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The Epsom Derby, often referred to simply as “The Derby,” is one of the most prestigious horse racing events in the world. Held annually at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey, England, it is a highlight of the British social and sporting calendar. The race, which dates back to 1780, features three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies competing over a challenging mile and a half course. Renowned for its history and tradition, the Epsom Derby attracts a global audience, including royalty and celebrities, who gather to witness the finest in equestrian talent and to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this iconic event.

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Ladies Day

Day one at Epsom Racecourse, known as Ladies Day, is a dazzling display of elegance and excitement. The event features the third Classic of the season, The Betfred Oaks, showcasing the best fillies, and the prestigious Group One Coronation Cup. It’s a perfect blend of pageantry and racing, with vibrant fashion and a jubilant atmosphere.

Ezeliya stormed to victory in the Betfred Oaks, giving trainer Dermot Weld his second win in the race and his first in 43 years. Ridden by Chris Hayes, Ezeliya won by three lengths, with Dance Sequence in second and War Chimes in third. The favorite, Ylang Ylang, never posed a threat. This was Ezeliya’s third win in four starts, highlighting her remarkable ability.

In the Group One Holland Cooper Coronation Cup, Luxembourg, guided by Ryan Moore, delivered an impeccable performance. The five-year-old led from the start and held off a late challenge from Hamish to win by a length. This victory marked trainer Aidan O’Brien’s record-extending ninth win in the race and Luxembourg’s fourth Group One triumph, bringing his career earnings beyond £2.5 million.

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Derby Day

Derby Day at Epsom Racecourse is the pinnacle of the British flat racing calendar, combining top-tier horse racing with an atmosphere of unmatched excitement and tradition. Known for its rich history and prestige, this iconic event draws enthusiasts from around the world to witness the crowning of the sport’s finest talents. The day features the celebrated Epsom Derby, the most famous of the five Classics, where the best three-year-old colts and fillies compete for glory. With a mix of high fashion, festive crowds, and exhilarating races, Derby Day at Epsom is a quintessential celebration of British heritage and sporting excellence.

On Derby Day 2024, City Of Troy emerged victorious in the 245th running of the Epsom Classic, earning trainer Aidan O’Brien his record 10th Betfred Derby win. Guided by jockey Ryan Moore, City Of Troy overcame a challenging start, trailing early but showing an impressive turn of speed to finish two and three-quarter lengths ahead. Despite an initial scare with Voyage, a horse that lost its rider, the favorite maintained composure and excelled. Ambiente Friendly finished second, followed by Los Angeles in third and Deira Mile in fourth. O’Brien praised City Of Troy as his best Derby winner, attributing the success to his team’s hard work and meticulous preparation.

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Epsom Derby Festival Hospitality 2025

The Epsom Derby Festival 2025 promises an unforgettable experience for guests seeking premium hospitality. Set against the backdrop of one of England’s most historic racing venues, this festival offers a range of hospitality packages tailored to suit every taste and preference.

From exclusive dining experiences to luxurious private boxes overlooking the iconic Epsom Downs, guests are treated to unparalleled views of the action on the track while enjoying world-class service and gourmet cuisine. Whether indulging in a sumptuous champagne breakfast or savoring exquisite afternoon tea, attendees can immerse themselves in the sophistication and glamour of one of horse racing’s most prestigious events. With meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to excellence, the Epsom Derby Festival 2025 hospitality ensures an atmosphere of refined elegance and unrivaled luxury for all who attend.

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