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Johnny Murtagh paid tribute to sales bound Royal Diamond

October 25th, 2013

Johnny Murtagh paid tribute to Royal Diamond who goes under the hammer next week after giving him his first success as a trainer in Britain.

Novellist out of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

October 5th, 2013

King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes hero Novellist has been ruled out of Sunday's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp after running a temperature.

Educate is top of the class after winning the Cambridgeshire

September 28th, 2013

Johnny Murtagh worked his big-race magic once again as Educate (8/1 favourite) hung on in a thrilling finish to land the Betfred Cambridgeshire for trainer Ismail Mohammed.

Diva performance for Stoute at Gowran Park

September 22nd, 2013

Mango Diva took Group Three honours with a cosy triumph in the Denny Cordell Lavarack & Lanwades Stud Fillies Stakes at Gowran Park.

Snow Trouble wins NatWest Ahead For Business E.B.F. Maiden Stakes

August 3rd, 2013

Johnny Murtagh and Marcus Tregoning landed the NatWest Ahead For Business E.B.F. Maiden Stakes with Snow Trouble (3/1).

Forgotten Voice won the Coutts Stakes under Johnny Murtagh

August 2nd, 2013

Forgotten Voice (3/1) got up late on to deny Lost In The Moment in the Group Three Coutts Glorious Stakes at Goodwood.

Murtagh: Novellist "very, very impressive"

July 28th, 2013

Johnny Murtagh has admitted he'd love to keep the ride on King George winner Novellist in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Miss Lahar won the Sweet Mimosa Stakes at Naas

July 24th, 2013

Miss Lahar led home a British-trained one-two in the Dark Angel European Breeders Fund Sweet Mimosa Stakes at Naas.

Johnny Murtagh rides French raider in Saturday's Irish Oaks

July 16th, 2013

Johnny Murtagh will ride French challenger Chicquita in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday evening.

Ambivalent a decisive winner

June 30th, 2013

Jockey Johnny Murtagh continued his Indian summer in the saddle as Ambivalent took the Oxigen Environmental Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh.

"Hungry" Murtagh takes Ascot jockeys' title

June 22nd, 2013

Johnny Murtagh was delighted to prove that he is far more than just a trainer in waiting as he collected the QIPCO Royal Ascot Jockey Award for the fifth time.

Extortionist king of the Castle

June 18th, 2013

Extortionist provided rookie trainer Olly Stevens with a Royal Ascot winner in his first season with a licence as he rattled home to claim the Windsor Castle Stakes.

Johnny Murtagh has been granted a training licence by the Irish Turf Club

May 18th, 2013

Johnny Murtagh has been granted a training licence by the Irish Turf Club.

Johnny Murtagh reflects on Aga Khan split

March 1st, 2013

Johnny Murtagh has described his abrupt split with owner the Aga Khan last season as "a horrible moment" in his career.

No Aga Khan decision yet

October 28th, 2012

John Oxx says there is no hurry to find a replacement for Johnny Murtagh as retained rider for the Aga Khan's Irish-trained horses.

Hawaafez hits Ascot high

October 6th, 2012

Marcus Tregoning's Hawaafez ran out a comfortable winner of the Grosvenor Casinos Cumberland Lodge Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Viztoria takes Anglesey

September 30th, 2012

Viztoria was an impressive winner of the Listed Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital Blenheim Stakes at the Curragh under Johnny Murtagh.

Rosdhu is Cheveley queen

September 29th, 2012

William Haggas' Lowther Stakes winner Rosdhu Queen made almost every yard to land the Group One Jaguar Cars Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket.

Prancealot flies to victory

September 14th, 2012

Sir Prancealot swooped late to win the Polypipe Flying Childers Stakes at Doncaster under Johnny Murtagh.

Sole powers home for Murtagh

September 12th, 2012

Class came to the fore as Irish raider Sole Power produced a spectacular burst of speed to win the Scarbrough Stakes at Doncaster.