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Corey Brown jockey on Rekindling (22) kisses the cup as trainer Joseph OBrien looks on after they won the 157th Melbourne Cup. Photograph: Getty

Irish trainers came in one, two, three, in this year’s Emirates Melbourne Cup in Flemington on Tuesday. Rekindling, a promising three year-old stayer(...)

Aidan O’Brien secured his 26th Group One winner of the season at Doncaster on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Aidan O’Brien’s record-breaking Group One juggernaut shuddered to a temporary halt in Paris on Sunday when protest action led to racing being cancelle(...)

Saxon Warrior (R) holds off Roaring Lion to give Aidan O’Brien a 26th Group One of the season. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Aidan O’Brien is Ireland’s newest world record holder after Saxon Warrior provided the Co. Tipperary based trainer with a 26th Group One success of 20(...)

If O’Brien fails to secure the world record at Doncaster, he will have two more chances at Saint-Cloud where he has won both of the big races four times each in the past. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien is long odds-on to set a new world for Group One victories in a calendar year with three top-flight races up for grabs in England and Fr(...)

 Trainer Aidan O’Brien:  Saxon Warrior and The Pentagon  are likely to be his main hopes for the final top-flight prize of the British season at Doncaster. Photograph: Getty Images

It is Aidan O’Brien’s old mentor Jim Bolger who could present the biggest obstacle to Ireland’s champion trainer setting a new Group One world record (...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien  is congratulated after equalling the record for 25 Group One winners in a season at Ascot on QIPCO British Champions Day. Photograph: Getty Images

Saxon Warrior and The Pentagon are already disputing favouritism for next year’s Epsom Derby and could tussle for the honour of providing their traine(...)

Aidan O’Brien’s Johannes Vermeer finished third in the Caulfield Cup in Australia. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien hit the bar again as Johannes Vermeer finished third behind Boom Time in the BMW Caulfield Cup at Caulfield on Saturday. O’Brien is jus(...)

 Aidan O’Brien:  strong favourite to bypass Bobby Frankel’s tally of 25 Group One winners in a year.  Photograph:  Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Should Aidan O’Brien emerge from Ascot’s ‘Champions Day’ without at least one of the four Group One races up for grabs in the British season’s finale(...)

 Mark Zahra riding Gailo Chop pips Katelyn Mallyon on  Johannes Vermeer in the Ladbrokes Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

The Caulfield Cup is the sole remaining leg of Australian racing’s prestigious ‘Spring Treble’ yet to be won by an Irish-trained horse but both Aidan(...)

 Aidan O’Brien:  has left eight horses among the 17-strong entry for the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Monday’s five-day stage. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien’s attempt to break Bobby Frankel’s world record for Group One victories in a calendar year is likely to prove a dominant theme for Satu(...)

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