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McDonagh takes up Aga Khan role

Jockey Declan McDonogh has been confirmed as the Aga Khan's Irish retained rider next season.

McDonogh takes over from Johnny Murtagh, whose contract was terminated in August.

The 2006 Irish champion jockey, 32, said: "I'm delighted to have been given this amazing chance.

"It's a huge honour and a huge privilege to be riding for His Highness."