2007 Epsom Derby

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Winner's racing colours

The 2007 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Saturday 2 June 2007. It was the 228th running of the Derby, and it was won by the pre-race favourite Authorized. The winner was ridden by Frankie Dettori and trained by Peter Chapple-Hyam. The race was notable for the fact that eight of the seventeen runners were trained by Aidan O'Brien.

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Vodafone
  • Winner's prize money: £709,750
  • Going: Good
  • Number of runners: 17
  • Winner's time: 2m 34.77s

Full result[edit]

* Horse Jockey Trainer SP
1 Authorized Frankie Dettori Peter Chapple-Hyam 5/4 fav
2 5 Eagle Mountain Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 6/1
3 Aqaleem Richard Hills Marcus Tregoning 9/1
4 hd Lucarno Steve Drowne John Gosden 16/1
5 ½ Soldier of Fortune Wayne Lordan Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 14/1
6 ¾ Salford Mill Ted Durcan David Elsworth 20/1
7 Kid Mambo Joe Fanning Terry Mills 50/1
8 nk Yellowstone Colm O'Donoghue Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 28/1
9 Acapulco Fran Berry Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 66/1
10 shd Admiralofthefleet Seamie Heffernan Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 14/1
11 6 Mahler Pat Smullen Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 20/1
12 2 Anton Chekhov Declan McDonogh Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 50/1
13 8 Regime Martin Dwyer Michael Bell 20/1
14 Leander Mark Gallagher Brett Johnson 100/1
15 1 Petara Bay Dane O'Neill Terry Mills 100/1
16 13 Strategic Prince Eddie Ahern Paul Cole 20/1
17 4 Archipenko Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 13/2

* 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]

Further details of the winner, Authorized:

Form analysis[edit]

Two-year-old races[edit]

Notable runs by the future Derby participants as two-year-olds in 2006.

The road to Epsom[edit]

Early-season appearances in 2007 and trial races prior to running in the Derby.

Subsequent Group 1 wins[edit]

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