Investec Derby update following Media Day
Epsom Derby fever stepped up a gear on Thursday morning when the racing press flocked to the famous Downs to witness Investec Festival contenders in action on the gallops as part of the Surrey Venue's annual 'Breakfast with the Stars' media day.
Aidan O'Brien was amongst the top trainers interviewed, and William Hill - the official betting partners of the Investec Derby - have priced up a number of specials centred around the Ballydoyle handler, who is 5-2 to record a second Classic double of the year following his Guineas haul.
Investec Derby: 8-11 Camelot, 6-1 Bonfire, 14-1 Main Sequence, Parish Hall, 16-1 Imperial Monarch, 20-1 Astrology, Kesampour, 25-1 Thought Worthy, 33-1 Mariner's Cross, Mickdaam, 50-1 Farhaan, Father Of Science, Mandaean, Rugged Cross, 66-1 BAR (EW ¼ 1,2,3)
Investec Oaks: 11-4 Maybe, 3-1 The Fugue, 9-2 Kissed, Vow, 8-1 Kailani (needs to be supplemented), 12-1 Dalkala, 14-1 Colima, 20-1 Shirocco Star, Twirl, Was, 33-1 Betterbetterbetter, Coquet, Hazel Lavery, Pink Damsel, 40-1 Devotion, 50-1 BAR (EW ¼ 1,2,3)
Investec Dash: 10-1 Ballesteros, 12-1 Dickie's Lad, Long Awaited, Shoshoni Wind, York Glory, 14-1 Arctic Feeling, Bear Behind, Captain Dunne, Confessional, Duchess Dora, Es Que Love, Lexi's Hero, Verinco, 16-1 Cadeaux Pearl, Catfish, Chocolate Hills, Courageous, Jamesway, Lui Rei, Steps, Taajub, 20-1 Blue Jack, Celerina, Desert Law, Dinkum Diamond, Fitz Flyer, Humidor, Judge N Jury, Living It Large, Partner, Sohraab, Tax Free, The Thrill Is Gone, 25-1 BAR (EW ¼ 1,2,3,4
Aidan O'Brien to train the winner of the Investec Derby: 4-7
Aidan O'Brien to train the winner of the Investec Oaks: 11-10
Aidan O'Brien to train the winners of the Investec Derby & Oaks: 5-2
Highclere Thoroughbred Racing enhanced place double - both Vow and Bonfire to be placed in their respective races: 5-1
Camelot to win by less than 2 lengths: 5-2, Camelot to win by 2 lengths or more: 5-2
Camelot to win the British Triple Crown: 3-1