Epsom Derby Festival Archive
Unheralded colt Libertarian caused the biggest upset of the season so far to win the Group 2 Dante Stakes at York yesterday.
Epsom Derby contender Telescope, part-owned by retiring Manchester United Manager Alex Ferguson, will miss the Dante Stakes and could be ruled out of the Investec Derby Festival after suffering a blood infection on Tuesday.
Beaten 1000 Guineas favourite Hot Snap has been withdrawn from the Investec Oaks by owner Khalid Abdullah.
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Epsom Derby contender Battle of Marengo produced an underwhelming performance but was still able to score a comfortable victory in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes at Leopardstown today.
Aidan O’Brien-trained Ruler of the World proved his credentials as a leading 2013 Epsom Derby contender with an impressive victory in the Chester Vase yesterday.
Former Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni has lodged an appeal against an eight year ban for injecting fifteen horses with prohibited anabolic steroids.