How to watch the Derby: live stream horse racing from Epsom anywhere in the world

It's Derby day! The 239th Derby day in fact, and this year's hot favourite for the main event is Saxon Warrior. The Japanese-bred three-year-old has already won the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket earlier in the season and is unbeaten in four runs. And you can get a free live stream wherever on earth you dwell to see whether the odds-on fave will win this year's Epsom Derby.

Although Saxon Warrior is the horse to beat, the main challenge will come from, Roaring Lion, who recently won the Dante Stakes at York, and Young Rascal. And it's worth looking back to the 2017 Epsom Derby for a reminder that strange things do happen on the course - 40-1 outsider Wings of Eagles took the rosette.

The Epsom Derby weekend is an annual two day event, started in 1780, that's considered to be one of the biggest and most prestigious race events of the year. The £850,000 prize fund for the main event - the Investec Derby on Saturday - probably doesn't hurt that image, making it the UK's richest horse race. 

If you want to catch all the action live, read on to find out the best way you can do exactly that from wherever you are. And the best bit? It's absolutely FREE!

How to watch the Epsom Derby 2018 for free: UK stream

This year the Epsom Derby 2018 will be aired on ITV live meaning it's free for anyone to watch via TV, the ITV app or a TV player online. Alternatively, if you're watching online, we'd heartily recommend TVPlayer.com, which offers a host of channels with a high quality stream

Coverage of the main Investec Derby race will be at 4.30PM BST but coverage of the Epsom Derby starts at 1.30pm on Saturday.

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