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2000 Epsom Derby

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Location  Epsom Downs Racecourse
Winning horse  Sinndar
Jockey  Johnny Murtagh
Date  10 June 2000
SP  7/1
Trainer  John Oxx
2000 Epsom Derby

The 2000 Epsom Derby was a horse race which took place at Epsom Downs on Saturday June 10, 2000. It was the 221st running of the Derby, and it was won by Sinndar. The winner was ridden by Johnny Murtagh and trained by John Oxx. The pre-race favourite Beat Hollow finished third.


Race details

  • Sponsor: Vodafone
  • Winner's prize money: £609,000
  • Going: Good
  • Number of runners: 15
  • Winner's time: 2m 36.75s
  • Full result

    * The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. hd = head; nk = neck.
    † Trainers are based in Great Britain unless indicated.

    Winner's details

    Further details of the winner, Sinndar:

  • Foaled: February 27, 1997 in Ireland
  • Sire: Grand Lodge; Dam: Sinntara (Lashkari)
  • Owner: HH Aga Khan IV
  • Breeder: HH Aga Khan IV
  • Rating in 2000 International Classifications: 132
  • Two-year-old races

    Notable runs by the future Derby participants as two-year-olds in 1999.

  • Sinndar1st National Stakes
  • Best of the Bests1st Solario Stakes, 2nd Royal Lodge Stakes
  • Barathea Guest9th Coventry Stakes, 2nd Grand Critérium
  • Zyz3rd Horris Hill Stakes
  • Aristotle1st Racing Post Trophy
  • Kingsclere4th Vintage Stakes, 3rd Solario Stakes, 2nd Stardom Stakes, 3rd Royal Lodge Stakes
  • The road to Epsom

    Early-season appearances in 2000 and trial races prior to running in the Derby.

  • Sinndar2nd Ballysax Stakes, 1st Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial
  • Sakhee1st Sandown Classic Trial, 1st Dante Stakes
  • Beat Hollow1st Newmarket Stakes
  • Best of the Bests3rd Dante Stakes
  • Hatha Anna5th Glasgow Stakes
  • St Expedit2nd Predominate Stakes
  • Barathea Guest1st Greenham Stakes, 3rd 2,000 Guineas, 4th Irish 2,000 Guineas
  • Zyz3rd Easter Stakes, 3rd Dee Stakes
  • Aristotle3rd Prix Greffulhe
  • Inchlonaig4th UAE Derby
  • Broche7th UAE Derby, 20th 2,000 Guineas, 5th Prix du Jockey Club
  • Going Global3rd Sandown Classic Trial, 2nd Lingfield Derby Trial
  • Kingsclere1st Easter Stakes, 5th Chester Vase
  • Subsequent Group 1 wins

    Group 1 / Grade I victories after running in the Derby.

  • SinndarIrish Derby (2000), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (2000)
  • SakheeInternational Stakes (2001), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (2001)
  • Beat HollowGrand Prix de Paris (2000), Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (2002), Manhattan Handicap (2002), Arlington Million (2002)
  • Best of the BestsPrix d'Ispahan (2002)
  • References

    2000 Epsom Derby Wikipedia