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UAE Derby: More than perfect result for Walsh in UAE Derby

Dubai: Former Godolphin rider Brendan Walsh demonstrated what a stint with the world’s most powerful stable can do for your career as he saddled Plus Que Parfait to a stunning victory in the UAE Derby.


Walsh quit riding school in Ireland to join Kildangan Stud, owned by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, before his travels brought him to Dubai as work rider.


The Irishman then return to the United States and took out a trainer’s licence in 2012.


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Plus Que Parfait, ridden by Jose Ortiz, winning the UAE Derby. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

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