On a day when his The Gurkha proved an impressive winner of the French 2,000 Guineas in Deauville, Aidan O’Brien also took the training honours at Navan where long odds-on favourite Bondi Beach produced an unconvincing display to justify 1/9 favouritism in the Group 3 Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Amongst those in attendance at yesterday morning’s launch of the 2016 flat season at the Curragh were the legendary figures of Jim Bolger, Dermot Weld and Johnny Murtagh who, true to form, entertained as they spoke of past, present and future, often throwing and receiving good-humoured jibes.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
The Grade 2 Istabraq Hurdle was the feature event on yesterday’s high-class mixed programme at Tipperary, and Plinth, carrying the colours of the eponymous three-time Champion Hurdler, and also trained by Aidan O’Brien, caused a minor upset when landing the spoils.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015