Never has a man dominated a festival as Dermot Weld has and with the Galway Festival fast apporaching all eyes will be on the training maestro as he looks for another trainer's championship.
Weld has long been the punters friend at Ballybrit and continues to ease to the leading trainer award and has amassed 27 titles as top trainer and having been so dominant at the extravaganza over the last two-and-a-half decades Irish bookmakers Paddy Power wanted to get the name changed from Galway Races to the Dermot Weld Retirement Fund Races.
The Master of Rosewell's affiliation with the week long festival has become a key element to the festival as he combines top notch flat horses with some top quality jumpers in his quest for trainer supremacy.
He is always a name not far from the winner's enclosure at the Galway Races and he can be a very profitable man to follow, with his 449/1 four-timer he produced in 2008 being a prime example of this, whilst his 17 winners at the 2011 festival was simply unbelieveable.
All over the Galway spectrum Weld has trained winners and the apple of Weld's eye was definitely Ansar who bagged him glory in the Galway Plate two years running in 2004 and 2005. Before that his tenacious stable star managed to surge to Galway Hurdle glory in 2001 to ignite a fantastic strike rate at the festival.
In a competitive seven days Weld will certainly be at the forefront of punter's minds and he will definitely bet ours, so look out for out Galway Festival Tips that will most probably have an array of Weld's stars listed.
Weld will have plenty of horses running this year and many will be high in the betting as possible winners. It will be important therefore to keep a wary eye on the Galway Festival odds to ensure that the best prices on Welds horses are obtained. The Galway Festival Free bet offers are an ideal method to get yourself underway on a Dermot Weld horse.
DERMOT WELD SPECIALS FOR 2014 GALWAY FESTIVAL
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Number of Winners At 2014 Galway Festival
Up to and including 11 - 7/4 - CLICK HERE TO BET
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