Ruler of the World wins English Derby foxsports Jun 1, 2013 at 1:00a ET Ruler of the World won the English Derby by 1 1/2 lengths on Saturday, with favorite Dawn Approach finishing 11th 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 1 1/2-mile classic. Galileo Rock was third. It was the fourth Derby win for trainer Aidan O’Brien. FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!