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Location address: United Kingdom, Epsom and Ewell
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120,000 capacity Epsom Downs is a Grade 1 racecourse near Epsom, Surrey, England. The “downs” referred to in the name are part of the North Downs. The course is best known for hosting the Epsom Derby, the United Kingdom’s premier thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old colts and fillies, over a mile and a half (2400m). It also hosts the Epsom Oaks for three-year-old fillies and the Coronation Cup for all ages over the same distance.
Epsom is also famous for the hors races or derby, held here since 1730. The race takes place each year on the first weekend in June.
Linked groups: June recommended