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Injury Forces Retirement Of Investec Derby Hero Wings Of Eagles

Coolmore’s Wings of Eagles, who pulled off a 40-1 upset in the G1 Investec Derby last month, has been retired after it was discovered that he suffered a career-ending injury after finishing third in Saturday’s G1 Irish Derby. The Racing Post reports that the 3-year-old son of Pour Moi, who was beaten just a neck and a […]

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O’Brien Again: Capri Gives Trainer 12th Victory In Irish Derby

Aidan O’Brien notched a 12th win in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby as perceived stable second-string Capri claimed the Curragh Classic. All eyes were on stablemate and 2-1 favourite Wings Of Eagles, who was bidding to complete a Derby double following his Epsom victory last month and was the choice of Ryan Moore. The […]

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‘He Is Like A God Around Horses’: The ‘Enduring Genius’ Of Aidan O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O’Brien is having yet another tremendous flat season, and has won three of the four British classics, and both Irish classics run so far. The words “genius” and “brilliant” are often used to describe the 47-year-old trainer, and when it comes to getting the best out of his horses, his incredible record speaks […]

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Wings Of Eagles Flies Home Late, Springs 40-1 Upset In Investec Derby

Wings Of Eagles sprang a huge 40-1 upset in the Group 1 Investec Derby at Epsom to propel jockey Padraig Beggy into the limelight. With only two behind him with three furlongs to run, the son of 2011 Derby winner Pour Moi came from the clouds to collar his Aidan O’Brien-trained stablemate Cliffs Of Moher and Ryan […]

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