Epsom Derby as we know is a flat surface horse riding contest that is contested in England. For sponsorship reasons, it is also regarded as Cazoo Derby. The horses which can participate are all 3 years old colts and fillies held at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey. It is always held on the first Saturday of the month of June. It is was inaugurated in the year 17
Epsom Derby 2022 is going to be held on the 3rd and 4th of June this year. The ground where the contest is going to be held is 1 mile, 4 furlongs, and 6 yards. The contest is known to be one of Britain’s richest horsing events and the most prestigious amongst the Classics. The name ‘ Epsom Derby’ is regarded as the ‘the Derby’ in Britain since it is the most prestigious horse racing event whose TV viewership is also widely popular across the globe. So let’s have a look at the details of this event.
Epsom Derby 2022: Everything you need to know
As we mentioned earlier, Epsom Derby is the most prestigious event in England, so the prize money which is accumulated for the participants and the winner is also quite attractive. The winner here wins a jackpot. The 2021 edition of Epsom Derby was
Adayar was riding by the jockey Adam Kirby. The time of the race for Adayar recoded was 2.36 minutes.
The Cazoo Derby 2022 is scheduled to begin on Friday, 3rd June at Epsom Downs Racecourse. This is going to be the first event that will have the popular Ladies Day. The Main, Derby Day is on Saturday 4th June which features seven races, including the Greatest Flat Race in the World. Have a look at the schedule below that states the time of the races. The one in bold is the actual race.
|START TIME||TYPE OF RACE||DISTANCE|
|2.00pm||The Cazoo Handicap Stakes||1M 2F|
|2.35pm||The Princess Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Cazoo) (Group 3)||1M 113Y|
|3.10pm||The Cazoo Diomed Stakes (Group 3)||1M 113Y|
|3.45pm||The ‘Dash’ Handicap Stakes (Heritage Handicap)||5F|
|4.30pm||The Cazoo Derby (Group 1) (British Champion Series)||1M 4F|
|5.15pm||The World Pool Northern Dancer Handicap||1M 4F|
|5.45pm||The JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap Stakes||6F|
Epsom Derby 2022 Prize Money Breakdown and Previous year’s Winners.
The prize money which the conformed by the officials is set to be £1.5 million. This is a huge increase in the total purse while we compare it to last year’s which was £1.2 million. The winner of the race will get a handsome share of £750k into his account.
Also, the prize purse which was accumulated last year at the 2021 Epsom Derby was accounted to be £1,125,000. The winner of the 2021 edition of the race bagged a sum total of £850,650. Have a look at the previous season’s winners also which are mentioned below in the table.
|2018||Masar||3||Charlie Appleby||William Buick|
|2017||Wings Of Eagles||3||Aidan O’Brien||Padraig Beggy|
|2016||Harzand||3||Dermot Weld||Pat Smullen|
|2015||Golden Horn||3||John Gosden||Frankie Dettori|
|2014||Australia||3||Aidan O’Brien||Joseph O’Brien|
|2013||Ruler Of The World||3||Aidan O’Brien||Ryan Moore|
|2012||Camelot||3||Aidan O’Brien||Joseph O’Brien|
|2011||Pour Moi||3||Andre Fabre||Mickael Barzalona|
|2010||Workforce||3||Sir Michael Stoute||Ryan Moore|