Ryan Moore

Moore Crowned Leading Rider At Royal Ascot For Eighth Of Past Nine Seasons

Ryan Moore rode a Saturday double to leapfrog old rival Frankie Dettori in the race to finish top rider at Royal Ascot 2018 and receive the QIPCO Leading Jockey Award. Moore enjoyed a short head victory aboard Merchant Navy in the G1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes and also partnered Crystal Ocean to success in the G2 Hardwicke […]

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Merchant Navy Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth In Narrow Diamond Jubilee Victory

Merchant Navy (AUS) edged City Light (FR) at the wire to win the six-furlong Diamond Jubilee Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot and earned an automatic berth into the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is an international series of 82 stakes races, whose winners […]

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Undefeated Saxon Warrior Heads Field Of 14 For Saturday’s Investec Derby

Britain’s premier Classic and richest race, the £1.5 million G1 Investec Derby, is staged at 4.30pm on Saturday (June 2) before a big crowd at Epsom Downs and a worldwide television audience. The unbeaten Saxon Warrior heads the 14 three-year-old colts confirmed today for the 2018 Investec Derby, the world’s greatest Flat race, which is run over […]

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Good Catch: Broadcaster Hayley Moore Dives After Loose Horse At Chepstow

The sister of internationally renowned jockey Ryan Moore, Hayley Moore also has a job in the horse racing industry. She is a broadcaster for At The Races, reports racingpost.com, but she went above and beyond the call of duty on Tuesday at Chepstow. Dropping her microphone, Moore stood directly in the path of the loose horse Give Em […]

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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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‘Different Level Of Intensity’: O’Brien Talks Disappointing Derby 144 With Mendelssohn

After Mendelssohn annihilated the field in the UAE Derby, he was made second choice in the 20-horse field for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. Super-trainer Aidan O’Brien and his top jockey Ryan Moore both made the trip to Louisville for Saturday’s race, skipping out on the 2,000 Guineas in order to do so […]

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Derby Notes: O’Brien Confident Mendelssohn ‘Can Compete,’ Colt Coming In ‘Fresh’

On a warm and breezy Friday morning at Churchill Downs all entrants for Saturday’s 144th running of the $2,192,000 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) stretched their legs. Twenty of the 21 entrants were on the fast track in the 5:45-6 a.m. training window reserved for Kentucky Derby and Oaks horses. Mendelssohn came out at 6:50 a.m. (all times Eastern) […]

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Mendelssohn Announces His Presence During First Training Session At Churchill Downs

The highly-anticipated appearance of UAE Derby winner Mendelssohn on Thursday morning was announced with his usual high-pitched whinnies as the colt stepped out onto the Churchill Downs surface for the first time. A half-brother to champion Beholder and to top young sire Into Mischief, Mendelssohn is well-known for his “talkative” nature during his morning exercise. […]

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Moore ‘Fascinated’ By Kentucky Derby, Likely To Choose Mendelssohn Over A 2000 Guineas Mount

Aidan O’Brien expects Ryan Moore to partner Mendelssohn in the Kentucky Derby over riding in the Qipco 2000 Guineas. Moore has had a long-held ambition to win the Churchill Downs spectacular, and appears to have every chance after Mendelssohn put up a breathtaking performance in running away with the UAE Derby at Meydan last month. […]

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