Epsom Derby Festival Day 2 Tips

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The second day of the Derby Festival is known as Derby Day, and it is filled with suspenseful drama and history-making events.

Every jockey, trainer and owner aspires to win The Betfred Derby, which is run on Derby Day.

The Betfred Derby is contested over a 1-mile, 4 furlongs and 10-yard track that climbs to a height equal to Nelson’s Column. This event is the richest and most renowned in all of Britain, with a whopping prize pool of £1,125 million.

The first race of the day starts at 12:50 and the gates open at 10:30.

The day’s final race starts at 5:05 PM.

12:50 – Betfred Diomed Stakes

The opening race on day 2 of the Derby Festival is the Diomed Stakes.

This race is for horses aged 3 and above and ran a distance of 1 mile and 113 yards.

Our selections for this race are below:

  • Diomed Stakes Win Tip is Highland Avenue
  • Diomed Stakes EW Tip is Kolsai

1:30 – The Northern Dancer Handicap Stakes

The Derby is the 2nd race of day 2.

This race is for horses aged three and is run a distance of 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 10 yards.

Our selections for this race are below:

  • The Derby Win Tip is Arrest
  • The Derby EW Tip is White Birch

2:10 – Princess Elizabeth Stakes

The Princess Elizabeth Stakes is race number 3.

This race is for horses aged 3 and over and has a distance of 1 mile and 113 yards.

Check out our tips for this race:

  • Princess Elizabeth Stakes Win Tip is Potapova
  • Princess Elizabeth Stakes EW Tip is Shaara

2:45 – Aston Martin 3YO “Dash’” Handicap

The Epsom Dash is the 4th race to be taking place on day two.

This race is for horses aged 3 and older and has a distance of 5 furlongs.

Our tips for this race are below:

  • The Epsom Dash Win Tip is Estate
  • The Epsom Dash EW Tip is Grace Angel

3:20 – The ‘Dash’ Handicap Stakes

The Aston Martin “Dash” Handicap is the 5th race to be taking place on day two.

This race has a total distance of 5 furlongs.

Our tips for this race are below:

  • The Aston Martin “Dash” Handicap Win Tip is Live In The Moment
  • The Aston Martin “Dash” Handicap EW Tip is Ancient Times

3:55 – The Betfred Lestor Piggott Handicap Stakes (The Handicap Stakes)

The Handicap Stakes is the 6th race on Day 2.

This race has a total distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs.

Check below for our tips on this race:

  • The Handicap Stakes Win Tip is Torito
  • The Handicap Stakes EW Tip is Balance Play

4:30 – The Derby

The 7th race of day 2 is the Rio Ferdinand Foundation Northern Dancer Handicap.

This event has a distance of 1 mile and 4 furlongs.

Our selections for this race are below:

  • The Rio Ferdinand Foundation Northern Dancer Handicap Win Tip is Scampi
  • The Rio Ferdinand Foundation Northern Dancer Handicap EW Tip is Sea King

5:05 – JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap

The final race of the Derby Festival is the JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap.

This race has a short distance of 6 furlongs.

Listed below are our chosen selections for this race:

  • The JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap Win Tip is Probe
  • The JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap EW Tip is Haymaker

Epsom Derby Festival Day Two Racecard

Here are the races for day two of the Epsom Derby Festival.

  • 12:50 – Betfred Diomed Stakes (Group 3) Cl1 (3yo+) 1m½f ITV
  • 1:30 – Betfred Derby (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (No Geldings) Cl1 (3yo) 1m4f ITV
  • 2:10 – Princess Elizabeth Stakes (Group 3) (Fillies & Mares) Cl1 (3yo+) 1m½f ITV4
  • 2:45 – Aston Martin 3YO “Dash’” Handicap Cl3 (3yo 0-90) 5f ITV4
  • 3:20 – Aston Martin “Dash” Handicap (Heritage Handicap) Cl2 (3yo+) 5f ITV4
  • 3:55 – Betfred Lester Piggott Handicap Cl2 (3yo 0-100) 1m2f ITV4
  • 4:30 – Rio Ferdinand Foundation Northern Dancer Handicap Cl2 (4yo+ 0-105) 1m4f ITV4
  • 5:05 – JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap Cl2 (4yo+ 0-105) 6f ITV4

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Summary

We appreciate you looking over our Derby Festival Day 2 tips guide, and we hope our racing advice was useful.

Check out our tips for Day One of the Derby Festival if you like our advice for Day Two. Not something you’d want to pass up!

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