Tag: 'Aidan O’Brien'

Highest Cup First Acceptances In A Decade

Although international numbers are down, racing officials are thrilled that there is the highest number of first acceptances for a Melbourne Cup in ten years.
Aidan O'Brien

Aidan O’Brien Sending Stars To Melbourne

Irish master trainer Aidan O'Brien has placed six horses into quarantine for the Melbourne spring carnival headed by 2019 Epsom Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck.

Marquand Celebrates First Classic Victory

Galileo Chrome has provided jockey Tom Marquand with a remarkable first classic victory in the St Leger at Doncaster.

English Derby Winner Top Weight For Cup

Handicaps have been released for the Melbourne Cup with English Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck given the distinction of being allocated top weight.
Caulfield Cup

Depth and quality in Cups nominations

Racing Victoria officials are pleasantly surprised by the number of entries they have received for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Coolmore confirm death of Atlantic Jewel

Coolmore Australia has confirmed former star mare Atlantic Jewel has died shortly after giving birth to a foal by US Triple Crown winner Justify.
Rip Van Winkle

Windsor Park Stud mourn loss of proven sire

It is with a heavy heart that Windsor Park Stud announce the loss of their very successful sire Rip Van Winkle following a short illness....
Tom Magnier

Melbourne Cup on agenda for Coolmore team

Having won many of the big races around the globe, the Melbourne Cup remains high on the list of must-win races for the Coolmore outfit.

Magical in easy Tattersalls Gold Cup win

Magical has added another Group One to her tally in the Tattersalls Gold Cup as an odds-on favourite at the Curragh.
Goodwood Cup

Six take on Stradivarius in Goodwood Cup

Irish Derby winner Santiago will be among six rivals for benchmark UK stayer Stradivarius in the Goodwood Cup.

Enable wins King George for third time

Superstar mare Enable has won a third King George and Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in a race that produced the smallest field in the race's...

Dettori, Enable hunting history at Ascot

Top mare Enable will have just three rivals in her quest for an historic third win in the Group One King George VI and Queen...
Charlie Appleby

Godolphin star bounces back at Deauville

Pinatubo, who races for Godolphin out of the Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Charlie Appleby's Newmarket yard, has returned to his best form.
Simon Morrish

Morrish gets his chance with Never No More

Ballarat trainer Simon Morrish is the latest to get his hands on Never No More after the four-year-old has had stints with Aidan O'Brien and...

Irish fillies dominate in Group 1 French Oaks

Irish-trained fillies have made a sweep of the French Oaks placings with Fancy Blue winning for rookie trainer Donnacha O'Brien.

Oaks win for Love seals Classic double

Love, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore, has won The Oaks at Epsom Downs.

Stunning Serpentine win in Derby at Epsom

Serpentine, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by Emmet McNamara, has won the Derby at Epsom Downs.

Enable heads super seven in Eclipse Stakes

Enable will return to racing against six rivals, including the Mackinnon Stakes winner Magic Wand, in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.
Frankie Dettori

Final field of 16 declared for Epsom Derby

Sixteen three-year-olds will take their place in their place in the Epsom Derby with Frankie Dettori's mount English King the favourite.

Magical makes effortless return to racing

Trainer Aidan O'Brien and jockey Seamus Heffernan capped a successful weekend of racing at the Curragh when Magical won the Group One Pretty Polly Stakes.
Russian Emperor

Santiago a chance for English Derby start

Irish Derby winner Santiago is a possibility for the English Derby despite a quick turnaround from his Curragh triumph.

Aidan O’Brien claims 14th Irish Derby win

Aidan O'Brien has continued his domination of the Irish Derby with Santiago leading home a first-four result for the champion trainer.

Battaash stars on day one at Royal Ascot

Battaash and Circus Maximus were the headline winners on day one of Royal Ascot, taking out the King's Stand Stakes and Queen Anne Stakes Group...

Addeybb to contest Royal Ascot Group One

Sydney autumn carnival star Addeybb is among seven horses to accept for the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Magic Wand

Mackinnon winner in first-up Irish success

Irish mare Magic Wand, a Group One winner during last year's Melbourne Cup carnival, has claimed the Lanwades Stud Stakes at the Curragh.