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The Irish Derby, 1866-1979

by Guy St John Williams

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Published by J. A. Allen in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Sweeps Derby -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGuy St. John Williams and Francis P. M. Hyland.
    ContributionsHyland, Francis P. M., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF357.I74 W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination424 p. :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4231831M
    ISBN 100851313582
    LC Control Number80512238
    OCLC/WorldCa7171337

    This is your chance to experience the best of Irish hospitality and racing at the three day Irish Derby festival. Enjoy a couple of nights in Dublin discovering this ancient and modern city, before heading to The Curragh to discover what makes Irish racing so strong. ITINERARY: Day 1 - . The main races in the Irish horseracing calendar are the Irish Derby, the Irish Champion Stakes, the Irish Oaks, the Irish 1, Guineas and the Irish 2, Guineas. [b] The minimum prize money per race in Ireland is currently () set at €9,, with the highest average prize money per race in Europe.

      First run in , the Irish Derby at the Curragh is now one of the world's most prestigious horseraces, which customarily attracts the top horses from England and France as well as Ireland. The roll of honour includes many of the all-time greats of racing history - among them Ballymoss, Nijinsky, Shergar, El Gran Senor, and more recently. CURRAGH Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival. VIP Hospitality Packages. For three fabulous days in late June each year the Curragh in the horse County of Kildare is the only place to be for the social and racing pinnacle of the Irish flat race season where a host of international Jockeys, Trainers and Equine superstars come to do battle for the record prize money on offer.

    This book contains a selection from the diaries of Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby, from the years between September and March The Diaries are a rich source for the politics of the s covering much of the period of opposition to Gladstone's First Ministry and Derby's pivotal role in Disraeli's Second : Hardcover.   The Curragh will begin its racing season Sunday, Ma a season that will be highlighted by the th edition of the Irish Derby (Ire-I) set for Saturday, June


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