Queen Elizabeth II arrives with her husband the Duke of Edinburgh for Derby Day of the 2016 Epsom Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse, southern England, Saturday June 4, 2016. (John Walton/ PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES
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June 04, 2016

EPSOM, England (AP) Harzand held off fast-finishing favorite US Army Ranger to win the English Derby on Saturday, earning $1.27 million for his owners from the richest race ever run in Britain.

Ridden by Pat Smullen, Harzand - a 13-2 shot - won by 1 1/2 lengths in front of Queen Elizabeth II and an estimated 125,000 spectators at Epsom racecourse.

US Army Ranger, the 7-2 favorite, was one of five runners in the field from trainer Aidan O'Brien. He was at the back of the 16-horse field for most of the race before launching a late attack on Harzand, who stayed strong in the final furlong.

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