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Smullen excited by Free Eagle

August 19th, 2013

Jockey Pat Smullen admits it is a long time since he has been as excited about a horse as he is with Derby favourite Free Eagle.

Sapphire shines in Champion

October 20th, 2012

The Dermot Weld-trained Sapphire came home best of all to win the QIPCO British Champions Fillies' And Mares' Stakes at Ascot.

Rite Of Passage lands the Cup

October 20th, 2012

Rite Of Passage defied a 510 day absence to win the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup at Ascot.

Captain Ramius strikes Gold

September 22nd, 2012

Captain Ramius was a clear-cut winner of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup under Pat Smullen for trainer Kevin Ryan on Saturday.

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.

Smullen ready for Ascot

June 12th, 2012

Pat Smullen is building a good book of rides for Royal Ascot and is excited at the prospect of riding Emulous in the Windsor Forest Stakes.

Tiddliwinks on target

May 26th, 2012

The Kevin Ryan-trained Tiddliwinks continued his successful spring by landing the Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh.

Smullen booked for Born

May 23rd, 2012

Pat Smullen will ride Born To Sea in Saturday's Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh, with the colt sporting a first-time hood.

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.

Smullen steps up for Lincoln

March 9th, 2012

Paul d'Arcy has secured the services of jockey Pat Smullen for Edinburgh Knight in the William Hill Lincoln at Doncaster on March 31.

Johnny Murtagh Irish champion

November 6th, 2011

Johnny Murtagh has been crowned Irish Flat Champion Jockey for the fifth time after sealing the title on John Oxx's Takar at Leopardstown.

Matron march for Emulous

September 3rd, 2011

Dermot Weld's Emulous came from last to first to land the Group One Coolmore Fusaichi Pegasus Matron Stakes at Leopardstown.

Choice fuels Melbourne dream

September 3rd, 2011

Galileo's Choice landed the Kilternan Stakes at Leopardstown for Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen to earn a possible Melbourne Cup trip.

Weld fit for Purpose

August 4th, 2011

Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen won the Ballyroan Stakes for the third successive season as Sense Of Purpose struck at Leopardstown.

Emulous too good

June 29th, 2011

Emulous made short shrift of a double penalty to take the Brownstown Stakes at Fairyhouse.

Pat Smullen staying put

November 9th, 2010

Pat Smullen has ruled himself out of the vacancy at Ballydoyle left by Johnny Murtagh and will remain with Dermot Weld.

It's not impossible - Smullen

October 31st, 2010

Pat Smullen says Profound Beauty's Melbourne Cup draw is "not ideal, but not impossible" ahead of Tuesday's big race Down Under.

Smullen's Beauty contest

October 27th, 2010

Pat Smullen says Profound Beauty has "a massive chance" if she gets her ground in the Melbourne Cup next week.

Ground holds Beauty key

October 25th, 2010

Pat Smullen says Profound Beauty will run a "massive race" on suitable ground in the Melbourne Cup.

Precious International Star

June 26th, 2010

Precious Gem took the Group Three Ballymacoll Stud International Stakes at the Curragh.