Epsom Derby Special: Speed Ratings – 6 June 2015

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Saturday is far and away one of the most important days in the UK horse racing calendar. Tens of thousands will travel to the Epsom Downs for the crucial second day of the 2015 Investec Derby Festival. This is when 12 horses will battle to be crowned winner of the £1.325 million Investec Derby.

Although cloudy weather is on the forecast, it is expected that the going will be good. For a preview of the 16:30 Investec Derby, it is worth analysing out the latest daily speed figures from the Racing Post.

Golden Horn is 11/8 favourite and has a top rating of 124, backed by three wins from four. The 9/2 Jack Hobbs is rated second at 118, with two from its past four races. Despite winning three from its last three, the 102-rated Success Days has long odds of 14/1. Success Days could be the best outside prospect.