The Epsom Derby is perhaps the biggest single race in the flat racing calendar, and for that reason the bookmakers always come good with some great free bets ahead of the event.
The 2023 Epsom Derby will take place between Friday June 2 and Saturday June 3, 2023.
Winners of the race are not only lauded for their ability, but generally go on to be great stallions and provide us with the stars of the future.
Desert Crown ridden by Richard Kingscote won the race in 2022, but attention has now turned to the 2023 edition.
Epsom Derby Free Bets
As ever you have to grab your free bet offers early as online bookies may hold their proverbial horses on Epsom Derby free bets on race day as they are sure to be overwhelmed with cash paying customers.
Nevertheless many regular free bet offers will still be in place, such as bet365′s free bet for backing the prior race winner if he starts at 4/1 or greater.
Epsom Derby Betting Offers & Enhanced Odds
Unlike Cheltenham Betting and Royal Ascot betting, the bets on Epsom Derby are more exciting as this is very much a one-race feature. An annual world-renowned contest where the public, very much like Grand National time, seem duty bound to place a bet.
As a result the major and reputable bookmaking brands offer up Epsom Derby free bet offers and squabble over featuring the best current Derby odds in order to get the most business from this early summer flat racing spectacle.
When & Where is the Epsom Derby?
The 2023 Epsom Derby will take place between Friday June 2 and Saturday June 3, 2023, in its traditional spot at Epsom Downs Racecourse which is 14 miles south-west of London.
If you are travelling to the racecourse by car, junction 9 on the M25 is where you need to exit the London orbital motorway.
Tote Betting on the Epsom Derby
There will be a lots of Tote betting options on the 2023 Epsom Derby. From win simple bets, trifectas, exactas, swinger and even superfecta (the first four home in correct order).
Epsom Derby Live Streaming
The Epsom Derby will be broadcast live on ITV and Racing TV television channels.
Otherwise, the best way to watch the action is via the live streaming facilities offered by the major bookmakers – such as Ladbrokes, Paddy Power etc – who will let you watch their stream for free once placing a bet on the classic horse race. The minimum qualifying stake is normally 50p or £1.
Epsom Derby Winners List
|2013||Ruler Of The World||Ryan Moore||Aiden O’Brien||7/1|
|2014||Australia||Joseph O’Brien||Aidan O’Brien||11/8f|
|2015||Golden Horn||Frankie Dettori||John Gosden||13/8f|
|2016||Harzand||Pat Smullen||John Oxx||13/2|
|2017||Wings Of Eagles||Padraig Beggy||Aidan O’Brien||40/1|
|2018||Masar||William Buick||Charlie Applepy||16/1|
|2019||Anthony Van Dyck||Seamie Heffernan||Aidan O’Brien||13/2|
|2020||Serpentine||Emmet McNamara||Aidan O’Brien||25/1|
|2021||Adayay||Adam Kirby||Charlie Appleby||16/1|
|2022||Desert Crown||Richard Kingscote||Sir Michael Stoute||5/2f|
What is the prize money for the Derby?
The winner will receive £850,650, the total prize-pool is £1.5 million.
What time is the Epsom Derby?
The main Investec Derby race start at 4.30pm UK time.
How long is the Epsom Derby?
One-mile and four-furlongs.
Has a filly ever won the Epsom Derby?
Six fillies have won the Derby. The most recent was Fifinella in 1916.
How much does is cost to enter the Derby?
Horses can enter the Derby at many stages. The later they are entered the more it will cost connections. The cheapest entry level, is still a few hundred pounds while a late supplementation can cost the owner five figures