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Epsom Derby Preview As 16 Go To Post

Only one horse wasn't declared at the final stage.

There will be 16 runners in Saturday's rescheduled Investec Derby behind closed doors at Epsom.

Armoury was the only horse not declared, reducing trainer Aidan O'Brien's squad to six as he bids for a record breaking eighth win in the race.

The field are headed by Frankie Dettori's ride English King and the 2000 Guineas winner Kameko.

Mike Vince has the details:

Declared runners in full:

1. Amhran Na Bhfiann - A P O'Brien
2.Emissary - Hugo Palmer 
3. English King - Ed Walker
4. Gold Maze - Mrs John Harrington
5. Highland Chief - Paul & Oliver Cole 
6. Kameko - Andrew Balding
7. Khalifa Sat - Andrew Balding 
8. Max Vega - Ralph Beckett 
9. Mogul - A P O'Brien
10. Mohican Heights - David Simcock 
11. Mythical - A P O'Brien
12. Pyledriver - William Muir 
13. Russian Emperor - A P O'Brien
14. Serpentine - A P O'Brien
15. Vatican City - A P O'Brien
16. Worthily - John Gosden

History could be made when the Derby takes place behind closed doors at Epsom tomorrow.

Trainer Ed Walker will try and saddle The Derby winner at his first attempt when he runs the well backed English King. 

English King won the Lingfield Derby Trial last time, the race Anthony Van Dyk claimed en route to success a year ago, and Walker has always thought his stable star could be special:

Another hopeful, 2-thousand Guineas winner Kameko looks to join an elite list of horses to complete the classic double.

But trainer Andrew Balding says they're not putting themselves under too much pressure:

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