Midweek Derby on Diamond Jubilee Day

MP's are backing calls to move the date of the 2012 Derby to a midweek slot to coincide with the Queens Diamond Jubilee

MP’s in the All Party Racing and Bloodstock Group are in support of suggestions that the Derby could be moved to either Tuesday June 5th or Wednesday June 6th in 2012 to mark celebrations for the Queens Diamond Jubilee .
An additional Bank Holiday has already been announced for Tuesday June 5th to celebrate the occasion