What time does the Epsom Derby start?

Question: What time does the 2013 Epsom Derby horse race start?

The Epsom Derby

The Epsom Derby – Photo from monkeywing

Answer: This years Investec Epsom Derby race will begin at 4:00pm (16:00) UK time on Saturday the 1st of June, 2013.

The action will be televised live in the UK on Channel 4 with coverage of the days racing being broadcast from 1:00pm to 4:30pm.

Here is the full list of Channel 4’s horse racing coverage from Epsom Downs this Saturday:

1:35pm Out of The Ordinary Handicap

2:05pm Woodcote Stakes

2:40pm Coronation Cup

3:15pm Specialist Bank Dash

4:00pm Epsom Derby 2013

The Derby is classed as a Group 1 flat race which is open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies horses.

The race is traditionally run over a distance of one mile, four furlongs and 10 yards at the Epsom Downs Grade 1 racecourse in Surrey, England.