Epsom Derby 2017: Race schedule and BBC radio coverage

Harzand ridden by Pat Smullen
There will be live coverage of the 2017 Epsom Derby on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website

The 2017 Derby Festival takes place from 2-3 June with the Derby on Saturday, 3 June at 16:30 BST.

The race is run at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey over a distance of one mile, four furlongs and 10 yards on the first Saturday of June each year.

Harzand, ridden by Pat Smullen, held off the challenge of favourite US Army Ranger and Idaho to win the 2016 race.

There is live radio coverage of the Derby on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website.

Full race schedule and BBC coverage (all times BST)

Saturday 3 June - Derby Day

BBC coverage: 12:00-18:00-live coverage and commentary from Derby day, including the Derby, on BBC Radio 5 live

14:00: The Investec Private Banking Stakes (Handicap)

14:35: The Princess Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by Investec) (Group 3)

15:10: The Investec Diomed Stakes (Group 3)

15:45: The Investec Corporate Banking 'Dash'

16:30: The Investec Derby

Runners and riders

17:15: The Investec Out Of The Ordinary Stakes (Handicap)

17:50: The Investec Asset Management Stakes (Handicap)

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