Aidan O’Brien

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Ascot Friday Highlights

2019-06-21T14:59:35-05:00June 21st, 2019|

  The Roger Varian trained Daahyeh took the Group 3 Albany Stakes under David Egan to start things off on Royal Ascot Friday. Japan was very impressive laying back off a decent pace under Ryan Moore for trainer Aidan O' Brien and exploded to an open length victory in the [...]

Dettori Dominates Ascot

2019-06-20T12:41:20-05:00June 20th, 2019|

  Frankie Dettori has been one of the most successful jockeys at the prestigious Royal Ascot meeting and today showed us why. Frankie took the first 4 races on the card and almost took a fifth. Frankie started in the Group 2 Norfolk Stakes aboard A'Ali for trainer Simon Crisford. [...]

Phoenix of Spain Takes Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas

2019-05-25T09:51:11-05:00May 25th, 2019|

Phoenix of Spain under Jamie Spencer and trained by Charles Hills took the Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas leaving both Too Darn Hot, the odds on favorite trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori in his wake. Further back was Aidan O' Brien's Magna Grecia under Ryan Moore.   [...]

Buick Lands Rare Coolmore Mount

2019-05-11T09:03:05-05:00May 11th, 2019|

  Aidan O'Brien's reach leads to his deep pool of riding talent being stretched thin at times. It seems this led to William Buick getting the call on Van Beethoven in the group 1 Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (French Two Thousand Guineas) on May 12. Buick will be having [...]

Sir Dragonet Takes Chester Vase

2019-05-09T16:34:56-05:00May 9th, 2019|

  Sir Dragonet was impressive in taking the Chester Vase for Aidan O'Brien. Whether Sir Dragonet will be supplemented for the Investec Derby at Epsom on June 1 has yet to be determined. Sir Dragonet scored at 14-1 in a Tipperary maiden in his debut last month before storming to [...]

Godolphin Ready for Battle with O’Brien

2019-05-08T08:42:51-05:00May 8th, 2019|

Charlie Appleby, one of Godolphin's main trainers is poised to battle with Aidan O'brien and put a wrench in Coolmore's classic domination. O'Brien had a double at Newmarket this past weekend with Magna Grecia and Hermosa.   Appleby said: "We want to be competitive in the big races and at [...]

BACKSIDE BLURBS

2019-03-07T11:04:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|

  Fountain of Youth runner up Bourbon War will be pointed to the Florida Derby. Global Campaign grabbed a quarter badly in the Fountain of Youth. Will have some time off and is off of the Derby Trail. Jaywalk came out of her fourth place in the Davona Dale just [...]

Great Too Early

2019-02-26T19:21:13-05:00February 24th, 2019|

    Great Too Early: Five 2-Year-Olds Who Failed as 3-Year-Olds By: Peter Lee   In the book American Pharoah, author Joe Drape recounts an incident in which Vinery Farm manager Frances Relihan, impressed with American Pharoah's smooth movements, appetite and maturity, called owner Ahmed Zayat about the colt. Even [...]