2010 Epsom Derby

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2010 Epsom Derby
Derby
2010 Epsom Derby.jpg
The race is led by pacemaker At First Sight.
Location Epsom Downs Racecourse
Date 5 June 2010
Winning horse Workforce
Starting price 6/1
Jockey Ryan Moore
Trainer Michael Stoute
Owner Prince Khalid Abdullah
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Workforce At First Sight Rewilding

The 2010 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Saturday 5 June 2010. It was the 231st running of the Derby and was won by Workforce in a course record time.[1] The winner was ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Sir Michael Stoute. The pre-race favourite was Jan Vermeer.[2]

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Investec
  • Winner's prize money: £771,504
  • Going: Good to firm
  • Number of runners: 12[3]
  • Winner's time: 2:31.33

Full result[edit]

* Horse Jockey Trainer SP
1 Workforce Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 6-1
2 7 At First Sight Seamie Heffernan Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 100-1
3 ½ Rewilding Frankie Dettori Mahmood al Zarooni 9-2
4 4 Jan Vermeer Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 9-4F
5 hd Midas Touch Colm O'Donoghue Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 6-1
6 ½ Al Zir Kieren Fallon Saeed bin Suroor 14-1
7 hd Coordinated Cut Jamie Spencer Michael Bell 20-1
8 Buzzword Ahmed Ajtebi Mahmood al Zarooni 40-1
9 Hot Prospect Philip Robinson Michael Jarvis 50-1
10 16 Azmeel William Buick John Gosden 14-1
11 Ted Spread Michael Hills Mark Tompkins 28-1
12 2 Bullet Train Tom Queally Henry Cecil 13-2

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

Winner's details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Workforce:

Form analysis[edit]

Two-year-old races[edit]

Notable runs by the 2010 Derby participants as two-year-olds in 2009:

The road to Epsom[edit]

Early-season appearances in 2010 and trial races prior to running in the Derby:

Subsequent Group 1 wins[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Workforce wins the Derby Sky Sports, 4 June 2010
  2. ^ Jan Vermeer leads Derby field of 12 runners at Epsom BBC Sport, 4 June 2010
  3. ^ Racing Card: 4:00 – Epsom Racing Post, 5 June 2010

External links[edit]