Kildare's All Time Greats: #4 Dermot Weld

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Kildare's All Time Greats: #4 Dermot Weld

Vote Dermot Weld for Kildare's All Time Great

Dermot Weld, who trains at Rosewell House Stables on the Curragh, is one of the country's most successful trainers, and has recorded in excess of 3,000 winners.

Weld, a qualified veterinarian, has trained winners throughout the world and apart from Ireland and Great Britain, he has trained the winner of the Melbourne Cup with Vintage Crop (1993) and Media Puzzle (2002), while also training winners in France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy and the United States.

The King of trainers at the famous Galway Festival year after year, Weld has been associated with some of the greatest horses of his era including Vintage Crop, Blue Wind, Committed, Media Puzzle Grey Swallow, Go and Go, Vinnie Roe, to name just a few.