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#Aidan O'Brien

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Order of Australia caps unlikely clean sweep for O'Brien in Breeders' Cup Mile
# Outsider
# Outsider

Order of Australia caps unlikely clean sweep for O'Brien in Breeders' Cup Mile

Nov 7th 2020, 9:14 PM 6,474 Views 1 Comment

The colt, who was sent off at 73-1, only got into the race after One Master was scratched on Thursday.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Joseph O’Brien pips dad Aidan to win second Melbourne Cup with Twilight Payment
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Joseph O’Brien pips dad Aidan to win second Melbourne Cup with Twilight Payment

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:02 AM 7,101 Views 6 Comments

Race marred by a fatal injury to last year’s Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 10 October, 2020

St Mark’s Basilica too good in Dewhurst for O’Brien and Dettori
# Aidan O'Brien
# Aidan O'Brien

St Mark’s Basilica too good in Dewhurst for O’Brien and Dettori

Oct 10th 2020, 5:54 PM 5,107 Views 1 Comment

Stablemate Wembley second, with Thunder Moon having to settle for third.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 9 October, 2020

Controversy at Fillies' Mile as Aidan O'Brien horses run with wrong numbers and jockeys
# Mix-up
# Mix-up

Controversy at Fillies' Mile as Aidan O'Brien horses run with wrong numbers and jockeys

Oct 9th 2020, 7:09 PM 8,678 Views 2 Comments

Wrong saddles put on runners in Friday’s Group One at Newmarket.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Aidan O'Brien's planned runners withdrawn from ParisLongchamp following positive urine samples
# Decision
# Decision

Aidan O'Brien's planned runners withdrawn from ParisLongchamp following positive urine samples

Oct 3rd 2020, 10:23 PM 9,621 Views 19 Comments

The samples indicated the presence of a banned substance from contaminated feed.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Success for Aidan O’Brien as Passion stamps her class at Naas
# Winning
# Winning

Success for Aidan O’Brien as Passion stamps her class at Naas

Aug 23rd 2020, 6:07 PM 4,286 Views 2 Comments

The victory proved the middle leg of a treble for Seamie Heffernan.

# aidan-obrien - Thursday 20 August, 2020

It must be Love! O'Brien's filly sends out message with impressive Yorkshire Oaks win

It must be Love! O'Brien's filly sends out message with impressive Yorkshire Oaks win

Aug 20th 2020, 3:40 PM 4,506 Views 5 Comments

All systems go for mouthwatering clash with Enable in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 17 July, 2020

Romanised returns in search of Minstrel Stakes double
# Romanised
# Romanised

Romanised returns in search of Minstrel Stakes double

Jul 17th 2020, 5:21 PM 1,885 Views 1 Comment

Condon runner makes seasonal bow at the Curragh.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Love conquers all to win the Oaks in stunning fashion
# A Love Supreme
# A Love Supreme

Love conquers all to win the Oaks in stunning fashion

Jul 4th 2020, 4:01 PM 2,961 Views 5 Comments

Aidan O’Brien wins the Oaks for an eighth time.

# aidan-obrien - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby
# Declared
# Declared

Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:20 PM 2,765 Views 6 Comments

The Irish trainer is bidding for a record eighth English Derby success on Saturday.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph
# Wet And Windy
# Wet And Windy

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph

Jun 28th 2020, 6:07 PM 2,143 Views 3 Comments

Star mare back with a bang at the Curragh.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Delight for Aidan O'Brien as Peaceful claims the Irish 1,000 Guineas
# Racing
# Racing

Delight for Aidan O'Brien as Peaceful claims the Irish 1,000 Guineas

Jun 13th 2020, 7:56 PM 2,699 Views 1 Comment

The winner, ridden by Seamie Heffernan, had only managed to win one of her three starts last year.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Love supreme in 1000 Guineas for O’Brien and Moore
# Love
# Love

Love supreme in 1000 Guineas for O’Brien and Moore

Jun 7th 2020, 4:44 PM 3,455 Views 5 Comments

Dominant display gives O’Brien sixth victory in fillies’ Classic.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 20 December, 2019

Johnny Ward: All-weather track in Tipperary could see Dundalk suffer greatly
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: All-weather track in Tipperary could see Dundalk suffer greatly

Dec 20th 2019, 2:09 PM 11,139 Views 5 Comments

There is clamour for a second all-weather track among trainers in Ireland, but Tipperary is not the answer.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical triumphs, Dettori's landmark softens blow of Stradivarius loss
# Wrap
# Wrap

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical triumphs, Dettori's landmark softens blow of Stradivarius loss

Oct 19th 2019, 7:17 PM 2,717 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Andrew Balding could have been forgiven for shedding a tear as Donjuan Triumphant won the first race.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes

Aug 6th 2019, 8:17 PM 3,354 Views 5 Comments

O’Brien could run as many as four of his finest at The Curragh.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Donn McClean: Exciting times ahead as Ten Sovereigns delivers on July promise
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Donn McClean: Exciting times ahead as Ten Sovereigns delivers on July promise

Jul 16th 2019, 1:45 PM 2,269 Views 0 Comments

Donn McClean maps out the next destination for the Ballydoyle sprint star.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Stunning Sovereign basks in Irish Derby success after memorable weekend for Aidan O'Brien
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

Stunning Sovereign basks in Irish Derby success after memorable weekend for Aidan O'Brien

Jul 2nd 2019, 3:23 PM 3,747 Views 0 Comments

Donn McClean reflects on the surprise winner’s performance at The Curragh on Saturday.

# aidan-obrien - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'Whatever beats him will win': Prendergast bullish on Madhmoon's Derby chances
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

'Whatever beats him will win': Prendergast bullish on Madhmoon's Derby chances

Jun 26th 2019, 9:15 AM 2,713 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Moore to partner favourite Anthony van Dyck at the Curragh on Saturday.

# aidan-obrien - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

O'Brien and Moore look to maintain stunning start at Royal Ascot
# Day Two
# Day Two

O'Brien and Moore look to maintain stunning start at Royal Ascot

Jun 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

The Irish trainer celebrated two high-profile winners yesterday, including Circus Maximus in the St James’ Palace Stakes.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Circus Maximus and Aidan O'Brien celebrate record win at Royal Ascot
# Day One
# Day One

Circus Maximus and Aidan O'Brien celebrate record win at Royal Ascot

Jun 18th 2019, 6:11 PM 3,290 Views 1 Comment

Ryan Moore guided the the 10-1 shot to a battling victory over Too Darn Hot and King Of Comedy.

Aidan O'Brien brings powerful team of 11 to Royal Ascot's opening day
# Day One
# Day One

Aidan O'Brien brings powerful team of 11 to Royal Ascot's opening day

Jun 18th 2019, 8:16 AM 2,711 Views 2 Comments

O’Brien is the favourite to retain the top trainer crown.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Donn McClean: O'Brien primed to continue his outstanding record at Royal Ascot
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean: O'Brien primed to continue his outstanding record at Royal Ascot

Jun 11th 2019, 11:12 AM 3,546 Views 0 Comments

Hermosa and Ten Sovereigns top of the list for the Ballydoyle maestro.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Donn McClean: Ballydoyle puzzle as tricky as ever following five-star Derby day
# Epsom Derby
# Epsom Derby

Donn McClean: Ballydoyle puzzle as tricky as ever following five-star Derby day

Jun 4th 2019, 1:47 PM 5,030 Views 2 Comments

Aidan O’Brien joined an elite group with Anthony van Dyck’s win on Saturday.

# aidan-obrien - Friday 31 May, 2019

Weekend tips: Broome can cement O'Brien's greatness with seventh Epsom Derby victory
# Racing
# Racing

Weekend tips: Broome can cement O'Brien's greatness with seventh Epsom Derby victory

May 31st 2019, 2:01 PM 2,671 Views 1 Comment

Galileo looms large on tomorrow’s Classic, writes Thom Malone.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Brilliant Hermosa captures Irish 1,000 Guineas double for O'Brien and Moore
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

Brilliant Hermosa captures Irish 1,000 Guineas double for O'Brien and Moore

May 26th 2019, 7:36 PM 3,558 Views 1 Comment

A great run at the Curragh saw her add to her previous win at Newmarket.

O'Brien gives Sir Dragonet the green light for Epsom
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

O'Brien gives Sir Dragonet the green light for Epsom

May 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 3,957 Views 2 Comments

Trainer Aidan O’Brien suggested the Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly could have been an alternative option.

# aidan-obrien - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge
# Holy Grail
# Holy Grail

Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge

May 22nd 2019, 11:36 AM 3,122 Views 0 Comments

Sir Dragonet is a best-priced 7-2 favourite for the Derby and is set to be joined by a host of stablemates.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Donn McClean: Naas trials leave O'Brien with a hot hand for Royal Ascot
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Donn McClean: Naas trials leave O'Brien with a hot hand for Royal Ascot

May 21st 2019, 2:07 PM 2,580 Views 1 Comment

Etoile’s Group 3 win leaves her primed for the Albany Stakes, writes Donn McClean.

# aidan-obrien - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Gold Cup hope Capri out to give O'Brien fifth successive Saval Beg triumph at Leopardstown
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

Gold Cup hope Capri out to give O'Brien fifth successive Saval Beg triumph at Leopardstown

May 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 2,564 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Derby and St Leger winner is an 8-1 shot for next month’s Gold Cup.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Donn McClean: O'Brien's Sir Dragonet gives plenty to ponder as Derby looms
# Trials
# Trials

Donn McClean: O'Brien's Sir Dragonet gives plenty to ponder as Derby looms

May 14th 2019, 8:50 AM 3,703 Views 1 Comment

Derby trials are popping up all over to present a changing picture of prospects at Epsom.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

O'Brien continues fine form in British Classics after Guineas double success
# Irish Eyes
# Irish Eyes

O'Brien continues fine form in British Classics after Guineas double success

May 7th 2019, 5:41 PM 2,645 Views 0 Comments

Donn McClean reflects on all the action from Newmarket.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Hermosa wins 1,000 Guineas for Aidan O'Brien
# Double Success
# Double Success

Hermosa wins 1,000 Guineas for Aidan O'Brien

May 5th 2019, 4:49 PM 3,901 Views 0 Comments

It caps a successful weekend for the trainer after his success with Magna Grecia in yesterday’s 2,000 Guineas.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Magna Grecia claims 10th 2,000 Guineas for 'unbelievable' Aidan O'Brien
# Success
# Success

Magna Grecia claims 10th 2,000 Guineas for 'unbelievable' Aidan O'Brien

May 4th 2019, 6:33 PM 3,940 Views 1 Comment

This was the Irish trainer’s third consecutive 2,000 victory after Churchill in 2017 and Saxon Warrior last year.

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Karawaan catches the eye with Irish Lincolnshire win as 2019 flat racing season gets under way
# Off And Running
# Off And Running

Karawaan catches the eye with Irish Lincolnshire win as 2019 flat racing season gets under way

Mar 26th 2019, 3:16 PM 2,284 Views 0 Comments

Ger Lyons’ horse posted an impressive victory in Naas last Sunday.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Flag Of Honour's Curragh success completes fantastic weekend for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore
# Success
# Success

Flag Of Honour's Curragh success completes fantastic weekend for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore

Sep 16th 2018, 7:59 PM 2,795 Views 0 Comments

The favourite for the race overcame second-place Latrobe to claim the victory.

# aidan-obrien - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland's O'Brien as Masar wins Epsom Derby
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Disappointment for Ireland's O'Brien as Masar wins Epsom Derby

Jun 2nd 2018, 5:04 PM 7,029 Views 3 Comments

Dee Ex Bee finished second ahead of Roaring Lion in third, while Saxon Warrior was fourth.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 6 May, 2018

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

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

May 6th 2018, 10:27 AM 6,298 Views 4 Comments

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
# Newmarket
# Newmarket

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

May 5th 2018, 4:36 PM 5,149 Views 2 Comments

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
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

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

May 4th 2018, 10:23 AM 4,943 Views 2 Comments

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

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