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#Aidan O'Brien

# aidan-obrien - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Donn McClean reflects on all the action from Newmarket.

# aidan-obrien - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Hermosa wins 1,000 Guineas for Aidan O'Brien

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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.

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