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Aga Khan's Sumiha wins the

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The Aga Khan's Sumiha (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) stepped up a notch on Friday evening to garner a breakthrough win in Cork's G3 Darley Munster Oaks. Anchored towards the back early by Chris Hayes, the Dermot Weld-trained relative of Sinndar (Ire) stayed on resolutely to collar

“It was run at a good gallop and was a true test, but she is a talented filly,” Kris Weld said. “She deserved to win a race of that nature and is a lovely, kind-natured filly. She has had three relatively quick races now, so we'll freshen her up and look to the autumn.”

Pedigree Notes

Aga Khan's Sumiha Wins The Munster Oaks 2024-06-14

Aga Khan's Sumiha wins the Munster Oaks  2024-06-14
Source: 
www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/

Runner-up in this track's Listed Noblesse S. and in The Curragh's Listed Orby S. in her prior two starts this term, The Aga Khan's Sumiha (Ire) (Sea The Stars {Ire}) stepped up a notch on Friday evening to garner a breakthrough win in Cork's G3 Darley Munster Oaks. Anchored towards the back early by Chris Hayes, the Dermot Weld-trained relative of Sinndar (Ire) stayed on resolutely to collar Trevaunance (Ire) (Muhaarar {GB}) passing the two-furlong pole and register a 1 1/4-length success as the 11-8 favourite.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan seen with her son Iliyan Boyden and winning horse Tahiyra May 28, 2023

Princess Zahra Aga Khan seen with her son Iliyan Boyden and winning horse Tahiyra  May 28, 2023

Tahiyra - owned by His Highness the Aga Khan - won the Group 1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas. Princess Zahra - seen here with her son Iliyan Boyden - said "She was a very brave and she kept at it and won beautifully."

Source: 
www.theirishfield.ie

Aga Khan's Tahiyra wins the Irish 1000 Guineas at Curragh 2023-05-28

Aga Khan's Tahiyra wins the Irish 1000 Guineas at Curragh   2023-05-28

Jockey Chris Hayes celebrates winning The Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas on Tahiyra alongside owner Princess Zahra Aga Khan (left) and Trainer Dermot Weld (right) at Curragh Racecourse in County Kildare. 2023-05-28
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Tahiyra wins the Irish 1000 Guineas at Curragh 2023-05-18

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The Aga Khan's Tahiyra (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}) returned to re-establish her dominance at The Curragh on Sunday, providing Dermot Weld with a sixth G1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas and completing a weekend Classic double for her sire in the process.

The Aga Khan's daughter, Princess Zara, was in attendance to witness Tahiyra secure a commanding success. Her brown and green silks were also carried by the fourth, Tarawa (Ire) (Shamardal), who supplied Weld with a one-four in the race.

Aga Khan's Tahiyra Goes One Better In The Irish 1000 Guineas 2023-05-28

ockey Chris Hayes celebrates winning The Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas on Tahiyra alongside owner Princess Zahra Aga Khan (lef
Source: 
www.thoroughbreddailynews.com

Making amends for a narrow eclipse at Newmarket, The Aga Khan's Tahiyra (Ire) (Siyouni {Fr}) returned to re-establish her dominance at The Curragh on Sunday, providing Dermot Weld with a sixth G1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas and completing a weekend Classic double for her sire in the process.

So impressive when taking the G1 Moyglare S. here in September, the TDN Rising Star was quicker away here than in the 1000 Guineas and able to draft in behind Meditate (Ire) (No Nay Never) and that runner's stablemate and pacemaker Dower House (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}).

Andrew Black goes to 350,000gns for share in the Aga Khan's sizzling sire Zarak 2023-01-19

Zarak is one of the most prized young sires in Europe Aga Khan Studs
Source: 
racingpost.com

Breeding rights and shares in up-and-coming stallions dominated the first Tattersalls Online Sale of 2023, with a share in Zarak topping the bill at 350,000gns.

His early success has made the Aga Khan's homebred sire one of the most sought-after in Europe and the share, for 1/50th of the Group 1 winner, was purchased by Blandford Bloodstock on behalf of Andrew Black's Chasemore Farm.

FRANCE: Saiydabad success highlights an Aga Khan double 2021-09-10

HH Aga Khan enjoyed a double with Saiydabad and Varkesha \ Healy Racing.
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theirishfield.ie/france The Irish Field

Saiydabad seemed to enjoy the return to a mile and two furlongs and Varkesha had a front-running success

The 3-year-old Aga Khan homebred was quick into stride on the turf to race in the second flight just behind the leaders

Alamshar (1)

Alamshar (1)

Johnny Murtagh celebrates clinching his second Irish Derby victory aboard Alamshar amid memorable scenes at the Curragh in 2003

Shergar: The Complete Story of The Abducted Race Horse 2020-06-09

Shergar with Aga Khan & jockey Walter Swinburn after winning the Derby Stakes Classic (© PA Images)
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www.gambling.com/news/sherga

On February 1, 1983, TV-am launched on British TV screens. It was a fortnight behind the BBC’s ground-breaking Breakfast Time and the public had already shown themselves to be unsure about watching a news programme whilst eating their Cornflakes.

During those early days it looked like there was not enough interest to justify one televised breakfast show, let alone two.

Horse racing figures Ruby Walsh and Aga Khan highlight threat from proposed Kildare quarry 2020-01-09

Aga  Khan Stand inaugurated at Curragh, Ireland in 2019
Source: 
The Irish Times

The future of several major stud farms in Co Kildare is under threat from the proposed development of a quarry near Kilcullen, according to leading figures in the horse racing industry.

Former jockey Ruby Walsh and racehorse owner the Aga Khan are among more than 200 locals who have become involved in a row over plans by Kilsaran International to develop a new quarry near their stables.

Official opening today of Curragh's new facilities in presence of His Highness The Aga Khan 2019-05-26

H.H. The Aga Khan at the opening of the Aga Khan Stand in Curragh Racecourse    2019-05-26
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www.meathchronicle.ie Meath Chronicle

The official opening today at the Curragh.

The new Curragh Racecourse was officially opened today by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and His Highness the Aga Khan.
The centrepiece of the redeveloped racecourse is the Aga Khan Stand which can cater for up to 6,000 people over four levels.

The two-year, multi million euro redevelopment includes the spectacular new Aga Khan Stand, refurbished stable yards and parade ring and bespoke facilities including conference capabilities and restaurants.
In addition, the gallops which are located across the Curragh plains have also been upgraded.

Aga Khan Stand opened in The Curragh Racecourse, Ireland 2016-05-19

HH Aga Khan at the opening of the Curragh Racecourse and The Aga ...2019-05-26

New Curragh development receives high praise after official opening
Sun 26 May 2019

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the new facilities at the Curragh as the track’s official opening ceremony took place during racing on Sunday.

The centrepiece of the redeveloped racecourse is the Aga Khan Stand, which can cater for up to 6,000 people over four levels, and the Aga Khan himself was on hand to take part in the celebrations.


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