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#Aidan O'Brien

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland's Aidan O'Brien as unbeaten Justify wins Kentucky Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert won the event for the fifth time.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Saxon Warrior seals 2,000 Guineas win for Aidan O'Brien

The trainer’s son Donnacha sterred the 3-1 winner home.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 4 May, 2018

This weekend could be one of the greatest of Aidan O'Brien's illustrious career

Gustav Klimt and Happily are set to go off favourite for the 2000 and 1000 Guineas, while Mendelssohn could deliver a first Kentucky Derby.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Republic of Ireland's James McClean named 2017 RTE Sportsperson of the Year

Elsewhere, Aidan O’Brien was voted Manager of the Year and there was a surprising result regarding Team of the Year.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'I would have been as delighted for him had he beat me. We’re both over the moon'

History-making trainer Joseph O’Brien, who edged his dad Aidan to land the Melbourne Cup, is just coming to terms with his win.

Joseph O'Brien edges his father as Rekindling leads Irish sweep at Melbourne Cup

The Willie Mullins-trained Max Dynamite, who finished second in 2015, completed an all-Irish one-two-three.

# aidan-obrien - Monday 6 November, 2017

O'Brien, O'Brien and Mullins line up massive Irish challenge for the Melbourne Cup

Can one of the trio follow in Dermot Weld’s footsteps?

# aidan-obrien - Friday 3 November, 2017

Aidan O'Brien takes $1m prize as Mendelssohn shines at Breeders' Cup Breeders' Cup This post contains videos

Aidan O'Brien takes $1m prize as Mendelssohn shines at Breeders' Cup

It’s been a good start for the trainer in California.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Aidan O'Brien breaks world record for Grade One victories

Saxon Warrior gave the Irish trainer his 26th win of the year.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien makes history at Ascot

He drew level with Bobby Frankel’s record of 25 Group One winners in a year.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien one shy of Bobby Frankel's record after dominating Dewhurst

Even by his own high standards, 2017 has been a year to remember for the unassuming 47-year-old.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Aidan O'Brien's Order of St George storms to victory at the Curragh

The five-year old atoned for defeat in last year’s race.

# aidan-obrien - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Ana O'Brien fractures vertebrae in her neck and back but brain scan comes back clear

The young jockey faces several months of rehabilitation after yesterday’s fall at Killarney.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Ana O'Brien airlifted to hospital after bad fall at Killarney Races

The 21-year-old daughter of Aidan O’Brien was riding Druids Cross.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Aidan O'Brien lands Royal Ascot trainers' title for an eighth time with Idaho victory

“We’re delighted,” O’Brien said afterwards.

# aidan-obrien - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Aidan O'Brien off the mark at Royal Ascot in week's most lucrative race

It’s a sixth Grade One success for Highland Reel.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Aidan O'Brien rounds off the weekend with another Classic double Ballydoyle This post contains videos

Aidan O'Brien rounds off the weekend with another Classic double

Winter romped home in the Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Record eighth win for Aidan O'Brien as Churchill claims 2,000 Guineas glory

It was another winning day for the Irish trainer at Newmarket.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 5 May, 2017

Aidan O'Brien looks to Churchill to deliver record victory

Churchill arrives at Newmarket unbeaten in his last five starts.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Incroyable! 1-2-3 for Aidan O'Brien as Found wins Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Irish eyes are smiling in Chantilly.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 16 July, 2016

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven Classic Hit This post contains videos

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven

Even Song never got going and Seamie Heffernan made the most of his opportunity.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 3 June, 2016

On the double: Minding makes incredible recovery to add Oaks to 1000 Guineas crown Perfect Pair This post contains videos

On the double: Minding makes incredible recovery to add Oaks to 1000 Guineas crown

Aidan O’Brien’s filly justified her 10/11 favouritism under the stewardship of Ryan Moore.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Jet Setting stuns Aidan O'Brien's Minding to land 1,000 Guineas

Winner was supplemented into the race on Monday at a cost of €30,000.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Awtaad comes up trumps in 2000 Guineas as Air Force Blue disappoints again

Kevin Prendergast had a day to remember at the Curragh as his stable star denied Galileo Gold a Guineas double.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Minding leads home a Aidan O'Brien clean sweep in 1000 Guineas

Ballydoyle and Alice Springs come second and third at Newmarket.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Joseph O’Brien to quit riding and follow his dad into training

The two-time Irish champion jockey has already taken tentative steps into training.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Massive controversy as Aidan O'Brien wins another St Leger at Doncaster Horse Racing This post contains videos

Massive controversy as Aidan O'Brien wins another St Leger at Doncaster

Bondi Beach takes the season’s final classic.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Aidan O'Brien's teenage son rode a memorable Galway winner this afternoon

Donnacha O’Brien claimed the feature on the final day of the festival.

# aidan-obrien - Monday 29 December, 2014

Aidan O'Brien remains the best and Leinster club champions - Wexford’s 2014 sporting highlights

There was also U21 hurling success for the Slaneysiders.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Aidan O'Brien's Adelaide comes from last to first to win Cox Plate in Melbourne

“It has been a wonderful feat,” Coolmore’s Australian racing manager James Bester said.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Aidan O'Brien's superstar Australia was beaten in a thriller at Leopardstown today

The Grey Gatsby reeled in 3/10 shot Australia to win a sensational Irish Champion Stakes.

# aidan-obrien - Monday 11 August, 2014

O'Brien steps down as Wexford football manager

The Westmeath native has been in charge less than two years.

# aidan-obrien - Monday 30 June, 2014

Dublin's 'phenomenal athleticism' is what sets them apart, says Wexford boss

Aidan O’Brien watched his side succumb to a 16-point defeat yesterday.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Aidan O'Brien makes history as Australia wins the Epsom Derby

It’s the Irish trainer’s third win in a row in this race.

Aidan O'Brien says Australia is the best Derby horse he's ever had - now he has to prove it

Three-year-old is the 11/8 favourite to give O’Brien his fifth Derby triumph.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Is Australia really 'head and shoulders' above Aidan O'Brien's horses? We'll find out today

Ballydoyle’s best has a chance to show us what he’s made of in today’s 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Aidan O'Brien was this close to a historic Breeders' Cup win last night

Declaration of War beaten in a nail-biting finish to the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Declaration of War: the horse carrying Irish hopes in $5m Breeders Cup Classic

Aidan O’Brien hoping to seal a first win in the American showpiece at Santa Anita tonight.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 26 July, 2013

'Major setback' as St Nicholas Abbey fights for his life

The Aidan O’Brien-trained star needed emergency colic surgery following complications in his recovery overnight.

# aidan-obrien - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Coolmore optimistic following life-saving surgery on St Nicholas Abbey

Star still has “many bridges to cross before he is considered out of danger,” Coolmore said in an update this morning.

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