Since 1780 the historic Epsom Racecourse has been the
home of the world famous Derby and since 2003 it has
also has been the scene of canine anarchy as dozens
of barking mad terriers compete in the Omni Terrier
The Omni Terrier Derby has grown in popularity with
dog owners and spectators over the past 14 years. An
unmissable slice of nonsense that also raises an ever
increasing amount for charities and keeps all number
of canine hooligans off the street.
Along with their roving international reporter, Anna
Webb from BBC Radio London's "Barking Blonds"
programme has attended several Omni Terrier Derbies.
Catch their excellent programme - Jo Good & Anna
Webb, THE BARKING HOUR, every Thursday 3pm-4pm BBC Radio
London 94.9 FM & DAB.
WATCH THIS SPACE
We will be updating the site in the coming weeks with
details of other attractions, news and new sponsors
so keep your eyes on terrierderby.com
A rude start ...
We would like to thank the whole crew including
Dave & Yvonne Green, Alec Tabet, Terry & Dena
Rechtern, Tim & Sue Clemence, Steve & Sue
Garland, Nina & Simon Bagley, Steve & Sue
Worsfold, Gary West and John Miles.
Not forgetting webmaster Alan Kiddle plus Oliver Leedham
and Ronnie Temple for some great photos.
Omni would like to thank Farm Fencing & Country Store, Windmill Farm Kennels & Cattery, SCG Flooring, McGee Demolition, The Southwark Brewing Company and Amari Plastics for their continued support of The Terrier Derby.
| 14th OMNI
Sunday 28th August 2016
Races start at 1pm
- with up to 16
heats then quarter finals, semi-final and grand final.
Plenty of parking in adjacent car parks; refreshments
available and toilet facilities are just metres away.
to download the Terrier
for terriers up to 15” at
Following twelve previous successful runnings, London
based print and display company, Omni
, were once again proud to sponsor
the 2015 Terrier Derby, run alongside the actual Derby
course at historic Epsom Racecourse - click
Despite the rather dull weather, over 60 barking mad
terriers took part.
The grand final was won by Lyra, a Parson Jack Russell
Terrier, owned by Michelle Blackwell from Toddy, owned
by Michelle's daughter Ryan, a gallant 2nd.
Derby supporting the
Royal Marsden Cancer Charity
Well over £1,200 has been raised so far for The
Royal Marsden Cancer Charity – you can donate via
Also, donate by texting BDEX60 to 70070.
The event is an hilarious spectacle for
audience and participants alike.
In its relatively short history, the Omni Terrier Derby
has mirrored the tradition and heritage of The Derby which
has been run since 1780, by having successive winners
descending from the same family. What price a son or daughter
of a previous winner capturing the Omni Terrier Derby
BRING YOUR TERRIER
PRE REGISTER NOW
The Omni Terrier Derby will be back on Sunday 28th August
If you have a terrier(s) up to 15” at the shoulder
then bring them along or just come and enjoy the fun with
the Terrier Racing set.
Owners can pre-register their terrier by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or call/text for more details 07979 605579.
SPECTATORS FREE !
There's a £2 entry fee per terrier in The Omni
Terrier Derby and free for
spectators - with a raffle and optional donation to
charities, which this year include The Royal Marsden
Cancer Charity, The Injured Jockey's Fund and canine
The attractions will again include the best turned out
dog competition which has become a feature of the day
with the prize of his and hers doggie hats crafted by
master milliner Jessica Rae.
| OMNI TERRIER
The Bell (aka
Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey KT20 7UJ
Saturday August 13th
Disco, Soul, Rock & Funk
and surprises to be announced.
proceeds to the
£3 to request a tune.
Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.
or text 07979 605579
OMNI TERRIER DERBY
Lyra owned by Michelle Blackwell