Tag: 'Aidan O’Brien'

Sovereign causes Irish Derby upset

Outsider Sovereign has caused an upset as the least favoured of trainer Aidan O'Brien's runners in the Irish Derby.

NZ connection to O’Brien’s seventh Derby winner

It was business as usual for perennial champion trainer Aidan O’Brien as Anthony Van Dyck gave him a record-equalling seventh victory in the Group 1...

Seventh Derby win for Aidan O’Brien

Champion trainer Aidan O'Brien has won a record-equalling seventh Derby at Epsom with Anthony Van Dyck ridden by Seamie Heffernan.

Anthony Van Dyck storms to Derby victory

Anthony Van Dyck has won the Epsom Derby, giving acclaimed trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equalling seventh winner in the prestigious race.

Sir Dragonet heads O’Brien Derby assault

Chester Vase winner Sir Dragonet heads trainer Aidan O'Brien's seven runners in a field of 13 declared for the Derby at Epsom.

New Zealand interest in Epsom Derby

Anthonyt Van Dyck, a half brother to a New Zealand champion sprinter, is among the leading contenders for the Derby at Epsom.

Hermosa completes 1000 Guineas double

Hermosa has completed a Classic double, waltzing away with the Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Hermosa lands Guineas double for O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has completed another Classic double with Hermosa adding the 1000 Guineas to Magna Grecia's 2000 Guineas triumph at Newmarket.
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Quiet confidence as O’Brien chases a 10th 2,000 Guineas win

Some say that the less you hear about horses from Aidan O’Brien’s stable, the stronger their chances are. So, without much noise coming out of...

O’Brien happy heading straight to Guineas with Ten Sovereigns

Ten Sovereigns will spearhead what trainer Aidan O’Brien believes is another formidable squad for the new Flat season. O’Brien opened the gates of Ballydoyle to...

Gosden and O’Brien inspect sodden track

Trainers John Gosden and Aidan O'Brien have inspected the turf track at Churchill Downs after heavy rain at the Breeders' Cup course.

Cup favourite in stylish Werribee gallop

Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan Ire has galloped with his Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate The Cliffsofmoher in preparation for the Melbourne Cup.

Can Yucatan break the Melbourne Cup favourites curse?

LLOYD Williams-owned Yucatan is set to jump as the shortest priced favourite for the Melbourne Cup ($4.50 at Sportsbet) since Makybe Diva won her third...

Cup favourite gallops at Werribee

Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemates Yucatan and The Cliffsofmoher have galloped at Werribee in preparation for the $7 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

2018 Manikato Stakes tips, form and betting preview

FRIDAY night’s Group 1 Manikato Stakes is the first cab off the rank in terms of big-time racing this weekend and we’re pumped about what...

U S Navy Flag after redemption in Manikato

U S Navy Flag is one of four sprinters leading Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien is set to run in the Group One Manikato Stakes at...

Valley waiting game for O’Brien pair

TJ Comerford, the travelling foreman for Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien, is awaiting news whether Rostropovich and Idaho will be runners at Moonee Valley.

Manikato quartet set to run for O’Brien

U S Navy Flag, Spirit Of Valour, Fleet Review and Intelligence Cross are set to run for Aidan O'Brien in the Group One Manikato Stakes...

Flag Of Honour wins Irish St Leger

Flag Of Honour has given trainer Aidan O'Brien victory in the Irish St Leger but there is no decision whether he comes to Australia for...

Cup penalties for three internationals

Kew Gardens, Flag Of Honour and Thomas Hobson have been given Melbourne Cup weight penalties for their respective last-start wins in the northern hemisphere.

Kew Gardens wins St Leger at Doncaster

Melbourne Cup entrant Kew Gardens has won the English St Leger at Doncaster to give Aidan O'Brien a sixth win in the world's oldest Classic.

Order Of St George retired to stud

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has paid tribute to grand stayer Order Of St George who has been retired to stand at stud.

Aidan O’Brien admits virus has hit hard

Aidan O'Brien has welcomed a Group Two winner at York after a trying time with a virus hitting his stable.

Merchant Navy wins Diamond Jubilee

Australian Group One winner Merchant Navy has prevailed in a tight finish to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the feature race on the final day of...

Forever Together breaks maiden in Oaks

Forever Together has broken her maiden status with a strong staying performance to win the Oaks at Epsom.