Dermot Weld

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Pat Smullen: “We just have to wait and see how things go, and my priority is to get healthy and well again.” James Crombie

Pat Smullen still hopes to make a return to the saddle after he completes his recovery from cancer treatment. The nine-time Irish champion jockey, ba(...)

Donal McInerney and connections after winning The Paddy Power Steeplechase on Auvergnat . Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

JP McManus landed a third Paddy Power Chase in four years - and a seventh in all - at Leopardstown on Thursday although the winner Auvergnat was the ‘(...)

Paul Townend landed a 275-1 four-timer at Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A 275-1 Cork four-timer for Paul Townend on Sunday saw him gain a two winner lead over Rachael Blackmore at the top of the jump jockeys championship. (...)

Nico de Boinville on Altior (left) comes from behind to beat Paul Townsend on Min in the Champion Chase at Cheltenham in March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy is set to make his first start of the season in Leopardstown’s €175,000 Savills Chase over Christma(...)

Davy Russell and Presenting Percy en-route to victory in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham in 2018. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Presenting Percy is set to take the first step towards potential Cheltenham Gold Cup glory at Punchestown on Sunday. Last season’s top novice is alre(...)

Delta Work ridden by Davy Russell (left) beats Niven ridden by Jamie Moore to win the Porter & Co Beginners Chase at Down Royal last week. Photograph:   PA Wire

Despite sitting third in this season’s championship table Davy Russell is favourite to retain his jockey’s title and can eat into the gap to the lead(...)

Aidan O’Brien:  may send both the Irish 1,000 Guineas runner-up Could It Be Love and Most Gifted to the Listed Wentworth Stakes.  Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Ireland’s flat campaign on the turf finished on Sunday but Irish trainers could still target this Saturday’s finale to the British season in strength.(...)

Ryan Moore on Yucatan. The  colt has been the ante-post Melbourne Cup favourite since a spectacular Australian debut in a Caulfield Grade Two last month. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien drew a Breeders Cup blank in Kentucky, but switches his international focus to Australia in the early hours of Tuesday morning and a pot(...)

Ryan Moore riding Mendelssohn wins the UAE Derby  in Dubai, UAE. He will be O’Brien’s 18th Breeders Cup Classic starter.

Mendelssohn will be Aidan O’Brien’s 18th Breeders Cup Classic starter and maybe finally the one to give Ireland’s champion trainer something of a comi(...)

Frankie Dettori: “Records are there to be broken,” says the jockey of Enable’s chances of Breeders Cup Turf glory. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Dermot Weld’s Eziyra is one of three Breeders’ Cup rides for Frankie Dettori at Churchill Downs on Saturday although it is the dual-Arc heroine Enabl(...)

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