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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They seemed to increase as night drew on, until at last the roads, my brother said, were like Epsom High Street on a Derby Day.
WITH derby day imminent we asked: "Who do you want to see win?
Only Irish Derby day attracts a five-figure crowd to earn a place in the top seven best-attended meetings dominated by mixed cards and jumps fixtures (see table below).
Derby day used to be brilliant when I was a kid, a carnival atmosphere.
The $400,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic, the second-most important race run on Derby day, was won by Stroll and Bailey with SweetReturn second.
NEWCASTLE United's derby day shame has again hit TV screens - as part of a behind the scenes look at East Coast Trains.
A Glaswegian who played for Celtic, Moyes is very aware of what the supporters go through on derby day.
The last time there was measurable rain on Kentucky Derby day, in 1994, Zito's Go for Gin splashed to the lead soon after the start and went on to win on a sloppy track.