Derby Day

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the day of the annual race for the Derby stakes, - Wednesday of the week before Whitsuntide.

See also: Derby

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POLICE are hunting three men after another derby day attack on a 'horse' in Newcastle.
Lucy says Herby has been attacked in the past -and it often happens on derby day.
And the 28-year old former Wales Students international is looking forward to the date in his home city, especially as he may have a dual role on Big Welsh Derby day.
For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring fashion statements, celebrities and the twin spires.
A LIFELONG Everton fan is swapping sides and supporting Liverpool ahead of derby day - in the name of charity.
SATURDAY'S glut of racing around Britain was witnessed by about 110,000 racegoers, an aggregate figure that perhaps only Derby day would beat, writes David Baxter.
Shrugging o- the damp weather on Derby day, the mezzo-soprano wore a pleated sleeveless dress with a distinctive black waistband.
EPSOM Derby day has been a special one in the past for Johnny Murtagh and so it proved again as he sent out his first winner as a trainer at Tramore.
Melbourne, Sept 3 (ANI): Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese will be attending Derby Day, gracing the marquees at Flemington, it has been confirmed.
TWO Merseyside police officers have been suspended, amid claims they tried to interfere with an investigation into a derby day brawl.
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MUSSELBURGH have pulled a golden rabbit out the hat to keep their punting hordes happy on Derby Day.