Cazoo takes the reins at The Epsom Derby Festival

Online car retailer Cazoo has been announced as the new sponsor of the Epsom Derby.

Online car retailer Cazoo has been announced as the new sponsor of the Epsom Derby.

Cazoo is no stranger to the sporting arena. The London-based business also sponsors two Premier League teams in Aston Villa and Everton, cricket's new competition The Hundred, the EFL, the Rugby League World Cup 2021 and multiple snooker events.

The multi-year partnership, with The Jockey Club, for the eight races during the Cazoo Derby Festival includes naming rights and significant brand exposure for the meeting scheduled for June 4 and 5.

In addition to the two days of the Derby meeting, Cazoo will also have exposure and branding rights all year at all of The Jockey Club's 15 racecourses across the UK.

Alex Chesterman OBE, founder and CEO of Cazoo, said: "We're delighted to be sponsoring the Cazoo Derby Festival, one of the biggest events in horseracing.

"As the second biggest spectator sport in Britain, we look forward to engaging with racing fans around the country through this extensive partnership with The Jockey Club and to delivering the best car-buying experience to horseracing fans across the country."

Nevin Truesdale, chief executive of The Jockey Club, added: "Cazoo is a highly ambitious and successful growth brand that matches our ambitions for the future of the world's most famous Flat race.

"You cannot overstate the importance of the Derby to our sport globally, and it's vital we work with a partner passionate about bringing that to life in the years ahead.

"I'm delighted to welcome the Cazoo team to The Jockey Club and horseracing as a sport."

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