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.’
    • ‘This page shows photos taken at the Oaks Day and Derby Day events between 2003 and 2006, at the Epsom Downs racecourse in Surrey.’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1The day on which the Kentucky Derby is run.


Derby Day

/ˈdərbē ˈˌdā/ /ˈdərbi ˈˌdeɪ/