Search Profiles:

  • Famous Name

  • Age: 7 (Foaled May 8th, 2005)
  • Sex: Bay Horse
  • Breeding: Dansili - Fame At Last (Quest For Fame)
  • Trainer: D K Weld
  • Owner: K Abdullah

News Clippings

Famous Name bows out in style

October 27th, 2012

Dermot Welds superstar Famous Name secured his 20th stakes-race success on Saturday and was retired to the Irish National Stud.

Name bids for more glory

October 26th, 2012

Famous Name bids for the 20th stakes-race success of his remarkable career in the Trigo Stakes at Leopardstown.

Famous scores in Solonaway

September 9th, 2012

Famous Name landed his seventh race at the Curragh when he landed market favourtism in the Refuse To Bend Solonaway Stakes.

Famous Name stars at Curragh

August 12th, 2012

Famous Name won his 19th race from 36 starts but significantly his first at Group Two level in the Keeneland Royal Whip Stakes.

Another Famous win

July 26th, 2012

Famous Name raced to a hat-trick of wins in the Jockey Club of Turkey Meld Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday.

Name seeks Famous hat-trick

July 25th, 2012

Pat Smullen is running out of words to describe Famous Name as he goes in search of another success Leopardstown on Thursday.

Famous may miss out

May 26th, 2012

Dermot Weld has warned Famous Name could miss Sunday's Tattersalls Gold Cup due to the ground which is quickening up at the Curragh.

Famous Name pips Sharestan

April 15th, 2012

Famous Name held on from Sharestan in a thrilling finish to win a third consecutive Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown.

Thunder Storms to Munich win

July 31st, 2011

Famous Name failed to break his Group One duck as Durban Thunder won the Grosser Dallmayr-Preis - Bayerisches Zuchtrennen in Munich.

Famous win again

July 21st, 2011

Famous Name won back-to-back renewals of the Jockey Club of Turkey Meld Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday evening.

Famous Name adds to tally

June 24th, 2011

Famous Name repeated his win of 2009 in the Irish Daily Mail International Stakes at the Curragh.

Famous win in Heritage

April 10th, 2011

2-13 favourite Famous Name justified his cramped odds by winning the Heritage Stakes for the second successive season.

Famous win for Name

October 25th, 2010

Famous Name was far too classy for his rivals in the Listed Trigo Stakes at Leopardstown, slamming Devoted To You.

Famous set for Longchamp

August 17th, 2009

Famous Name is being lined up for a raid on France after he claimed his third successive victory in the Desmond Stakes at the Curragh.

Curragh Cruise For Famous Name

August 16th, 2009

Famous Name coasted to an easy victory in the Desmond Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.

Famous Win For Weld

October 27th, 2008

Famous Name resumed winning ways with a fluent victory at Leopardstown.

Duo may head for York

August 3rd, 2008

Phoenix Tower and Famous Name could be in line to run in the International at York later this month.