Dermot Weld

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Seamie Heffernan aboard Santiago wins the 2020 Irish Derby. File photograph: Inpho

Last year’s Irish Derby hero Santiago returns for his first start of 2021 at Navan on Sunday. Ryan Moore makes the trip to Meath to team up with the(...)

Jack Charlton with his assistant manager Maurice Setters after the 1990 World Cup quarter-final. Both men died in 2020. File photograph: Inpho

The two men could hardly have been more different, other than, in their own way, each became footballing deity. Diego Maradona’s death, at the age of(...)

Shane Foley on Romanised winning the Tattersalls Ireland 2,000 Guineas  at the Curragh in 2018. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The 2018 Irish 2, 000 Guineas hero Romanised could have a glorious swansong to his racing career in Hong Kong on Sunday, although he has already given(...)

The talented Tarnawa has won eight of her 14 career starts to date. File photograph: Getty

Dermot Weld has confirmed his Breeders’ Cup heroine Tarnawa will stay in training in 2021 with the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe among her likely targets.(...)

Tarnawa, ridden by Colin Keane, crosses the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Keenland in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo: Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Colin Keane advertised his talents on the world stage in style at the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday night when Ireland’s champion jockey proved his intern(...)

Pierre-Charles Boudot, left in purple silks, rides Order of Australia to win the Breeders Cup Mile at Keeneland. Photograph: AP

Dermot Weld joined an exclusive club when Tarnawa swept to Breeders Cup glory in the $4 million Turf at Keeneland on Saturday night. On a programme w(...)

 Chris Hayes on Tarnawa at the Curragh Racecourse, Kildare, last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A unique Irish flat season dominated by coronavirus winds up on Saturday with almost everyone’s attention elsewhere on the Breeders Cup. US racing’s(...)

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Magical  has been made a 5-2 favourite for Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Turf. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien will hope for a change of fortune when Magical leads a team of eight Ballydoyle runners into the Breeders’ Cup in Keeneland later this w(...)

Twilight Payment ridden by Jye McNeil (No 6) on the way to victory   in the Melbourne Cup at the Flemington Racecourse. Photograph: George Salpigtidis/Racing Photos/AFP via  Getty Images

Another remarkable family success for Joseph O’Brien in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup was marred by fatal injuries sustained in the race by his father Aidan(...)

Jessica Harrington’s Cayenne Pepper in the  Filly & Mare at the Breeders’ Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jessica Harrington will be triple-handed in pursuit of a first Breeders’ Cup success in Keeneland next week. A trio of Cayenne Pepper (Filly & M(...)

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