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History Of The English Derby - Epsom Derby


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Téléchargement le album Lord John Oaksey - History Of The English Derby - Epsom Derby


1Grundy 1975
2Santa Claus 1964
3Roberto 1972
4Hyperion 1933
5The Minstrel 1977
6St. Paddy 1960
7Never Say Die 1954
8Owen Tudor 1941
9Shirley Heights 1978
10Sea Bird II 1965
11Mill Reef 1971
12Sir Ivor 1968
13Blakeney 1969
14Nijinsky 1970
15Snow Knight 1974


  • NarratorLord John Oaksey, Peter Bromley , Raymond Glendenning


Including 15 of the greatest Derby wins as they actually happened. Narrative by Lord John Oaksey. [Front sleeve]


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, hand-etched): S-5 REP 2 A1 EG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, hand-etched (Note: 'RP' is scratched through)): S-6 RED RP 2 B1 EG


The Derby Stakes, officially the Investec Derby, popularly known as the Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in England open to three-year-old colts and fillies. It is run at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey over a distance of one mile, four furlongs and 6 yards 2,420 metres, usually on the first Saturday of June each year. It is Britain's richest horse race, and the most prestigious of the five Classics. It is sometimes referred to as the Blue Riband of the turf. The race serves as the middle leg. The 2020 Epsom Derby was the 241st annual running of the Derby horse race and took place at Epsom Downs Racecourse on 4 July 2020. The race was sponsored by Investec. It was originally scheduled to take place at on 6 June 2020, but was postponed until later in the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and eventually rescheduled to take place on 4 July 2020. The winner was the Coolmore Stud's chestnut colt Serpentine, ridden by Emmet McNamara and trained at Ballydoyle in Ireland by Aidan O'Brien, who. He was twice British Champion Amateur Jump Jockey, before becoming a celebrated journalist and recognisable racing personality both on television and through his charitable work for the Injured Jockeys Fund, which he helped establish. He has been described as quite possibly the outstanding. The Epsom Derby is the second leg of the Triple Crown as it comes after the 2000 Guineas and before the St Leger. The last horse to achieve the Triple Crown feat was Njinsky in 1970. Camelot went close to matching that achievement in 2012 but he could only finish second in the third leg at Doncaster over 1m6f. It is thought that the Derby was named in honour of the 12th Earl of Derby. He actually scored in the contest in 1784 as he owned the winner that year, Sir Peter Teazle. Robert Robson, John Porter and Fred Darling have all trained seven winning horses in the Derby. Robson did so in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Epsom Derby was created in 1821 by Théodore Géricault in Romanticism style. Find more prominent pieces of genre painting at best visual art brief history of derby, derbyshire. By Tim Lambert. ROMAN DERBY. By the time of the Domesday Book 1086 Derby had a population of about 2,000. That might seem very small to us but by the standards of the time, it was a fair sized town. A typical village had only 100 or 150 inhabitants. Derby in the middle ages. In 1154 Derby was given a charter a document granting the townspeople certain rights. In 1204 a new charter gave the people of Derby the right to rule themselves. They were allowed to elect 2 bailiffs who ran the town. The merchants of Derby were also allowed to form a merchant's guild. Kentucky Derby History at the Kentucky Derby. The 2020 Kentucky Derby is the 146th renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports. Live odds, betting, horse bios, travel info, tickets, news, and updates from Churchill Downs Race Track. While there, Clark attended the Epsom Derby in England, a well-known horse race run since 1780, and also fraternized with the French Jockey Club, a group that developed another popular horse race, the Grand Prix de Paris Longchamps. Clark was inspired by his travels and experiences, and, upon his return, was determined to create a spectacle horse racing event in the States. That said, the history of the Epsom Derby is fascinating and there is much here for racing fans to enjoy, even those who don't care about the bloodlines. The book begins with a four page introductory chapter, The foundation, which briefly describes Epsom's development as a spa town in the seventeenth century, during which period racing was staged on Epsom Downs. Lord Derby set about making his house into a desirable residence. Notable losers include Sceptre, who won the other four English classics of 1902, and Fairway, whose treatment by the crowd before the race probably caused his defeat in 1928. The postponed Epsom Derby and Oaks races, highly anticipated European races for 3-year-olds, may be rescheduled for early July, the Racing Post r. O'Brien equals Epsom Derby record with Anthony Van Dyck's win. With seven entries in Saturdays Epsom Derby and most of them in contention late, Aiden OBrien figured to win Europes classic 1 12-mile race. Masar turns the tables on Saxon Warrior in Epsom Derby 2018 win. Guest B. Snow Knight won the the Epsom Derby, then the following year earned an Eclipse Award as the American Champion Male Turf Horse. At stud he sired Awaasif, the dam of Snow Bride, winner of the 1989 Epsom Oaks and the dam of Lammtarra, winner of the 1995 Epsom Derby. 1973 - Morston - Edward Hide. Trainer: Arthur Budgett. After being rated the best English-trained two-year-old of 1966, Royal Palace won the first two legs of the Triple Crown, the 2000 Guineas and the Epsom Derby in 1967. He returned for an unbeaten four-year-old season in 1968 when he won four races which are now Group One events. 1966 - Charlottown - Scobie Breasley

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