News About: Dermot Weld

Carpenter Thrilled With 2015 Melbourne Cup Nominations

Carpenter Thrilled With 2015 Melbourne Cup Nominations

2 Sep, 2015

The 2015 Melbourne Cup nominations were released yesterday and Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter is thrilled with the quality of the entries for ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Red Cadeaux is one of a host of international stayers that have been included in the 2015 Melbourne Cup nominations. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

No Melbourne Cup For Forgotten Rules

No Melbourne Cup For Forgotten Rules

8 Jul, 2015

Leading Irish trainer Dermot Weld has revealed that he is highly unlikely to send Forgotten Rules to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

Dermot Weld has not had a Melbourne Cup runner since Galileo’s Choice finished 20th behind Green Moon in 2012. Photo by: Steve Hart

Forgotten Rules stamped himself as one of the most …

Brazen Beau remains favourite for Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Brazen Beau remains favourite for Diamond Jubilee Stakes

19 Jun, 2015

Brazen Beau remains the favourite for the Group 1 £525,000 The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6 furlongs) at Royal Ascot on Saturday after fifteen runners made up the final field.

Brazen Beau has been marked as the favourite for The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Drawing the outside barrier in the …

Melbourne Cup An Option For Gold Cup Winner Trip To Paris

Melbourne Cup An Option For Gold Cup Winner Trip To Paris

19 Jun, 2015

Trainer Ed Dunlop has revealed that the 2015 Melbourne Cup is an option for Trip To Paris after he recorded an upset victory in the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot this morning.

Trip To Paris could join stablemate Red Cadeaux (pictured) in Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Dermot …

Criterion Finishes A Credible Fifth In Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

Criterion Finishes A Credible Fifth In Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

18 Jun, 2015

Triple Group 1 winner Criterion produced a gallant performance to finish a credible fifth behind Dermot Weld-trained Free Eagle in the 2015 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot this morning.

Criterion (pictured winning the Queen Elizabeth Stakes) finished a game fifth in the 2015 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Criterion jumped …

Criterion at handy odds in Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

Criterion at handy odds in Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

17 Jun, 2015

Australia’s hope in the Group 1 £525,000 The Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1 mile, 2 furlongs) at Royal Ascot today, Criterion, is not regarded as one of the top fancies in the market order with British bookmakers.

Criterion is at handy odds for The Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.…

MVRC lists international invitees for 2015 Cox Plate

MVRC lists international invitees for 2015 Cox Plate

12 Jun, 2015

Next week’s Royal Ascot performances will provide a tremendous guide for some of the international horses the Moonee Valley Racing Club have invited to run in the 2015 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley in October.

Irsih galloper Adelaide with Ryan Moore on top won the 2014 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by …

Pale Mimosa Set To Join Waller Stable

Pale Mimosa Set To Join Waller Stable

3 Dec, 2014

Talented stayer Pale Mimosa is set to join the Chris Waller stable after she was purchased by the stables bloodstock advisor Guy Mulcaster for 680,000 Guineas (over $1.25 million Australian) Tattersalls December Sale at Newmarket overnight.

Another talented imported stayer is set to join the Waller stable in the form of Pale Mimosa. Photo by: …

Voleuse De Coeurs Could Miss 2014 Spring Racing Carnival

Voleuse De Coeurs Could Miss 2014 Spring Racing Carnival

17 Sep, 2014

Imported stayer Voleuse De Coeurs could be ruled out of the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival after she was found with an infection in her coffin joint.

Voleuse De Coeurs is set to miss the 2014 Melbourne Cup due to an infection in her coffin joint. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Voleuse De Coeurs was …

Pale Mimosa No Certainty For Melbourne Cup

Pale Mimosa No Certainty For Melbourne Cup

23 Aug, 2014

Pale Mimosa recorded an impressive win in the Lonsdale Cup at York overnight, but trainer Dermot Weld revealed that the promising stayer is no certainty to make the trip to Australia for the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

Dermot Weld has not had a runner in the Melbourne Cup since Galileo's Choice finished behind Green Moon (pictured) …