This was run on Saturday 9th June 2001 and the winner was bred by Mr David Tsui and Orpendale and trained by Aidan O'Brien. There were 12 runners and the winner won by 3 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 33.27 with a neck between second and third. The winner was owned by Mrs John Magnier and Michael Tabor and claimed a first prize of £580,000, (The equivalent of £912,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator). The second was owned by Lord Weinstock and the third by Godolphin.


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The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 2 minute 37 second clip of the Derby.


Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 GALILEO Mick Kinane A.P.O'Brien
2 GOLAN Pat Eddery Sir Michael Stoute
3 TOBOUGG Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor
4 MR COMBUSTIBLE Richard Hills Barry Hills
5 STORMING HOME Michael Hills Barry Hills
6 PERFECT SUNDAY Richard Hughes Barry Hills
7 DILSHAAN Johnny Murtagh Sir Michael Stoute
8 PUTRA SANDHURST Philip Robinson Michael Jarvis
9 SUNNY GLENN Jason Weaver Nick Littmoden
10 CHANCELLOR T.Quinn Barry Hills
11 KING CAREW Craig Williams Mick Channon


John Carroll Luke Comer
11/4 Galileo
11/4 Golan
9/2 Perfect Sunday
5/1 Dilshaan
9/1 Tobougg
14/1 Storming Home
16/1 Putra Sandhurst
20/1 Mr Combustible
25/1 Chancellor
150/1 Sunny Glenn
200/1 King Carew
200/1 Cashel Bay
  Over-Round 121%