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Last Updated: 16/08/09 5:45pm
Famous Name - easy winner at the Curragh.
Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen completed a Group-race double at the Curragh on Sunday as Famous Name coasted to victory in the Desmond Stakes over a mile.
The Khalid Abdullah-owned colt had matters in safe-keeping from a long way out, with the 3-10 favourite eventually taking the Group Three prize by an easy four and a half lengths from Three Rocks.
Trainer Weld was full of praise for the winner afterwards, saying: "He did it extremely well, he's been a model of consistency this year. There's a lot to forward to with him.
"He had some tough races last year. He had a tough race when he was second in the French Derby and unlucky not to win it, and it rattled him a bit.
"Pat thought this was the best he'd ever been today. We'll pick our time when we attack the Group Ones."
Weld added: "A mile is his optimum trip and he may run next in the Prix du Moulin at Longchamp (September 6)."