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the Derby


  1. . an annual horse race run at Epsom Downs, Surrey, since 1780: one of the English flat-racing classics

Example Sentences Including 'the Derby'

But there are three races I put a bit on each year--the National, the Derby and the Cup.
Fraser, Anthea The Gospel Makers
Corstens believes Mr Martini is the Derby horse of the pair.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
Galileo's trainer Aidan O'Brien relied on Hawk Wing who'd won the Coral Eclipse after finishing runner-up in the Derby.
Frankie Dettori with Jonathan Powell FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
No New York-bred had ever won the Derby , let alone the Crown.
Edmonton Sun (2003)


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