At the Heart of Irish Racing - 6/75 - The Curragh Racecourse

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June 29, 2018

Notice re: managing horse welfare in high temperatures

Statement issued by Curragh Racecourse Ltd ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival: Horse welfare is our priority over the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Weekend and having...

June 28, 2018

Saxon Warrior and Dee Ex Bee head a final field of 12 runners for Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh

Ireland’s premier Classic has attracted the biggest field for an Irish Derby since 2006 as Epsom Derby runner-up Dee Ex Bee looks to give trainer Mark Johnston his first success...

June 26, 2018

Quality field chasing Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby glory with three high class supplementary entries

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, rated as the leading three-year-old race in the world last year, is set for another stellar line up this Saturday with 14 entries received...

June 18, 2018

Nina Carberry launches 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival

Former champion female amateur jockey Nina Carberry today launched the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival at Mick Halford’s Copper Beech Stables with Platinum Warrior, one of the 36 entries...

June 15, 2018

Big names being targeted at €1.5m Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby

English 2,000 Guineas winner Saxon Warrior is on course to spearhead Aidan O’Brien’s challenge in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday, June 30th. O’Brien is...