Tag: 'Aidan O’Brien'

Magic Wand

Magic Wand’s odyssey continues at Hong Kong International Races

Even some of the incredibly well-travelled fillies and mares who have visited the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races over the years are comparative hermits when...
Anthony Van Dyck

Anthony Van Dyck is a Derby first at the Hong Kong International Races

It was the master Italian breeder Federico Tesio who once remarked that the existence of the thoroughbred depended on a single criterion, namely the winning...
Magic Wand

Irish wave Magic Wand in Mackinnon Stakes

Magic Wand has come back from contesting the Melbourne Cup to win the final Group One race of the Flemington carnival, the Mackinnon Stakes.
Il Paradiso

Bad start acts against Il Paradiso in Cup

A poor start has not helped the cause of the Aidan O'Brien-trained Il Paradiso with the stable vowing to be back again chasing an elusive...

Temperature scuppers Magical swan song

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has confirmed Magical will miss the Breeders' Cup and will be immediately retired from racing.
Ten Sovereigns

No Golden Eagle for Ten Sovereigns

July Cup winner Ten Sovereigns will not run in the inaugural $7.5m Golden Eagle but his Aidan O'Brien-trained stablemate Never No More remains in the...

Newcastle to stage delayed Group 1 Trophy

Newcastle will stage the rescheduled Futurity Trophy, making the first Group One race to take place on an all-weather surface in Britain.
Hunting Horn

Irish horse Hunting Horn wins MV Gold Cup

Star jockey Ryan Moore has steered the Aidan O'Brien-trained international visitor Hunting Horn to victory in the Group Two Moonee Valley Gold Cup.

O’Brien to have five juveniles in Trophy

Mogul will lead a five-strong Aidan O'Brien team into battle in the Futurity Trophy at Doncaster with Andrew Balding to saddle Kameko, their only rival.

O’Brien to field strong team at Breeders

Trainer Aidan O'Brien has confirmed the Filly & Mare Turf as the intended Breeders' Cup target for brilliant filly Magical.

O’Brien dominates final British Group One

Aidan O'Brien is responsible for 11 of the 12 juveniles remaining in the Futurity Trophy at Doncaster, Britain's final Group One race of the season.

Magical performance in Champion Stakes

Magical has stamped her class on the Champion Stakes at Ascot to give trainer Aidan O'Brien his first win in the race.

Kew Gardens ends Stradivarius streak

Stradivarius has suffered his first defeat in almost two years with Kew Gardens on top in a pulsating climax to the British Champions Long Distance...
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...