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horses racing in snow
horses racing in snow
Winter Racing

A true test of skill.

The Winter Derby

The Winter Derby At Lingfield Races

Established in 1998, the Winter Derby is a flat horse race run at Lingfield Park during February - March each year, and is open to horses aged 4 and over.

snowing during horse race

What Is The Winter Derby?

Open to horses aged 4 and over, the race is run over one mile and two furlongs. It also doubles up as a Fast-Track Qualifier for the Coral Middle Distance Category All-Weather Championships, with the winner securing their place on Finals Day.

Jockey riding in Winter Derby at Lingfield Park

Who Has Won Before?

Previous winning horses include Convey, Grendisar and Tryster. There have been four jockeys who have won twice (Richard Hughes, Frankie Dettori, Adam Kirby and Andrea Atzeni), and 1 trainer who has won twice (Clive Brittain).

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