Tag: 'Aidan O’Brien'

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.

Mixed Fortunes For Aidan O’Brien At Draw

English Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck is predicted to start an outright favourite to deliver Aidan O'Brien his maiden win in a Melbourne Cup.

Aidan O’Brien Pair Want Firm Track For Cup

Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman T J Comerford is hoping a firm Flemington track will help the Irish stable in its bid for a first Melbourne...

Raider Magic Wand Scratched From Cox Plate

First emergency Buckhurst has been elevated into the field for the Cox Plate following the withdrawal of international Magic Wand.

Drama For O’Brien’s Two Cox Plate Runners

Two international raiders from the powerhouse stable of Aidan O'Brien are in doubt for the Cox Plate after failing their initial fitness tests.

Armory Ready To Fire In The Cox Plate

Aidan O'Brien's travelling foreman T J Comerford believes Armory is a great Cox Plate chance as his form is better than that of their 2014...

Barrier An Obstacle For Anthony Van Dyck

Although Anthony Van Dyck has drawn an outside barrier in the Caulfield Cup, he has thrived at Werribee and his stable believe he's ready to...

O’Brien’s Raider Breaks Down At Werribee

The spring is over for Aidan O'Brien's miler Wichita after he fractured a hind leg at Werribee, the injury only discovered after he had completed...

Irish Spring Raiders Cleared To Compete

Caulfield Cup favourite Anthony Van Dyck is among a group of Aidan and Joseph O'Brien-trained horses cleared to race following out of competition testing.

O’Brien’s Spring Raiders Pass First Test

Six horses from the stable of champion Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien have blown out the cobwebs with a course proper workout at Werribee.

RV Awaits Test Results On O’Brien Horses

Horses from the international stables of Aidan and Joseph O'Brien have undergone testing at Werribee over concerns they may have ingested contaminated feed.