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Irish Derby: Capri wins to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a 12th success

Capri won the Irish Derby at the Curragh to give trainer Aidan O’Brien his 12th success in the Grade One race. The 6-1 shot held off the challenge of Cracksman, favourite Wings of Eagles and Waldgeist to give jockey Seamie Heffernan a third Irish Derby victory. Capri, who was sixth ...

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Royal Ascot 2017: Winter and Caravaggio win for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore

Royal Ascot 2017 Saturday, 24 June: Final-day coverage on BBC Radio 5 live Races: 14:30-17:35 BST including 16:20 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Winter and Caravaggio gave trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Ryan Moore a big-race double at Royal Ascot. Winter (4-9) followed up victories in the English and Irish 1000 Guineas ...

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Royal Ascot 2017: Highland Reel wins Prince of Wales's Stakes for Aidan O'Brien

Highland Reel showed his class to win the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot for trainer Aidan O’Brien. The 9-4 shot, ridden by Ryan Moore, fought past runner-up Decorated Knight, with Ulysses in third. Highland Reel, a globetrotter who has won on three continents, prevailed by one and a ...

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Ascot Gold Cup: 14/1 Odds on Aidan O’Brien to Train a Winner

The 2017 Royal Ascot takes place from 20th to 24th June, with some of world’s leading racehorses competing for the £6.5 million prize fund in the event that will be attended by the Queen of England.  The Ascot Gold Cup is undoubtedly the feature race with Aidan O’Brien’s Order of ...

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Irish 1000 Guineas: Winter's win completes double for trainer Aidan O'Brien

Trainer Aidan O’Brien completed the Guineas double-double as the filly Winter took flat racing’s Irish 1000 Guineas three weeks after winning the English equivalent at Newmarket. Winter saw off stable companion and hot favourite Rhododendron at The Curragh. Roly Poly and Hydrangea made it a 1-2-3 finish for O’Brien, who ...

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Cliffs Of Moher wins Dee Stakes at Chester for Aidan O'Brien

Cliffs Of Moher justified his favourite status with victory on his return to action in the Dee Stakes at Chester. Ryan Moore positioned the Galileo colt, priced at 4-5 Fav, just behind the pace-setting Max Zorin before moving through in the final furlong. Cliffs Of Moher, in his first race ...

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1,000 Guineas: Winter wins Classic to give Aidan O'Brien a third Guineas double

Winter won the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket to give trainer Aidan O’Brien a third double in the Guineas. O’Brien won Saturday’s 2,000 Guineas with Churchill and also won both Classics in 2005 and 2012. Winter, ridden by Wayne Lordan, denied Ryan Moore a Guineas double as stablemate and 9-4 favourite ...

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Churchill wins 2,000 Guineas to give Aidan O'Brien a record-breaking eighth win

Churchill, the 6-4 favourite, won the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket to give trainer Aidan O’Brien a record-breaking eighth win in the Classic. It was jockey Ryan Moore’s second win in the race, having ridden O’Brien’s previous winner Gleneagles, in 2015. Barney Roy (7-2) was second ahead of third-favourite Al Wukair ...

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