Saxon Warrior

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Saturday’s Derby will be  Madhmoon’s first time racing past a mile. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Kevin Prendergast has said victory for Madhmoon in Saturday’s Investec Epsom Derby would represent the “crowning jewel” of his 56-year training caree(...)

Frankie Dettori riding Too Darn Hot celebrates early as they win The Darley Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Next year’s classic picture is already dominated by Too Darn Hot although this weekend could help Aidan O’Brien identify some likely opposition to the(...)

Colm O’Donoghue on Alpha Centauri. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Neither Aidan O’Brien or Jessica Harrington believe the state of the Leopardstown ground had anything to do with the career-ending injuries sustained (...)

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Saxon Warrior. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Saxon Warrior has got the green light to try to secure his trainer Aidan O’Brien a first QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes success under the “Irish Champion(...)

Donnacha O’Brien aboard Latrobe wins The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. Photograph: Inpho

Aidan and Joseph O’Brien twice memorably combined to win York’s Juddmonte International although they will be rivals on Wednesday – each trying to sad(...)

William Buick riding Masar celebrates winning the Investec Derby race on Derby Day at Epsom Downs on June 2nd. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty

Masar, the first horse to carry Godolphin’s royal blue colours to victory in the Derby when he won at Epsom this month, looks set to miss the Irish De(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien and jockey Donnacha O’Brien celebrate after winning the Investec Oaks  at Epsom last Friday. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Bookmakers believe Donnacha O’Brien is firmly in the running to complete a notable family double by becoming Ireland’s champion jockey this year. The(...)

 Donnacha O’Brien on  Saxon Warrior celebrates winning the Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse on May 5th, 2018 at Newmarket, United Kingdom. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Epsom Derby history beckons for Aidan O’Brien on Saturday with Saxon Warrior an odds-on favourite to give the Irishman a seventh success in racing’s ‘(...)

Bookmaker reaction after Tuesday’s forfeit stage was to install the Newmarket fourth Elarqam as a marginal 9-4 favourite over Gustav Klimt at 3-1.  Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

It is 21 years since Aidan O’Brien first burst on the classic scene with a famous Curragh Guineas double and the legendary trainer is shaping up to tr(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Rhododendron to victory in the  The Dubai Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket in  2016. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien attempts to secure Group One victory No. 301 of his legendary career when Rhododendron leads a four-pronged Ballydoyle challenge into Sa(...)

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