Definition of Derby Day in English:

Derby Day


  • 1The day on which the Epsom Derby is run.

    • ‘Should it be worn to the Curragh on a Derby Day which turned out to be less than clement, I reflected, death might indeed be the outcome, at least for the hat.’
    • ‘For 31 years at Yale, the last Saturday in April has been Derby Day, an event strictly for the hearty.’
    • ‘Traditionally a day for racing purists, Derby Day is considered one of the most prestigious single days of racing in Australasia, featuring a card of nine group races.’
    • ‘DERBY Day is expected to be a sell-out by race eve tomorrow.’
    • ‘This page shows photos taken at the Oaks Day and Derby Day events between 2003 and 2006, at the Epsom Downs racecourse in Surrey.’
    1. 1.1 The day on which the Kentucky Derby is run.