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Epsom, 6-7 June, 2008



Spectators enjoy their day

Spectators arrive for Ladies Day at Epsom well ahead of the first race to get a good spot and enjoy some refreshments

Ladies show off their hats

It is also a chance for some racegoers to show off their finest hats, part of the tradition at Ladies Days around the country

Racegoers check their programmes

Not to be left out, some of the latest head fashion for gentlemen of all ages is also on display at the Surrey course

A bookmaker prepares for a day's racing

While they get settled, a bookmaker begins to list his prices for the Epsom Oaks which Lush Lashes is favourite to win

Blythe Knight comes home ahead of Alexandros

The racing begins at 1340 BST with the Juddmonte Diomed Stakes which is won by Graham Gibbons on Blythe Knight

The horses pass the grandstand at Epsom

Little White Lie comes home ahead of Unshakable to claim victory in the Jeep Mile which follows at 1410 BST

Frankie Dettori rides the winner in the 1445 BST

Trained by Saeed bin Suroor, Emirates Skyline holds off Ladies Best and Rationale in the Totesport betXtra Rose Bowl

Jockey Frankie Dettori enjoys victory

He is ridden by Frankie Dettori who picks up his first win of the day - he is set for six rides in all on Friday

Soldier Of Fortune powers to victory

Soldier Of Fortune, ridden by Johnny Murtagh, triumphs over 12 furlongs 10 yards to win the Coronation Cup ahead of Youmzain

Jakovich is the best dressed

There are winners in the stands too, with Australian Vanessa Jakovich tasting glory in the the best-dressed lady competition

Seb Sanders rides Look Here to victory

The Oaks, the big race of the day, gets under way and sees 33-1 shot Look Here cause a big upset with his comfortable victory

Sanders celebrates

The win gives trainer Ralph Beckett and jockey Seb Sanders their first victory in the race

Iguazu Falls wins the 1650 BST

The 13-8 favourite Iguazu Falls wins the Surrey Stakes by four lengths as Dettori picks up his second win




see also
Epsom Derby meeting schedule
22 May 08 |  Horse Racing
Horse racing on the BBC
14 Mar 08 |  Horse Racing
Quiz the racing team
29 Mar 07 |  Horse Racing


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