The name Joseph O’Brien may not have been on the card, but Ivanovich Gorbatov’s win in the Triumph Hurdle heralded the dawn a new era for the O’Brien family as the former flat horse gave the soon-to-be official trainer, son of Ballydoyle supremo Aidan, his first Festival success.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Following Saturday’s victory with Coney Island, trainer Eddie Harty made it three wins from as many runners at Leopardstown’s Christmas meeting when Minella Foru took the valuable Paddy Power Chase and Copy That landed a touch in the two-mile handicap hurdle on day two of the four-day festival,
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Aidan O’Brien is chasing a fourth consecutive Epsom Derby success and, while he may not have a stand-out performer in this afternoon’s feature, the Ballydoyle trainer may be able to extend his record with the strong-staying Hans Holbein.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
Although the Aidan O’Brien stable is yet to get on the scoreboard at this week’s Royal Ascot meeting, Magician, Verrazano and Giovanni Boldini, amongst others, have provided enough evidence to suggest Ballydoyle’s raiding party is in pretty good shape.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014