In Pictures

In pictures: Epsom Derby 2015

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Image caption The Derby is one of the biggest days of the racing calendar, attracting more than 100,000 spectators. It is one of the UK's classic flat races.
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Image caption The Red Devils - the Parachute Regiment's official display team - made quite an entrance to the Surrey racecourse.
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Image caption The Queen also arrived for the sunny 236th Derby at Epsom.
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Image caption The Queen is an owner and breeder of thoroughbreds.
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Image caption The Queen's Stand, on the finish line, has a prime view of the straight and the winners' enclosure.
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Image caption There is a strict dress code for some areas of the racecourse.
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Image caption In other enclosures, it is a more relaxed affair.
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Image caption Bubbles and big heels are a regular feature on Derby Day.
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Image caption There are always a few famous faces at Epsom for the Derby. Actress Liz Hurley was there...
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Image caption And England cricketer James Anderson was joined by several of his sporting colleagues.
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Image caption Britain's most famous flat-race jockey - Frankie Dettori - won the Derby on Golden Horn.