When you have as many nice horses as Aidan O'Brien this is bound to happen, often. Sovereign, under J.P. Beggy upset his stablemate Anthony Van Dyck under Ryan Moore in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Anthony Van Dyck, was favored off his fresh victory in [...]
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," [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Aidan O'Brien was expected to be very tough to beat in The Investec Derby at Epsom Downs, but the horse most people expected to win for him was Cliffs of Moher ridden by Ryan Moore. Instead it was Wings of Eagles who ran down both Cliffs of Moher and Cracksman [...]
Juddmonte's Enable took the Investec Oaks at Epsom Downs on Friday. The Oaks and Investec Derby format run Friday and Saturday mirror our Kentucky Oaks and Derby. Read more about Enable's win here........