With winnings of £1.325m, the Investec Epsom Derby has one of the biggest prize in money in UK racing, matched only by the prestige that victory brings. It remains the one race that everyone wants to win and boasts an unrivalled roll of honour, from legendary names such as Seabird, Nijinsky, Mill Reef, Shergar, Galileo and more right up to 2016 hero Harzand.
The vibrant atmosphere, roaring laughter and thundering hooves of top quality racing are what make the Investec Derby Festival an unmistakably British event and The Greatest Summer Celebration.
Rain or shine, every year on the first Friday of June, a multitude of ladies and gents head to Epsom Downs Racecourse to experience a day full of high octane racing, music, glamour and fashion. Across the Queen’s Stand to The Hill there is an air of excitement all round.
Dressed to impress, Ladies in the Queen’s Stand and Duchess’s Stand are invited to enter the Style Awards with the promise of not only taking the title but going home with some superb prizes. With a series of six races throughout the day and post racing DJ set in the Hyperion Bar it’s a day to mark the start of your summer.
From the carnival atmosphere and picnics on the Hill, to top hat and tails in the Queen’s Stand and upbeat musical entertainment, topped off by a post DJ set in the Hyperion in the Duchess’s Stand it is a day that delivers a truly quintessentially British experience. It’s a vibrant day full of fun, cheers and celebrations.
Amongst the six races, features The Greatest Flat Race in the World. The race that only the best three year olds can compete in. The race they get just one shot at. The one all Jockey’s want to win. The Investec Derby Stakes.
G&T Executive provide an executive chauffeur taxi service to Epsom Downs Racecourse.