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Ruler of the World wins English Derby

June 1, 2013

NEWMARKET, England (AP) — Ruler of the World won the English Derby by 1½ lengths Saturday, with favorite Dawn Approach finishing last in the 12-horse field.

A crowd of more than 100,000 attended the race at Epsom, including Queen Elizabeth II.

Sent off at odds of 7-1, Ruler of the World held off Libertarian for the win in the 1½-mile classic. Galileo Rock was third.

It was the fourth Derby win for trainer Aidan O’Brien.

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