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Ireland: Jockey Ana O’Brien Suffers Multiple Injuries In Spill At Killarney

Ana O’Brien, Ireland’s leading apprentice jockey and youngest daughter of trainer Aidan O’Brien, will be sidelined at least until November after suffering multiple injuries in a spill at Killarney July 18. According to reports in both the Racing Post and Irish Mirror, O’Brien, 21, fractured the C1 vertabra in her neck, the T6 in her back, fractures to her […]

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O’Brien Sends Out Six In Wide Open Investec Derby

A field of nineteen will go to the post Saturday for the Group 1 Investec Derby, the largest field for the classic since 2003. Considered to be a wide-open edition with no clear cut standout, favoritism may likely fall on Cliffs Of Moher, one of six runners from trainer Aidan O’Brien’s stable. Jockey Ryan Moore has […]

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Talent Runs in the Family: Youngest O’Brien Rides Winner of Irish Cesarewitch

Though he rode his first winner just a month ago, Donnacha O’Brien displayed the talent of an veteran when he piloted El Salvador to victory in the Irish Cesarewitch at the Curragh Oct. 12. Donnacha, who at 16 is the youngest of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s four children, captured the valuable Irish handicap on a horse […]

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Young Ana O’Brien Set to Make History in Irish Oaks

There is another up-and-coming riding star in Coolmore’s O’Brien family – 17-year-old Ana, the youngest of two daughters of Aidan and Anne-Marie O’Brien. The apprentice jockey will make her Group 1 debut on Saturday in the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I), where she will ride Beyond Brilliance, a filly by Holy Roman Emperor. O’Brien will make […]

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Aidan O’Brien and Family Clean Up at Naas

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and family swept five wins at Naas on Wednesday’s card. Joseph O’Brien was aboard four of his father’s winners, and Ana O’Brien piloted Waver to the win in the Follow Naas on Facebook Apprentice Handicap in her mother’s silks. O’Brien trainee Oklahoma City topped off the day with a 13-length victory in […]

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