1999 Epsom Derby

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1999 Epsom Derby
Location Epsom Downs Racecourse
Date 5 June 1999
Winning horse Oath
Starting price 13/2
Jockey Kieren Fallon
Trainer Henry Cecil
Owner The Thoroughbred Corp.
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The 1999 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Saturday 5 June 1999. It was the 220th running of the Derby, and it was won by Oath. The winner was ridden by Kieren Fallon and trained by Henry Cecil. The pre-race favourite Dubai Millennium finished ninth.

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Vodafone
  • Winner's prize money: £611,450
  • Going: Good (Good to Soft in places)
  • Number of runners: 16
  • Winner's time: 2m 37.43s

Full result[edit]

* Horse Jockey Trainer SP
1 Oath Kieren Fallon Henry Cecil 13/2
2 Daliapour Gérald Mossé Luca Cumani 10/1
3 Beat All Gary Stevens Sir Michael Stoute 7/1
4 shd Housemaster Willie Ryan Michael Bell 12/1
5 All the Way Johnny Murtagh Terry Mills 33/1
6 nk Glamis Ray Cochrane John Gosden 40/1
7 Saffron Walden Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 8/1
8 Compton Admiral Thierry Jarnet Gerard Butler 25/1
9 Dubai Millennium Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 5/1 fav
10 3 Brancaster Jimmy Fortune Peter Chapple-Hyam 20/1
11 hd Val Royal Olivier Peslier André Fabre (FR) 14/1
12 Zaajer Richard Hills Ed Dunlop 16/1
13 shd Adair Daragh O'Donohoe Saeed bin Suroor 16/1
14 Salford Express Pat Eddery David Elsworth 12/1
15 9 Lucido Richard Quinn John Dunlop 13/2
16 1 Through the Rye Michael Hills Barry Hills 100/1

* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head; hd = head; nk = neck.
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.

Winner's details[edit]

Winner's racing colours

Further details of the winner, Oath:

Form analysis[edit]

Two-year-old races[edit]

Notable runs by the future Derby participants as two-year-olds in 1998.

The road to Epsom[edit]

Early-season appearances in 1999 and trial races prior to running in the Derby.

Subsequent Group 1 wins[edit]

Group 1 / Grade I victories after running in the Derby.