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British Triple Crown? O’Brien Opines On ‘Strong And Powerful’ Saxon Warrior’s Chances

Aidan O’Brien spoke at length this morning about the talent at his disposal, including star Saxon Warrior, who heads the betting for the G1 Investec Derby, Britain’s greatest and richest race, on Saturday, June 2, during a media trip by Epsom Downs Racecourse and Investec to the iconic Ballydoyle stables in County Tipperary, Ireland. Unbeaten […]

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American Sprinters Beckford, Stormy Liberal Take Aim At Prestigious Darley July Cup

Two American sprinters (Beckford and Stormy Liberal) and one from Australia (Redkirk Warrior) were among the 50 horses engaged at yesterday’s (Tuesday) initial entry stage for what promises to be an international renewal of the Group 1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket’s Adnams July Course on Saturday, 14th July. Run over a straight six furlongs, this £500,000 event […]

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Syndicate-Owned Billesdon Brook Provides 66-1 Shocker In 1000 Guineas

British-bred Billesdon Brook (GB) caused a 66-1 upset in Sunday’s QIPCO 1000 Guineas at Newmarket when striding a length and three-quarters clear under Sean Levey, becoming the largest-priced winner in the race’s history. Laurens (7-1) finished second, and the Aidan O’Brien-trained Happily (11-4 favorite) checked in third. Richard Hannon’s filly, sired by Champs Elysees (GB), comes from […]

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Japanese-Bred Saxon Warrior Takes 2000 Guineas; 300th Group 1 Victory For Aidan O’Brien

Saxon Warrior gave Donnacha O’Brien a very first classic success and his father a remarkable 300th  Group 1 prize when storming to an emphatic length-and-a-half victory in the QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket in England. Tip Two Win finished second, with Masar third in the British Classic for 3-year-old colts. Fears about the mile trip being […]

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Headway, James Garfield Among Prospective Runners For First British Classic

Headway and James Garfield are both ready for the Group 1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse on Saturday, May 5, having recently put the finishing touches to their preparations for the first Classic of the year. The pair were among the 26 acceptors for the £500,000, one mile event – which heralds […]

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Classic Choices: Will Moore Take Derby Mount On Mendelssohn, Or Ride 2000 Guineas?

Even by his remarkable standards, the first weekend in May could be huge for trainer Aidan O’Brien, with Mendelssohn firmly on target to run in the Kentucky Derby on May 5. There has been plenty of discussion about whether Ryan Moore will ride at Newmarket or in America, but O’Brien is in no rush to […]

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Champion Stakes Hero Cracksman Will Breeze At Newmarket Tuesday

Cracksman and Frankie Dettori will have a racecourse gallop at Newmarket on Tuesday. John Gosden’s Champion Stakes hero will strut his stuff on the Rowley Mile accompanied by one stablemate at 12.40pm, 70 minutes before racing is due to get under way at 1.50pm. The Frankel colt has been earmarked to make his seasonal reappearance […]

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O’Brien-Trained Gustav Klimt Easily Takes 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes

Gustav Klimt booked his ticket for Newmarket in swooping late to bag the Ballylinch Stud 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes at Leopardstown. Aidan O’Brien’s charge had been off the track since winning the Superlative Stakes at Newmarket last July, but punters were still keen on his chances, sending him off the 6-4 favourite for the seven-furlong […]

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Adam Named Equine Outreach Veterinarian For University Of Kentucky

Emma Adam has been named the equine outreach veterinarian for the University of Kentucky Department of Veterinary Science. She will begin July 1. “I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Emma Adam to our program in this very important role. The purpose of this position is to enhance the overall outreach efforts of this department in […]

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John Gosden Joins The National Stud Board Of Directors

John Gosden OBE has been appointed by The Jockey Club to the board of The National Stud as a non-executive director from January 1st 2018. The Newmarket-based Flat racing trainer, who has more than 3,000 worldwide career winners to his name and won The Investec Oaks and The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with Enable […]

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