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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 🇮🇪 pic.twitter.com/vEgKoQYrB9— Gar Toohey (@2hegar) June 29, 2020For the uneducated (includes me until two days ago), it means 'The Soldier's Song', aka the Irish Nati…