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Thunderstorms this morning left the course muddy and wet at the Epsom grounds ahead of this afternoons's Investec Derby.

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Epsom Derby weathers heavy morning showers

Clerk of the course Andrew Cooper expects the Epsom ground to remain predominately good despite a heavy shower ahead of this afternoon's Investec Derby.

The rain left the grounds wet and muddy, but the majority of the rain has finished for the day. Credit: PA

Six millimetres of rain fell this morning, mainly between 10am to 10.30am. Cooper said:

"It looks like we have had the worst of the forecast rain and we should be getting better, clearer weather from now on."

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