The Investec Derby
The Supreme Test of the Racehorse
Friday 1st June 2018
On Friday 1st June, Epsom Downs Racecourse came alive as gates opened for the 2018 Investec Derby Festival. A key focus of the day was the stunning fashion, celebrated with the annual Style Award competition. Supported by Chi Chi London, a plethora of prizes were on offer, worth over £5000 to the best-dressed female.
The racing held exhilarating scenes with two Group 1 races, The Coronation Cup, won by Cracksman and The Investec Oaks, the contest of the three-year-old fillies, won by the incredible Together Forever.
The day ended in style with the Official After Party on the Hyperion Lawn, hosted by Investec Derby Festival, Ambassador Vogue Williams.
Behind the scenes at our 2018 Ambassador photoshoot with Vogue Williams & Frankie Bridge
Saturday 2nd June 2018
One of the greatest race days and social occasions of the British summer calendar.
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 from BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley, on the Hyperion Lawn in the Duchess’s Stand, Investec Derby Day delivers a truly quintessentially British experience.
Amongst the seven races is the Supreme Test of the Racehorse, the Investec Derby. The one everyone wants to win, with a prize pot of £1.5 million. The 2018 Investec Derby Winner was, Goldolphin owned Masar, ridden by William Buick.