The Derby meeting on the Epsom Downs. A beautiful setting for some of the finest flat racing on show anywhere in the world.
We can take such meetings for granted, but remember that racing folk worldwide envy us the Derby and the Oaks.
Some years the field for each race is stronger than others, that is inevitable. This year we have a firm favourite for the Derby on Saturday. But the Oaks looks more open.
At this time of the year some of the younger horses and just beginning to improve and, although the favourite for the . . .
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