PRINCE AGA KHAN’S HORSE WINS THE IRISH DERBY 2016 BRILLIANT RACING DAY AS HARZAND WINS THE CLASSIC DOUBLE FOR THE PRINCE AGA KHAN. PHOTOS COURTESY PETE MOONEY, WELL KNOWN IRISH RACING PHOTOGRAPHER.

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Curragh Harzand WINS THE IRISH DERBY. The Prince Aga Khan’s English Derby winner confirms his talent by winning the Classic double, with a win at the Curragh for the prestigious Irish Derby. Ridden by Pat Smullen. Trainer Dermot Weld had celebrated earlier in the week his 4000 career wins. Can Harzand emulate previous winners of the Aga Khan by winning the famous Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe in October, in Paris, following on the wins by Zagreb and Grey Swallow owned by the Aga Khan.

 

 

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25 June 2016; Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby day at The Curragh. © Peter Mooney, 6, Cumberland Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0)86 2589298

25 June 2016; Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby day at The Curragh.Photos with thanks courtesy  © Peter Mooney, 6, Cumberland Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0)86 2589298

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Curragh. A delighted Prince Aga Khan admires his horse Harzand,  team,  who has now won the Classic Double with the winning of the Irish as well as the  English Derby.2016.