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Occupation  Trainer
Career wins  3000+ (ongoing)

Name  Dermot Weld
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Born  29 July 1948 (age 67) Ireland (1948-07-29)
Role  Thoroughbred racehorse trainer
Books  Vintage Crop: Against All Odds
Similar People  Pat Smullen, Damien Oliver, Michael Smurfit, Kent Desormeaux, J P McManus

Education  University College Dublin

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Dermot K. Weld (born 29 July 1948) is one of Ireland's most successful racehorse trainers. He holds the record for the most winners trained in Ireland (2,578 set in August 2000).

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Educated at Newbridge College, a qualified veterinarian (UCD) and former jockey, Weld maintains his stable, Rosewell House, in Curragh, Ireland. He is married, with two sons.

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Irish bookmakers, Paddy Power, tried to launch a campaign to change the name of the Galway Races to the Dermot Weld Retirement Fund Races; however, it proved to be unsuccessful.

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He was played by Brendan Gleeson in the feature film The Cup.

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Major wins

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Ireland

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  • Irish 1000 Guineas - (4) - Prince's Polly (1982), Trusted Partner (1988), Nightime (2006), Bethrah (2010)
  • Irish 2000 Guineas - (1) - Flash of Steel (1986)
  • Irish Derby - (3) - Zagreb (1996), Grey Swallow (2004), Harzand (2016)
  • Irish Oaks - (2) - Blue Wind (1981), Dance Design (1996)
  • Irish St Leger - (7) - Vintage Crop (1993, 1994), Vinnie Roe (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004), Voleuse de Coeurs (2013)
  • Matron Stakes - (3) - Valley Forge (1977), Dress to Thrill (2002), Emulous (2011)
  • Moyglare Stud Stakes - (1) - Flutter Away (1987)
  • National Stakes - (5) - Diamonds Are Trumps (1977), Day Is Done (1981), Definite Article (1994), Mus-If (1998), Refuse to Bend (2002)
  • Phoenix Stakes - (2) - Kilijaro (1978), Smokey Lady (1979)
  • Pretty Polly Stakes - (4) - Market Booster (1992), Dance Design (1996, 1997), Chinese White (2010)
  • Tattersalls Gold Cup - (6) - Cockney Lass (1987), Definite Article (1996), Dance Design (1997), Grey Swallow (2005), Casual Conquest (2009), Fascinating Rock (2016)
  • Australia

  • Melbourne Cup - (2) - Vintage Crop (1993), Media Puzzle (2002)
  • France

  • Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp - (2) - Committed (1984, 1985)
  • Prix Royal-Oak - (1) - Vinnie Roe (2001)
  • Germany

  • Bayerisches Zuchtrennen - (1) - Market Booster (1993)
  • Great Britain

  • 2000 Guineas - (1) - Refuse to Bend (2003)
  • Ascot Gold Cup - (1) - Rite of Passage (2010)
  • Champion Stakes - (1) - Fascinating Rock (2015)
  • Cheveley Park Stakes - (1) - Sookera (1977)
  • Coronation Stakes - (1) - Sutton Place (1978)
  • Golden Jubilee Stakes - (2) - Committed (1984), Big Shuffle (1987)
  • Middle Park Stakes - (1) - Steel Heart (1974)
  • Nunthorpe Stakes - (1) - Committed (1984)
  • Epsom Derby - (1) - Harzand (2016)
  • Epsom Oaks - (1) - Blue Wind (1981)
  • Prince of Wales's Stakes - (1) - Free Eagle (2015)
  • St. James's Palace Stakes - (1) - Brief Truce (1992)
  • Sun Chariot Stakes - (1) - Dress to Thrill (2002)
  • Triumph Hurdle - (1) - Rare Holiday (1990)
  • Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Mile - (1) - Additional Risk (1991)
  • Italy

  • Derby Italiano - (1) - In a Tiff (1992)
  • United States

  • American Derby - (3) - Pine Dance (2000), Evolving Tactics (2003), Simple Exchange (2004)
  • American Oaks - (1) - Dimitrova (2003)
  • Belmont Stakes - (1) - Go and Go (1990)
  • Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes - (1) - Dimitrova (2003)
  • Man o' War Stakes - (1) - Zhukova (2017)
  • Secretariat Stakes - (1) - Winchester (2008)
  • References

    Dermot Weld Wikipedia


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