The Epsom Derby is a grand spectacle fit for a queen, so there's no better time to host it than the Platinum Jubilee weekend.


The Queen is not expected to make an appearance at the Epsom Derby this year due to the sprawling array of Jubilee commitments coming up this week.

Unfortunately, Her Majesty won't have any of her horses running in the race after all three of her would-be entrants – Reach For The Moon, Educator and General Idea – were withdrawn from the race for various reasons.

The Derby remains an elusive prize for the Queen, who has won all four of the other Classics in horse racing, but never the Epsom Derby.

She came closest in 1953 with a second-place runner shortly after her coronation and hasn't been able to achieve that feat since. Reach For The Moon was seen as a genuine contender to cap off a big weekend for the Queen, but her wait for a winner continues. is here to round up all the details you need for the Epsom Derby 2022, including a full schedule so you know when to tune in for every race of the two-day event.

When is the Epsom Derby 2022?

The Epsom Derby races run from Friday 3rd June 2022 until Saturday 4th June.

Racing action begins at 2pm on each day and draws to a close with races at 5:40pm and 5:45pm respectively.

Epsom Derby 2022 schedule

Day 1: Friday 3rd June – Ladies Day

14:00 – Cazoo British EBF Woodcote Stakes
14:35 – The World Pool Handicap Stakes
15:10 – The Dahlbury Coronation Cup (Group 1)
15:45 – Cazoo Handicap Stakes
16:30 – Cazoo Oaks (Group 1)
17:15 – The Poundland Surrey Stakes
17:40 – Cazoo Derby Festival Handicap Stakes

Day 2: Saturday 4th June – Derby Day

14:00 – The Cazoo Handicap Stakes
14:35 – The Princess Elizabeth Stakes (Group 3)
15:10 – The Cazoo Diomed Stakes (Group 3)
15:45 – The Simpex Express 'Dash' Handicap Stakes
16:30 – The Cazoo Derby (Group 1)
17:15 – The World Pool Northern Dancer Handicap
17:45 – The JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap Stakes

How to watch the Epsom Derby on TV

Fans can tune in to watch the event for free on ITV at the following times:

Friday 3rd June – 1:10pm until 5pm.

Saturday 4th June – 12:40pm until 5pm.

Ed Chamberlain will lead coverage alongside special guests with plenty of drama expected across the span of the festival.

Live stream the Epsom Derby online

You can also live stream the Epsom Derby via ITV Hub on a range of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

The last two races of each day will be shown online at

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