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ITV Racing Preview: Will English King be crowned in the Epsom Derby?

| 03.07.2020

Latest odds ahead of Saturday’s bumper day of racing Ready for the belated Epsom Classics? We think they’ll be worth the wait, with an incredible card lined up in Surrey this Saturday. Ed Chamberlin and the team will be bringing you live coverage of six races, including the Epsom Oaks and the Derby, and we’ve looked over the best of the action. Epsom 13:50 The Investec Surrey Stakes 14:25 The Inve... more...

Our runner-by-runner guide to the 2020 Epsom Derby

| 01.07.2020

In-depth preview of the field as we mark out key runners in the classic. With the Epsom Derby and the Investec Oaks both taking place on Saturday, it’s set to be one of the biggest days in racing history. Irish trainer Aiden O’Brian is looking to make sure his name is in the history books too, as he looks to become an eight-time winner of the Derby. With seven horses in the field, he has a good ch... more...

English King 7/2 favourite for Investec Derby

| 22.06.2020

Frankie Dettori confirmed as the Epsom mount With the Investec Derby just around the corner, English King has been placed as the 7/2 favourite to claim the win in the Epsom Classic. The leading jockey from the Royal Ascot meet will be on board too, as Frankie Dettori has been confirmed to be riding the three-year-old Lingfield Derby Trial winning colt. Coral’s David Stevens said: “Having enjoyed g... more...

Sir Dragonet favourite for Epsom Derby after Chester Vase win

| 09.05.2019

Latest odds and betting for the Epsom Derby After success in yesterday’s Chester Vase, Sir Dragonet is now the clear favourite to win the Investec Derby at Epsom, according to our traders. The Aidan O’Brien-trained three-year-old colt has had his odds slashed from 7/1 to become the outright favourite at 7/2. Ballydoyle stablemate Circus Maximus has also had his odds trimmed for the Investec Derby ... more...

Cape of Good Hope earns 40/1 Classic quote after Trial win

| 24.04.2019

Latest odds and betting for the Investec Derby Following his victory at this afternoon’s Derby Trial at Epsom, Cape Of Good Hope has been added to the betting for the Investec Derby by our traders, landing as a 40/1 long-shot. The colt’s win came by half a length from Cap Francais in the 2:45 at Epsom, who pressed towards the end but the horse ridden by Ryan Moore held on to take the victory. Too ... more...

Racing Tips: Can Roaring Lion eclipse Saxon Warrior on Derby Day?

| 02.06.2018

Preview and odds for today’s racing Epsom is the focus for the much-anticipated 239th running of the Derby this Saturday. Saxon Warrior is odds-on to land the 1m4f test. But with favourites tumbling in every Classic so far this season, could we see another shock at the Surrey course? The Epsom Dash and the Princess Elizabeth Stakes compliment an action-packed five-race card on ITV. And the Coral N... more...

History against Saxon Warrior following nightmare Derby draw

| 01.06.2018

Favourite’s odds have lengthened Saxon Warrior has been eased for Saturday’s Epsom Derby after being drawn in stall one for the Classic. Aidan O’Brien’s star had been odds-on for the contest at 8/11, but a poor draw and worsening weather has seen his price lengthen slightly. And the son of Japanese legend Deep Impact will have to defy history if he’s to land the Classic for O’Brien for a record-eq... more...

Odds cut on Roaring Lion for Epsom Derby triumph next month

| 22.05.2018

Saxon Warrior still odds-on favourite Coral’s traders have trimmed the odds of an Epsom Derby triumph for Roaring Lion to 5/1 (from 6/1), following confirmation the three-year-old will feature next month. Having also recorded an impressive Dante Stakes win at York earlier this month, John Godsen’s charge is a firm second-favourite behind 4/6 frontrunner Saxon Warrior. Elsewhere in the betting, You... more...

Eight flat racing stars to add to your tracker for the 2018 season

| 27.03.2018

Flat season is almost upon us The Cheltenham Festival has passed and the Grand National is yet to come, but in-between the pair the flat season starts in earnest. Everyone already knows about stars including Enable, Whisper and Lady Aurelia. They’ll come out to play later in the year. But what about some of the lesser known fancies and promising progenies? The Coral News Team have delved head firs... more...

Derby market looks spot-on

| 03.06.2017

Cliffs Of Moher deserves favourite tag It’s the first Saturday in June, and that can mean only one thing to followers of the British horse racing scene – Investec Derby day at Epsom. Due off at 4.30pm, no less than 19 runners are expected to battle for the crown won by Harzand 12 months ago. This will be the 238th running of the famous race, with the ITV cameras bringing us all the build-up ... more...