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Derby preview

The show must go on! There'll be no open top buses, no fairground rides on the infield, no paying customers at all. Just a few owners under tight Covid-19 protocols plus the participants for this year's Derby. A month later than usual, it's the Derby we're just glad we get to have, considering where we could have been. On with my preview... ----------------------------- THE DERBY Epsom Downs, 1m4f6yds,. Group 1 for 3yo colts and fillies £500,000.  1655 local time, 0155 Sydney, 1155 New York Amhran Na Bhfiann (50/1) - pronounced Ow-rawn-na-veean . Have seen a few from across the pond looking to see how you pronounce @Ballydoyle ‘s Amhran Na Bhfiann ahead of the @Investec Derby @Ascot 🇬🇧 This is the simplest form of explaining instead of trying to word it 🗣 CC: all @itvracing @RacingTV @AtTheRaces etc 🇮🇪 — Gar Toohey (@2hegar) June 29, 2020 For the uneducated (includes me until two days ago), it means 'The Soldier's Song