While Aidan O’Brien is not afraid of using superlatives to describe his horses, his comparison of Order Of St George to a Rolls Royce was not far off the mark after he turned in a display of sheer class to land the Gold Cup In Honour Of The Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
Due to the problem I spoke of in this column last week - rain, or, more specifically, the lack of it - we’re still waiting to really get going with our National Hunt horses, but Don Cossack didn’t half throw down an early marker with a brilliant comeback this week at Punchestown.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
Cirrus Des Aigles (13/8) and FreeEagle (3/1) and now head the market with Paddy Power for Saturday’s Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot following the defection of Australia and the news that The Grey Gatsby won’t run despite being left in the race but will stay in training next year.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014
It is not by luck that Ryan Moore has become perhaps the world’s most in-demand jockey as he offered the perfect example of his evident superiority aboard The Grey Gatsby in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday night.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014