'Derby' can also refer to...

Alfred Thomas Derby (1821—1873) watercolour painter




Derby Arboretum

Derby Day

Derby Dilly

Derby theory

Derby's Men

diocese of Derby

earls of Derby/Ferrers

Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799—1869) prime minister

Elias Hasket Derby (1739—1799) merchant in America

George Horatio Derby (1823—1861)

John Derby Allcroft (1822—1893) glove manufacturer and entrepreneur

Kentucky Derby

Old Tup, Derby Ram

Richard Derby (1712—1783) merchant in America

Stanley, Lord, Earl of Derby

15th earl of Derby, Edward Stanley (1826—1893) politician and diarist

7th earl of Derby, James Stanley (1607—1651) royalist army officer

Thomas Stanley, 1st earl of Derby (c. 1435—1504) magnate

Toronto stork derby

William Derby (1786—1847) watercolour and miniature painter

Windsor For The Derby


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Described by Disraeli as ‘the Blue Riband of the Turf’, the Derby is the top event in the flat season's racing calendar. First run on 4 May 1780, the race is named after its founder, the 12th earl of Derby. It is a race for 3‐year‐olds, run on Epsom downs.

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