Unibet, part of the Kindred Group, has become the official betting partner for the Investec Derby Festival, part of a three-year deal between the bookmaker and Epsom Downs Racecourse.

Derby Festival partners with Unibet

The Investec Derby, which takes place on Saturday, June 3, regarded by many as the greatest flat race in the world, this year has a record minimum total prize fund of £1.5m.

Unibet estimates that there will more than £60m bet on this year’s race.

Tony Langenegger, sponsorship manager for The Jockey Club’s London region, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Unibet as the new official betting partner for the Investec Derby Festival in this three-year deal.

“This year’s Investec Derby promises to deliver another great contest, with 129 horses currently entered for the £1.5m contest.”