This was run on Saturday 1st June 2013 and it was a fine,sunny day with good to soft going. The winner was bred by Southern Bloodstock and trained by Aidan O'Brien. The favourite was Dawn Approach who had won the 2000 Guineas impressively and the only question was whether he would stay the extra 4 furlongs. In the event those concerns proved to be true and the first 3 places were occupied by proven stayers, whilst Dawn Approach, who pulled throughout, came home last.There were 12 runners.

DERBY 2013

The winning time was 2 mins 39.06 secs. and the winning owners were Derrick Smith, Mrs John Magnier and Michael Tabor. The winners received £782,314 (The equivalent of £852,300 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator)

The winner won by a length and a half with a short head between second and third.

The Youtube link below is a 5 minute 4 second clip of the race


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No. Horse Trainer Jockey
1st RULER OF THE WORLD Aidan O'Brien Ryan Moore
2nd LIBERTARIAN Mrs K Burke William Buick
3rd GALILEO ROCK David Wachman W M Lodan
Also BATTLE OF MARENGO Aidan O'Brien Joseph O'Brien
Also CHOPIN A.Wohler (Germany) Jamie Spencer
Also DAWN APPROACH Jim Bolger Kevin Manning
Also FESTIVE CHEER Aidan O'Brien J A Heffernan
Also FLYING THE FLAG Aidan O'Brien C.O'Donoghue
Also MARS Aidan O'Brien Richard Hughes
Also MIRSAALE J.Tate Neil Callan
Also OCEAN APPLAUSE John Ryan D.O'Donoghue
Also OCOVANGO A.Fabre (France) P.Boudot
Tote Win £9.10 Places £2.50 £3.40 £7.10
5/4 fav Dawn Approach
11/2 Battle of Marengo
7/1 Ruler of the World
8/1 Ocovango
12/1 Chopin
12/1 Mars
14/1 Libertarian
25/1 Festive Cheer
25/1 Galileo Rock
50/1 Mirsaale
66/1 Flying the Flag
200/1 Ocean Applause
  Over-Round 117%