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AMERICAN: Velazquez channels Cat to Grade 1 win
Anne Marie Duff
Calumet Farm's six-year-old Channel Cat to the lead all the way in the Man O' War Stakes at Belmont
7 May 2021 Previews
AMERICAN PREVIEW: Sovereign goes to War
The 2019 Irish Derby winner faces a tough first outing in the Belmont Grade 1
20 November 2020 International Racing
BAHRAIN: Ex-Irish Simsir lands Bahrain International
Leo Powell reports as the former Michael Halford-trained Simsir wins the Bahrain International Trophy
NEWS: Racing and bloodstock stories from the November 7th edition
Late news from the Breeders' Cup, new recruits for the Irish National Stud, an exciting online competition for racing fans, and Irish horses heading to the Middle East
6 November 2020 Latest News
NEWS: Sovereign joins quality field for Bahrain International Trophy
Group 1 winners Lord Glitters, Desert Encounter and Deirdre are also among the entries
4 November 2020 Latest News
DONN McCLEAN: Where are we with the classic generation?
We may not be able to ascertain the quality of this year’s middle distance three-year-olds for sure until the Arc
12 July 2019 Inside Racing
CURRAGH SATURDAY: Beggy brings up Derby double in Sovereign surprise
Sovereign proved unstoppable as the shock winner of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, with Padraig Beggy in the saddle
5 July 2019 Racing News
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Sovereign rules at the Curragh
The Barronstown Stud-bred Sovereign was a surprise winner of the Group 1 Dubai Duty Free Derby, writes Leo Powell. The family of the winner has many Galway connections
SIMON ROWLANDS: Sovereign a reasonable Irish Derby winner
Sovereign ran the Irish Derby fairly efficiently (only a bit faster late on than par), and was not “gifted the contest”
5 July 2019 Inside Racing
DONN McCLEAN: Don't discount the winner - Sovereign
Donn McClean reflects back on the Irish Derby and the three-day festival at the Currgah last weekend
5 July 2019 Inside Racing
MONDAY OUTLOOK: 10 things to take from the Irish Derby Festival
Ronan Groome takes stock of three days of action at the Curragh
1 July 2019 Inside Racing
VIDEO: Sovereign cashes in with Derby shock at the Curragh
The 33/1 shot was one of the early pacemakers but did not come back to the field and stayed on strongly to take the classic by six lengths in the hands of Padraig Beggy
29 June 2019 Racing News