The first entry stage for the 2021 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby closed yesterday. Ireland’s premier Classic race is scheduled to take place on Saturday 26th June with total prize money of €1 million.
Many of the top two year olds in Europe are among the 90 entries including Group 1 winners
St Mark’s Basilica, Gear Up, Mac Swiney, Van Gogh and Thunder Moon.
Entries for the Juddmonte Irish Oaks also closed yesterday having attracted 76 of Europe’s best two year old fillies. These include Group 1 winners Pretty Gorgeous and Shale trained by brothers Joseph and Donnacha O’Brien respectively.