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Arabian Queen shocks the York racing public as Derby winner Golden Horn is beaten

 August 21, 2015   John Welsh

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It had been labelled as the horse race of the season when Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien declared that his star three year old miler Gleneagles would participate in the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on August 19th in which Derby winner Golden Horn was also scheduled to be running. The John Gosden trained horse had […]

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Gleneagles must now justify the claims of Aidan O’Brien after comfortable Royal Ascot victory

 June 18, 2015   John Welsh

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When Irish horse racing trainer Aidan O’Brien claimed that Gleneagles was the best miler he had ever witnessed in his stable, after the colt had won the Group 1 St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot, it was some accolade given that the Irishman has been responsible for some legendary horses over the same distance […]

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Australia answers fitness doubts with comfortable win at York

 August 21, 2014   John Welsh


After winning both English and Irish Derbies following his defeat in the Newmarket 2,000 Guineas, Aidan O’Brien trained horse Australia was allowed a brief summer break before resuming his racing career. The three year-old reappeared at York this week in the 1m2f Juddmonte International Stakes with his trainer concerned that he may lack fitness following […]

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Derby winner Australia justifies the faith of Aidan O’Brien

 June 8, 2014   John Welsh

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Aidan O’Brien became the first trainer to win the Epsom Derby in three successive seasons when favourite Australia won the 2014 renewal in a style which he suggests that he could be a dominant contender among the more valuable horse races during the current campaign. The Irish trainer has always claimed that this horse could […]

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