Details for the running of The Investec Derby 2020 has now been released and the race will be run at 4.55pm on Saturday 4th July at Epsom Downs Racecourse. The change in start time from 4.30pm has been made to help further increase the audience for the greatest Flat race in the world. The Investec Derby will be the sixth race of a seven race card, taking place behind closed doors, with six races on ITV1.
Phil White, Regional Director, Jockey Club Racecourses – London Region, said: “We have worked closely with ITV to try and maximise our best possible reach for the Investec Derby. We’re always keen to explore ways to enhance our broadcast audience, and this unique year has provided us with an opportunity to do this. The Investec Derby is one of the greatest sporting occasions in the World and we are excited about showcasing it to a wider national and global audience.”
Investec Derby Day running order:
ITV1 1.50pm The Investec Woodcote EBF Stakes 6f
ITV1 2.25pm The Investec Surrey Stakes (Listed) 7f
ITV1 3.00pm The Investec Handicap Stakes 1m 2f
ITV1 3.40pm The Investec Oaks (Group 1) 1m 4f
ITV1 4.15pm The Princess Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Investec) (Group 3) 1m 113y
ITV1 4.55pm The Investec Derby (Group 1) 1m 4f
5.35pm The Investec Zebra Handicap Stakes 7f
With the meeting taking place behind closed doors Epsom Downs Racecourse invites you to join them from the comfort of your home. A special Derby @ Home web pages are being updated with advice on how to make the most of a Derby @ Home including Neil Phillips, The Wine Tipster suggests six great wines for under a tenner, How to create your own Derby Spritz cocktail at home with this simple recipe and What makes a Great British Picnic? Follow their guide to create the classic British picnic at home.
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