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2010 Epsom Derby

The 2010 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Saturday 5 June 2010. It was the 231st running of the Derby and was won by Workforce in a course record time.[1] The winner was ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Sir Michael Stoute. The pre-race favourite was Jan Vermeer.[2]


Race details

  • Sponsor: Investec
  • Winner's prize money: £771,504
  • Going: Good to firm
  • Number of runners: 12[3]
  • Winner's time: 2:31.33

Full result






1 Workforce Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute 6-1
2 7 At First Sight Seamie Heffernan Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 100-1
3 ½ Rewilding Frankie Dettori Mahmood al Zarooni 9-2
4 4 Jan Vermeer Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 9-4F
5 hd Midas Touch Colm O'Donoghue Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 6-1
6 ½ Al Zir Kieren Fallon Saeed bin Suroor 14-1
7 hd Coordinated Cut Jamie Spencer Michael Bell 20-1
8 Buzzword Ahmed Ajtebi Mahmood al Zarooni 40-1
9 Hot Prospect Philip Robinson Michael Jarvis 50-1
10 16 Azmeel William Buick John Gosden 14-1
11 Ted Spread Michael Hills Mark Tompkins 28-1
12 2 Bullet Train Tom Queally Henry Cecil 13-2

* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter – nse = nose; shd = short-head; hd = head; nk = neck
† Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Workforce:

  • Foaled: 2007
  • Sire: King's Best; Dam: Soviet Moon
  • Rating in 2010 World Thoroughbred Rankings:

Form analysis

Two-year-old races

Notable runs by the 2010 Derby participants as two-year-olds in 2009:

The road to Epsom

Early-season appearances in 2010 and trial races prior to running in the Derby:

Subsequent Group 1 wins

Group 1 / Grade I victories after running in the Derby.


  1. Workforce wins the Derby Sky Sports, 4 June 2010
  2. Jan Vermeer leads Derby field of 12 runners at Epsom BBC Sport, 4 June 2010
  3. Racing Card: 4:00 – Epsom Racing Post, 5 June 2010

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