1. A race for three-year-old horses, run annually at Epsom (near London), for the Derby stakes. It was instituted by the 12th Earl of Derby, in 1780.
2. A race for three-year-old horses, such as that run annually at Epsom (near London) or in Kentucky (Kentuck Derby).
(horse race) blue riband of the English horseracing season, run over 2.4 km/1.5 mi at Epsom, Surrey, every June. It was established 1780 and named for the 12th Earl of Derby. The US has an equivalent horse race, the Kentucky Derby.
Klasična trka u Engleskoj koja se održava, u sredu posle Trojice, obično na čuvenom trkalištu u Epsomu, jugozapadno od Londona, na stazi od preko 2400m i sa konjima starim tri godine (ime dobila po svom osnivaču, lordu Derbiju, koji ju je osnovao 1780). (eng.)
A man's stiff felt hat with dome-shaped crown and narrow brim. Billycock.