May 20, 2013
- United Arab Emirates
He is married to Orla and they have two children. Murtagh followed his father, John, into riding and was apprenticed to champion Irish trainer John Oxx.
Murtagh s feature wins include the Irish Derby - Sinndar (2000), Alamshar (2003) Irish Oaks - Petrushka (2000), Winona (1998), Ebadiya (1997) Moyglare Stud Stakes - Ebadiya (1998) National Stakes - Sinndar (1999), Manntari (1993) Royal Whip Stakes - George Augustus (1991) C L Weld Stakes - Tarwiya (1991) Irish Champion Stakes - Timarida (1996) GERMANY Preis Zino Davidoff - George Augustus (1991) Bayerisches Zuchtrennen - Greek Dance (2000), Timarida (1996) ENGLAND Epsom Derby - Sinndar (2000), High Chaparral (2002), 2000 Guineas - Rock Of Gibraltar (2002) Coronation Stakes - Ridgewood Pearl (1995) Dubai Champion Stakes - Kalanisi (2000) St James Palace Stakes - Black Minnaloushe (2001) Ascot Gold Cup - Enzeli (1999) and Royal Rebel (2001 and 2002) King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes - Alamshar (2003) Yorkshire Oaks - Petrushka (2000), Key Change (1996) FRANCE Prix de L Arc de Triomphe - Sinndar (2000), Prix du Moulin- Ridgewood Pearl (1995) Prix de L Abbaye - Namid (2000) Prix de L Opera - Petrushka (2000) UNITED STATES Breeders Cup Mile - Ridgewood Pearl (1995), Breeders Cup Turf (Kalanisi) and the Beverly D Stakes - Timarida (1996).