Derby runners and riders
Horses number, Picture, name, trainer, jockey
1 (5)Amhran Na Bhfiann(Ellen O’Brien/William Buick)
2 (4)Messenger(Hugo Palmer/Jim Crowley)
3 (1)King(Ed Walker/days figure processing)
4 (16)the Golden maze(Jessica Harrington/David Egan)
5 (13)Highland Chief(Paul and Oliver Cole/Ben Curtis)
6 (11)tortoise shell(Andrew Balding/Oisin Murphy)
7 (14)*Harry’s Law*sit in(Andrew Balding/Tom Marquand)
8 (7)the maximum Vega(Ralph Beckett/Harry Bentley)
9 (2)tycoon(Ellen O’brien/Ryan Moore)
10 (15)the Mohicans High(David Simcock/Andrea Atzeni)
11 (10)myth(Emily O’brien/James Doyle)
12 (3)Pyledriver(William Muir/Martin Dwyer)
13 (6)Russian Emperor(Emily O’brien/Seamie Heffernan)
14 (12)the snake(Al O’brien/Emmett McNamara)
15 (8)Vatican City(Ellen O’Brien/ha Beggy)
16 (9)worth(John Gosden/Martin Harley)
Near chance: 7-2 KING,5-1 tortoise shell,6-1Mogul, the Russian Emperor, 8-1 Vatican City, 12-1 Highland long, 16-1 of the Mohicans the Highlands, Serpentine, 18-1 Pyledriver,25-1 bar