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O'Brien's trio primed for Trial

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is happy to let Nelson, Delano Roosevelt and The Pentagon do battle for the second time this season in today's Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown.
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Knight sparkles as Dunlop gets set for his Derby debut

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 02:30
The name Dunlop is synonymous with Epsom but it will be John Dunlop's youngest son, Harry, who will be a welcome new face when he makes his Classic debut there in three weeks' time after Knight To Behold ran out an impressive three-and-a-quarter lengths winner over Aidan O'Brien's odds-on shot Kew Gardens in the Betfred Derby Trial at Lingfield yesterday.
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Berry casts Cup spell with 'Magic' turn of foot

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 02:30
Magic Circle justified connections' faith with a stunning victory in the 188Bet Chester Cup on the Roodee yesterday.
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Wayne Bailey: Kew Gardens ready to bloom at Lingfield

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 02:30
I once read somewhere that a well-tailored suit to women is what lingerie is to men.
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'Rock' can roll for Tate in Curragh raid

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 02:30
Redevelopment continues at the Curragh, but so too does the all-important racing and I'm looking forward to seeing more from the Dermot Weld-trained JAEGA, which looks overpriced around 5/1 in the Group Three Fillies' Plusvital Irish EBF Blue Wind Stakes (4.30).
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Young Rascal breaks O'Brien's Vase run

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 02:30
William Haggas broke Aidan O'Brien's five-year stranglehold on the Chester Vase yesterday when Young Rascal overcame inexperience to win this Derby trial by half-a-length from Dee Ex Bee.
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Watch: Cameras capture the moment a Roscommon racegoer thought she had thrown away a winning betting slip

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:00
Winner Alright, Winner Alright! - in most cases you can throw away your losing dockets before this declaration is made over the PA system but sometimes it can get tricky.
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Proschema can upset O'Brien's Chester raiders

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 02:30
At even money, the market believes the quest to find this year's English Derby winner ended when Saxon Warrior won the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket last Saturday - well before the eight days of trials, which take place at Chester, Lingfield, Leopardstown and York, began.
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'Cliffs' stars in Naas treble for O'Brien

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 02:30
Last year's Epsom Derby runner-up Cliffs Of Moher rediscovered the winning habit in yesterday's Coolmore Camelot Mooresbridge Stakes at Naas.
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O'Brien plots Triple Crown bid for Guineas hero 'Warrior'

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 02:30
Mendelssohn may have flopped in Saturday's night's Kentucky Derby, but Saxon Warrior ensured the Classic weekend was hardly a total bust for Aidan O'Brien with victory in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket.
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Success Days 'in good shape' to collect for Condon at Naas

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 02:30
Ken Condon brings Success Days back into calmer waters today when he runs in the Coolmore Camelot Irish EBF Mooresbridge Stakes at Naas.
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Levey enjoys Classic glory as 'Billesdon' springs shock

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 02:30
After six weeks of major races, jumps and Flat, being dominated by the same top yards and owners, racing found the antidote yesterday when 66/1 outsider Billesdon Brook landed the English 1,000 Guineas under Sean Levey at Newmarket.
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Mullins and Townend continue winning form with Sligo treble

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 02:30
The all-conquering Willie Mullins bandwagon rolled on at Sligo yesterday when he teamed up Paul Townend for a treble.
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O'Brien team keep Guineas glory in the family

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 02:30
Donnacha O'Brien joined the family business of winning Classics yesterday when the 19-year-old rode his father Aidan's 3/1 shot Saxon Warrior to a comfortable length-and-a-half victory in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas. The colt is now as short as evens favourite for the Investec Derby in a month's time.
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Dan's Dream running for good cause

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 02:30
Trainer Mick Channon is confident Dan's Dream can earn a spinal charity a huge windfall in the Qipco 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket today.
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Aiden O'Brien hope comes up well short in bid to win Kentucky Derby

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 00:27
Mendelssohn was a huge disappointment in the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby with Justify powering to victory at a rain-lashed Churchill Downs.
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The O'Brien dynasty continues to grow as Donnacha and Saxon Warrior win 2000 Guineas for father Aidan

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 17:34
Donnacha O'Brien became the latest in the O'Brien dynasty to claim Classic glory as Saxon Warrior ran out a stylish winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket
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Saxon Warrior can win battle with 'Gustav'

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 15:00
There's a very old saying in racing that the fittest horse wins the Guineas, the luckiest horse the Derby, and the best horse the St Leger.
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Promising 'Dervish' can give strong favourite a run for his money

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 02:30
While all the top weekend racing takes place across the water, there are decent betting opportunities at home, most notably Jessica Harrington's WHIRLING DERVISH, which is forecast to go off at 11/8 in the Cork Racecourse Rated Race (4.15).
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Kentucky odds against Mendelssohn

Fri, 04/05/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has made a mockery of the record books throughout his all-conquering training career but should Mendelssohn rip up the script in tomorrow night's Kentucky Derby, it would be the sweetest victory of all.
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