Authorised is big race favourite

It’s the biggest day of the flat racing sason in the UK on Saturday with the running of the Vodaphone Derby at Epsom.   The very warm favourite is Authorised trained by Peter Chappel Hyam and ridden by Frankie Dettori.   He was a very impressive winner of the Dante Stakes recently and he would be good enough to give Frankie Dettori his first Derby success.   The prices are Authorised 4/5; Archipelko 8/1; Aqualeem 10/1; Soldier of Fortune (Aidan O’Brien) 10/1; Eagle Mountain 14/1; Salford Mills 14/1; 16/1 bar.   There will be great interest in the Vodaphone Oaks on Friday and the prices for the fillies race are: 7/4 Passing of Time; 5/1 Light Shift; 5/1 Salina; 8/1 Measured Tempo 11/1; Simply Perfect 12/1; All My Loving (Aidan O’Brien) 14/1 bar.   It’s another big weekend in GAA and the prices available are as follows: Longford 100/30 v Laois 30/100; Draw 15/2. Antrim 4/1 v Derry 2/9; Draw 9/1. Waterford 11/1 v Kerry 1/50; Draw 18/1. Tipperary 12/1 v  Cork 1/66; Draw 18/1. Louth 8/13 v Wicklow 7/4; Draw 13/2. Dublin 4/9 v Meath 9/4; Draw 15/2.   An interesting bet here might be Meath + 3 points at 5/6. Bet of the week Authorised to justify the odds and win a first Epsom Derby for jockey Frankie Dettori at 4/5.