Tag: 'Aidan O’Brien'

Barrier challenge as Golden Sixty chases history

Golden Sixty must overcome the widest draw of all in stall 14 if he is to reclaim his Group 1 Hong Kong Mile (1600m) crown...

Aidan O’Brien marshalls forces for Hong Kong International Races

Aidan O’Brien is expecting big things from the Hong Kong International Races, with four runners from his stable expected to feature prominently on Sunday.

Aidan O’Brien with four runners at Hong Kong International Races

Luxembourg fronts a squad which is represented in each one of the Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) for trainer Aidan O'Brien.
Joseph O'Brien Melbourne Cup 2023

How many Melbourne Cups has Joseph O’Brien won?

Young gun Joseph O'Brien will saddle up one runner in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, learn about his history in the Cup, who his famous father...
Eustace, Zahra and Maher celebrate Melbourne Cup win

Melbourne Cup 2023 attracts 132 nominations

The 2023 Melbourne Cup has attracted 132 nominations, with only 15 international runners in the mix for the race that stops the nation.
Cox Plate nominations have been released for 2023

Cox Plate 2023 draws 178 nominations

Several quality international runners from all over the world have been nominated for the 2023 Cox Plate, with 178 horses nominated for the $5 million...

Caulfield Cup 2023 attracts 175 nominations

The 2023 Caulfield Cup nominations have been released by Racing Victoria on Tuesday, with 175 runners nominated for the $5 million feature.

Experience the key for three-strong O’Brien challenge

With so many opportunities throughout a racing calendar which stretches across the world, it has been only the very hardiest of Aidan O’Brien’s string which...

Top European stables targeting Hong Kong Vase

Aidan O’Brien is no stranger to world record-breaking achievements at the very highest level so when he targets a 2022 Hong Kong International Races event...
Joseph O'Brien has been forced to withdraw Valiant King from the 2023 Melbourne CUp

2022 Melbourne Cup first acceptances released

First acceptances were taken on Tuesday afternoon for the 2022 Melbourne Cup, and 97 horses remain in contention to make the final field of 24.
State of rest wins cox plate

State Of Rest, Anamoe set to clash again in 2022 Cox Plate

In the centenary year of the W.S. Cox Plate, Racing Victoria’s (RV) General Manager – Racing Operations and International, Paul Bloodworth, believes it could be...
Vow And Declare

Melbourne Cup draws 186 nominations, 43 internationals

The 2022 Melbourne Cup has drawn a 10-year high of 186 nominations, with 43 of those coming from abroad. The first round of nominations for...
Ricky Yiu

Ricky Yiu changes tack, chases first Hong Kong Derby crown

Renowned for his nurturing of elite sprinting talents like Sacred Kingdom, Fairy King Prawn, Amber Sky and Ultra Fantasy – Ricky Yiu will make a...
Hot King Prawn

Purton’s faith in Hot King Prawn tempered by weight and barrier challenge

With six wins from eight rides aboard Hot King Prawn, Zac Purton has nothing but admiration for the crack sprinter but the four-time champion jockey...

Mogul seeks second Vase win for O’Brien and Moore

Last year’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) winner Mogul returns on Sunday (12 December) to defend his title and leads a three-pronged attack...
Snowfall wins Yorkshire Oaks

Snowfall brings up another Group 1 win in Yorkshire Oaks

Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore combined for another Group 1 victory at York overnight as Snowfall took out the Yorkshire Oaks.
Sherwood Forest

Refreshed Pike looking forward to spring

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was savouring the last few hours of a brief Queenstown getaway on Wednesday before the focus switches to overseeing his team...
Circus Maximus

Champion miler Circus Maximus to Windsor Park

Triple Group One winning miler Circus Maximus has been secured to stand at Windsor Park Stud for the 2021 breeding season. Aptly named due to...
Douglas Whyte

Whyte unveils son of American Pharoah for testing Hong Kong debut

Douglas Whyte will unveil the first of American Pharoah’s progeny to race in Hong Kong this Sunday (14 February) when he takes the wraps off...

Seven-Time Group One Winner Retired

Top Aidan O'Brien-trained mare Magical has run her last race with connections confirming the retirement of the multiple Group One winner.

Ireland’s Mogul continues Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore’s successful connection

Vindicating Aidan O’Brien’s long-held faith, Mogul has emphatically underlined claims as heir apparent to Ballydoyle’s throne after claiming victory in the HK$20 million LONGINES Hong...
Ryan Moore

Ryan Moore bids for defining glory aboard Magical in the Hong Kong Cup

Champion British jockey Ryan Moore believes Magical is primed to forge rare new territory for Aidan O’Brien in the HK$28 million Group 1 LONGINES Hong...

Magical has star billing at the Hong Kong International Races

Aidan O’Brien is satisfied with reports out of Sha Tin as his stable’s travelling trio Magical, Order Of Australia and Mogul wind up for Sunday’s...

Exultant gears up to recapture Hong Kong Vase crown

Exultant is already proven as one of the best stayers Hong Kong has ever produced but this Sunday (13 December) at Sha Tin he has...

RV Investigating Melbourne Cup Horse Death

A post mortem will be conducted on Anthony Van Dyck after the European stayer became the latest Melbourne Cup fatality.