The ‘Master of Rosewell House’, Dermot Weld finally won the Epsom Derby. His Harzand, owned by the Aga Khan and ridden by his stable jockey Pat Smullen took the honours in style. He beat two Aidan O’Brien trained horses, favourite US Army Ranger and Idaho, in an Irish 1-2-3.
Newmarket 1000 Guineas heroine Minding showed her true class in winning the Investec Oaks at Epsom by 1 3/4 lengths from Architecture in second, with Harlequeen a further 8 lengths back in third. The 10/11 favourite found trouble in running on a couple of occasions, but jockey Ryan Moore eventually found room, and wore downContinue reading “Brilliant Minding Wins Oaks”