150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby 2015, The Curragh Race Course
The symbol of this trophy : in the mane is 150 , the negative space in the head and neck is the final bend of the derby track , the space between the head and neck is in the shape of the Dubai Duty Free logo. The sculpture is on bog oak which came from the Curragh and represents our past influencing our future
Dubai Duty free irish derby trophy 2016
The symbolism of this trophy , it is based on Celtic and Arabic art the falcon represents strength and valor and the celtic knot is the knot of friendship it can never be undone this goes on to form the horse head which symbolizes the unity between the 2 nations , the bog oak base symbolizes our rich heritage .
DUBAI DUTY FREE IRISH DERBY TROPHY 2017
This horse is in 2 halves symbolizing the Irish and Arab Nations which are united by the jockey and their common love of horses and racing , the bog oak comes from the Curragh and is steeped in history .