Angus Gold

10 results

This year’s Punchestown Festival was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Getty

Ireland’s smaller racecourses are in a better position to cope with the prospect of operating behind closed doors into the future due to the coronavir(...)

 Jim Crowley riding Muntahaa to win the  Ebor at York. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Muntahaa led home stablemate Weekender to provide John Gosden with a one-two in the t Ebor at York. It has been quite a week for the Clarehaven handl(...)

 Dermot Weld’s unbeaten colt Zawraq will be out of action for at least three months after X-rays revealed a fracture to his off-fore cannon bone. Photo:  Brian Lawless/PA

Dermot Weld’s Zawraq is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after X-rays revealed a fracture to his off-fore cannon bone. The unbeaten colt was s(...)

Zawraq has been ruled out of the Epsom Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Zawraq will miss the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday. Dermot Weld’s colt has not fully recovered from a minor setback he suffered earlier in the w(...)

Dermot Weld’s Zawraq is winning a fitness battle ahead of Saturday’s Epsom Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Zawraq is reported to have made “substantial improvement” in his race against time to be fit for the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday. Dermot Weld’(...)

New Bay ridden by Vincent Cheminaud winning the French Derby ahead of Highland Reel. Photograph: Thomas Samson

Aidan O’Brien came up just short of securing a first French Derby success when Highland Reel found New Bay too good at Chantilly on Sunday, but atte(...)

Zawraq and Pat Smullen. Dermot Weld had dangled the idea of next weekend’s Irish Guineas as a possible target for Sheikh Hamdan’s colt, but the owner’s spokesman has indicated Zawraq will go straight for the Derby

Dermot Weld’s exciting colt Zawraq may have run only twice but he looks like being a major Derby player at Epsom in three weeks.Meanwhile his stable (...)

 Kevin Manning riding Trading Leather to win The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at Curragh last year. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Aidan O’Brien and Jim Bolger already know what it takes to win the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and both Irish trainers look set to tar(...)

Tarasha is joint-second favourite for Saturday’s  Irish Oaks at the Curragh. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Sheikh Hamdan’s Shadwell organisation looks to have a firm grip on Saturday evening’s Darley Irish Oaks with the hot-favourite Taghrooda backed up by (...)

Dermot Weld: Does not think stamina or camber of the track will be a problem for Tarfasha. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is nearly five years since Awzaan gave owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum his last Group One win in Britain but he has two big chances in today’s Inves(...)