Irish Derby

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Chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland Brian Kavanagh: “the investment in the Curragh is for the long term”. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive has refused to be drawn on what a satisfactory attendance will be for Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at(...)

 Anthony Van Dyck winning the Derby at Epsom  on June 1st. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Curragh authorities are examining if further steps can be taken to encourage greater international participation in future in the Dubai Duty Free (...)

 Seamie Heffernan riding Anthony Van Dyck to victory in  The Investec Derby Stakes at Epsom. O’Brien’s runner will bid for a double in the  Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Anthony Van Dyck headlines Aidan O’Brien’s six contenders for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The Investec Derby winner, (...)

 Donnacha O’Brien riding Saxon Warrior to victory in the  Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Saxon Warrior heads a field of 12 declared for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The brilliant winner of the 2000 Guineas i(...)

Capri (left) wins the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby from Cracksman (right) and Wings Of Eagles (centre). Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Irish Derby will be sponsored again this year by Dubai Duty Free with total prize money remaining unchanged at €1.5 million. The 2017 Irish Derb(...)

Capri, ridden by Seamie Heffernan (left) before winning the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: PA Wire

Plans for the 2018 Dubai Duty-Free Irish Derby to be run at the Curragh are unchanged although racing officials will examine the possibility of expan(...)

Dermot Weld: has indicated he will have a much reduced team of National Hunt horses this winter. Photograph: Inpho

This year’s dual-Derby hero Harzand has been retired to the Aga Khan’s Gilltown Stud in Co Kildare where he will stand alongside his sire, Sea The St(...)

Curragh Racecourse Ltd said on Tuesday that it has appointed Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company, which will own, operate and redevelop the racecourse and training grounds in Co Kildare.

Former European rugby chief, Derek McGrath, is to oversee the planned €65 million redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s premier flat trac(...)

Ryan Moore wins the Ribblesdale Stakes on board Curvy during Royal Ascot on June 18th. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

History will reverberate throughout the running of the 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby so a first success for Ryan Moore in Ireland’s premier classi(...)

Very rarely has a larger company mustered in the enclosure at the Curragh than that of yesterday, and even granting that the Irish Derby always proves(...)

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