Click here to read the press release of the race, which was contested at Velka Chuchle in Prague. The race was contested amidst controversy when Czech racing official decided at the last minute to bar a Slovak entrant. This action prompted the connections of last year’s Czech Derby winner and Central European star Age of Jape to bypass a supporting race on the Derby card. Ironically, the winning rider, a 16-year-old girl and only the second woman to win the classic, was a Slovak.
|1195 90. FORTUNA ČESKÉ DERBY
Flat – Gd-3 – 2400 m
2500000 Kč (1000000 – 550000 – 350000 – 250000 – 175000)
3 yo. Entrance money 18750 + 50000 Kč