Aidan O’ Brien

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Galileo Has Sired 4 Epsom Derby Winners

2019-06-02T10:21:04-05:00June 2nd, 2019|

  Galileo has now sired 4 Epsom Derby winners to date. Anthony Van Dyck joined Australia, Ruler of the World, and New Approach as Derby winners. Galileo's dam, Urban Sea, produced another Derby laureate in Sea the Stars. This is quite the family. What can you say? He's a Galileo," [...]

Investec Derby to Anthony Van Dyck

2019-06-01T12:24:04-05:00June 1st, 2019|

It stood to reason one of Aidan O' Brien's 7 entrants in the 2019 Grade 1 Investec Derby run at a mile and a half would win. The question was which one. As it turned out previously undefeated favorite Sir Dragonet was not the one. It was Anthony Van Dyck [...]

Anapurna Takes Investec Oaks

2019-05-31T10:45:07-05:00May 31st, 2019|

Anapurna was dead game outrunning Pink Dogwood in the Grade 1 Investec Oaks under Frankie Dettori. The filly trained by John Gosden gave the Aidan O' Brien team their second tough defeat on the day. Under Ryan Moore Pink Dogwood surged to the front late but Dettori and Anapurna went [...]

Defoe in Investec Coronation Cup

2019-05-31T09:24:51-05:00May 31st, 2019|

  Defoe trained by Roger Varian and ridden by Andrea Atzeni got through on the inside splitting horses and fought off a game Kew Gardens under Ryan Moore. Kew Gardens, trained by Aidan O' Brien made a big wide move coming out of the last bend and seemed on his [...]

Hermosa Takes Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas

2019-05-27T10:30:55-05:00May 27th, 2019|

  Hermosa rolled to a 4 length triumph in the Grade 1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh for Aidan O'Brien. The daughter of Galileo was ridden by Ryan Moore.   Trainer Aidan O'Brien said:   "There was a change of plan after the Newmarket Guineas. We were going [...]

Belmont Park Saturday Stakes Results

2019-05-12T06:38:53-05:00May 12th, 2019|

    Separationofpowers, the Grade 1 Test winner last year at Saratoga made her long awaited first start as a four-year old in the Grade 3 Vagrancy Handicap at Belmont Park yesterday. She could do no better than third as Heavenhasmynikki used her early speed under Kendrick Carmouche to gain [...]

Maven First in US

2019-04-21T16:57:10-05:00April 21st, 2019|

    Wesley Ward missed out on being the trainer of the first winning American Pharoah offspring, but he doesn't mind being second-best in that regard. That distinction went to Aidan O'Brien and Monarch of Egypt. You can read about Monarch of Egypt here..... "I'll always be second to Aidan," [...]

American Pharoah Off the Right Way

2019-04-14T06:50:43-05:00April 14th, 2019|

  Monarch of Egypt became the first runner and first winner sired by Triple Crown hero American Pharoah  when the 2-year-old trained by Aidan O'Brien took opening contest of Naas's April 13 card, the five-furlong Irish Stallion Farms EBF race. The late-March foal was ridden by Ryan Moore and raced [...]