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Good grounds to expect Magical to break O'Brien hoodoo

6 hours 26 min ago
For better or worse, you can't get away from the topic of climate change at the moment and how it might affect our seasons - although as it stands, it's still quite rare for the top Flat meetings during the summer and autumn to race on heavy ground.
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'Everest' on O'Brien's radar for Sovereigns

6 hours 26 min ago
The most lucrative Flat turf race in the world is next on the agenda for Aidan O'Brien as Ten Sovereigns takes his place in 'The Everest' (6.15pm) in Australia today.
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Aidan O'Brien bidding to land world's richest turf race as Ten Sovereigns tackles 'The Everest'

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 15:29
There's no end to Aidan O'Brien and the Ballydoyle maestro will have his eyes on Australia tomorrow as he bids to land the world's richest turf race when Ten Sovereigns takes his place in 'The Everest' (6.15).
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Australian authorities shocked by 'appalling' images of horse mistreatment

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 15:20
Racing Australia has issued a statement in which it "shares the outrage at the appalling images of gross mistreatment" in a documentary revealing the fate of hundreds of ex-racehorses.
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Magical out to fill rare gap in O'Brien CV

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 02:30
It is one of the few omissions from his CV, but Aidan O'Brien has a great chance of landing his first Qipco Champion Stakes with the brilliant filly Magical at Ascot tomorrow.
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Gardens primed to bloom in battle with Stradivarius

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien expects a stamina test and a step up to two miles to play to the strengths of Kew Gardens as last year's English St Leger hero bids to end the two-year unbeaten streak of staying king Stradivarius in Saturday's Long Distance Cup.
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'Royal' seals Mullins' Cesarewitch double

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 02:30
Royal Illusion turned the Tote Irish Cesarewitch into a procession at the Curragh.
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Stratum gets up to spoil Party and hand Mullins a second successive Cesarewitch

Sun, 13/10/2019 - 18:30
Stratum provided Willie Mullins with his second successive victory in the Emirates Cesarewitch at Newmarket yesterday.
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Pinatubo seals his place as leading juvenile

Sun, 13/10/2019 - 18:30
Pinatubo rounded off an unblemished juvenile campaign with an ultimately decisive victory in the Darley Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket.
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Pinatubo looks real deal but history tells us to be cautious

Sat, 12/10/2019 - 02:30
It's not a race for betting - but it's been a while since I've been as excited about a horse as I am over Pinatubo, Charlie Appleby's outstanding two-year-old which is expected to go off around 1/3 for this afternoon's Group One Darley Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket (3.30).
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Benny can overcome top weight and land spoils in Limerick

Sat, 12/10/2019 - 02:30
Snugborough Benny must defy top weight and 15 rivals if he is to land tomorrow's JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National (4.35) at Limerick, but Liam Cusack's charge has the class to do just that.
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Frankie Dettori set to partner Master Of Reality for Joseph O'Brien in this year's Melbourne Cup

Fri, 11/10/2019 - 11:03
The final fleet of European challengers have departed for Australia with the O'Brien family – father Aidan and son Joseph – sending seven contenders between them ahead of next month's Lexus Melbourne Cup.
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'Buttercup' leads Cesarewitch raiders

Fri, 11/10/2019 - 02:30
There is a strong Irish presence in tomorrow's English Cesarewitch with champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins making a three-pronged attack led by favourite Buildmeupbuttercup (4/1).
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Kilkenny stud lands €3.5m jackpot

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 02:30
A Kilkenny stud hit the jackpot yesterday when Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin operation forked out €3.5m for a yearling colt at Tattersalls Sale in Newmarket.
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'I'm not often lost for words' - Kilkenny stud hits jackpot as Sheikh pays €3.5m for yearling colt

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 20:47
A KILKENNY stud hit the jackpot when’s Sheikh Mohammed Godolphin operation forked out €3.5m for a yearling colt at Tattersalls Sale in Newmarket.
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Enable's future in doubt but Pinatubo set for next test

Tue, 08/10/2019 - 02:30
Enable is none the worse for her heartbreaking defeat in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with connections playing a waiting game before deciding if the superstar mare will race again.
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Waldgeist foils Enable as Fabre shows his Arc touch

Mon, 07/10/2019 - 02:30
If Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes were decided by clapometer, Enable would have won the race for the third time yesterday but, ultimately, John Gosden's great racemare's shot at history came up just short when she finished a gallant second to Waldgeist in the mud here.
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'Fairy' repeats Concorde feat on first start for Bolger

Mon, 07/10/2019 - 02:30
Classy filly Yulong Gold Fairy took the Coolmore Stud Home Of Champions Concorde Stakes for the second year running at Tipperary yesterday.
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Albigna lands Paris prize for Harrington

Mon, 07/10/2019 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington was on the mark in Longchamp yesterday as her Albigna bounced back to winning ways with a stylish success in the Prix Marcel Boussac.
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O'Brien seeking Magical memories

Sun, 06/10/2019 - 18:30
Donnacha O'Brien is in the midst of a titanic tussle with his predecessor Colin Keane, to hold onto his title as champion jockey but today, domestic concerns are set to one side.
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