Article Date: 31-May-2012
Camelot heads the nine runners declared on Thursday morning for Saturday's Epsom Derby.
The 2000 Guineas winner will be ridden by Joseph O'Brien, whose father Aidan has not won the Derby since 2002.
Ryan Moore has been booked to ride Ballydoyle's only other runner in the race, the Chester winner Astrology. As expected, the stable's Sandown winner Imperial Monarch has been re-routed to Chantilly for the French Derby on Sunday.
Second favourite for Epsom is the Dante winner Bonfire (Andrew balding/Jimmy Fortune) while Lingfield Trial winner Main Sequence represents trainer David Lanigan and jockey Ted Durcan.
Chester Vase winner Mickdaam is a first Derby runner for Richard Fahey and Paul Hanagan.
Hayley Turner rides Cavaleiro for Marcus Tregoning and Minimise Risk, Rugged Cross and Thought Worthy complete the field.
Latest betting: 4/7 Camelot, 9/2 Bonfire, 8 Main Sequence, Astrology, 14 Thought Worthy, Mickdaam, 50 Rugged Cross, 66 Cavaleiro, Minimise Risk.
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