This was run on Saturday 3rd June 2006 and the winner was bred by the Old Suffolk Stud and trained by Marcus Tregoning. There were 18 runners and the winner won by a Short Head in 2 mins 35.23 secs, with a head between second and third. The first prize was £740,695.10 (The equivalent of £1,019,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator) and the winning owner was Mr A.E.Pakenham.


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The RacingUK website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Epsom Derby. The link below is a 4 minute 5 second clip of the Derby.


Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 SIR PERCY Martin Dwyer Marcus Tregoning
2 DRAGON DANCER Darryl Holland Geoff Wragg
3 DYLAN THOMAS Johnny Murtagh A.P.O'Brien
4 HALA BEK Philip Robinson Michael Jarvis
5 VISINDAR Christophe Soumillon A.Fabre
6 BEST ALIBI Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute
7 SIXTIES ICON Shane Kelly Jeremy Noseda
8 MOUNTAIN Seamie Heffernan A.P.O'Brien
9 LINDA'S LAD Frankie Dettori A.Fabre
10 PAPAL BULL Robert Winston Sir Michael Stoute
11 CHAMPIONSHIP POINT Ted Durcan Mich Channon
12 SEPTIMUS Mick Kinane A.P.O'Brien
13 BEFORE YOU GO Ian Mongan T.G.Mills
14 SIENNA STORM Michael Hills Mark Tompkins
15 ATLANTIC WAVES Joe Fanning Mark Johnston
16 SNOQUALMIE BOY John F.Egan David Elsworth
17 NODDIES WAY Robert Miles John Panvert
PU HORATION NELSON Kieren Fallon A.P.O'Brien

Tote Win £7.40 Places £2.80 £10.50 £5.90

2/1 Visindar
11/2 Horatio Nelson
6/1 Sir Percy
17/2 Septimus
9/1 Hala Bek
9/1 Linda's Lad
11/1 Papal Bull
12/1 Championship Point
25/1 Dylan Thomas
25/1 Atlantic Waves
33/1 Best Alibi
50/1 Mountain
66/1 Dragon Dancer
66/1 Sixties Icon
100/1 Before You Go
150/1 Snoqualmie Boy
200/1 Sienna Storm
500/1 Noddies Way
  Over-Round 127%