wissahickon at lingfield park resort 2019 all weather championships finals day

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Wednesday 21st April

Wed 21 April 2021
A still image captures the moment the field of horses are released from the starting gate.
A still image captures the moment the field of horses are released from the starting gate.
A Challenging Track

That provides the perfect trial.

The Derby Trial

The Derby Trial At Lingfield Races
Lingfield Park’s challenging track provides the truest test of any of the Epsom Derby Trials with a tight sweeping corner mirroring that of Epsom’s track.
A closeup of a jockey and his horse in action/

What Is The Derby Trial?

Established in 1932, and usually taking place in May each year, the event serves as a trial for The Epsom Derby, and the trials have been held exclusively at Lingfield since 1999. Recent winners include Kilimanjaro, Humphrey Bogart and Best Solution - who despite a penalty won by three and a quarter lengths.

Derby Trial Roll Of Honour
Year
Horse
Jockey
Trainer
2020
English King
Tom Marquand
Ed Walker
2019
Anthony Van Dyck
Ryan Moore
Aidan O'Brien
2018
Knight To Behold
Richard Kingscote
Harry Dunlop
2017
Best Solution<br>
Pat Cosgrave
Saeed bin Suroor
2016
Humphrey Bogart
Sean Levey
Richard Hannon Jr.
2015
Kilimanjaro
Ryan Moore
Aidan O'Brien
2014
Snow Sky
Jim Crowley
Sir Michael Stoute
2013
Nevis
Ryan Moore
Aidan O'Brien
2012
Main Sequence
Ted Durcan
David Lanigan
2011
Dordogne
Neil Callan
Mark Johnston
2010
Bullet Train
Tom Queally
Henry Cecil
2009
Age of Aquarius
Johnny Murtagh
Aidan O'Brien
2008
Alessandro Volta
Johnny Murtagh
Aidan O'Brien
2007
Aqaleem
Richard Hills
Marcus Tregoning
2006
Linda's Lad
Christophe Soumillon
André Fabre
2005
Kong
Richard Quinn
John Dunlop
2004
Percussionist
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden
2003
Franklins Gardens
Darryll Holland
Mark Tompkins
2002
Bandari
Kevin Darley
Mark Johnston
2001
Perfect Sunday
Richard Hughes
Barry Hills
2000
Saddler's Quest
Kevin Darley
Gerard Butler

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