Tag: 'Aidan O’Brien'

David Eustace

Spirit Of Valor aimed at Sir Rupert Clarke

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable has held long-range plans to win the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes with former Irish sprinter Spirit Of Valor.

Magical performance to win Irish Champion

Magical has proved a class above her rivals with a decisive victory in the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.
Cross Counter

Cross Counter given 57.5kg for Cup defence

Cross Counter has been given 57.5kg for his Melbourne Cup defence while Irish stayer Kew Gardens heads the weights with 58kg.
Ten Sovereigns

Ten Sovereigns could miss Haydock

Ten Sovereigns could sidestep the Sprint Cup at Haydock because of rain-softened ground and head straight to Australia.
Aidan O'Brien

Japan beats Crystal Ocean in Juddmonte

The Aidan O'Brien-trained Japan has beaten Crystal Ocean in a thrilling finish to the Juddmonte International at York.

Enable looks unstoppable in Yorkshire Oaks

A field of four will run in the Yorkshire Oaks headed by Enable who is aiming for a sixth consecutive Group One win.
Ciaron Maher

Spirit Of Valor could make Valley return

Last year's Group One Manikato Stakes runner-up Spirit Of Valor could have his first start for his new stable in the Listed Carlyon Stakes at...
Tom Magnier

Everest hope Ten Sovereigns for Nunthorpe

Battaash and Ten Sovereigns headline 13 horses confirmed for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York with Australian mare Houtzen also expected to take her place.

Magical to take on Enable at York

Enable and Magical look set to clash for the fourth time after Aidan O'Brien supplemented the latter for the Yorkshire Oaks.

Arlington Group 1 clean sweep for Chad Brown

Chad Brown has trained the winners of the three Group One turf races at Arlington.

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.
Aidan OBrien

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...