Pierre-Charles Boudot wins on Order Of Australia for O’Brien

The Aussies may have been singing “Waltzing Matilda” but it was Pierre-Charles Boudot that was waltzing home on Order Of Australia making it a one-two-three for Aidan O’Brien in the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Keeneland. He only got into the race after One Master was scratched on Thursday and the three-year-old was sent off aContinue reading “Pierre-Charles Boudot wins on Order Of Australia for O’Brien”

The curtain comes down on the training career of the maestro John Oxx

The curtain will come down on the training career of John Oxx at the Curragh on Monday as he looks forward to the next chapter in his life. The Currabeg trainer announced last month that he was retiring, bringing to an end a glittering training career spanning over four decades. Saddling Storm Legend to winContinue reading “The curtain comes down on the training career of the maestro John Oxx”

O’Brien ready for the Melbourne Cup

The Emirates Melbourne Cup will take place in the early hours of Tuesday morning and Aidan O’Brien will be hoping that Anthony Van Dyck or Tiger Moth can help him claim victory for the first time at Flemmington. The closest he has come to winning it was in 2017 when Johannes Vermeer was beaten halfContinue reading “O’Brien ready for the Melbourne Cup”

A Thriller unfolded at Down Royal by The Storyteller

The Ladbrokes Champion Chase at Down Royal proved to be a real cracker when the Gordon Elliott trained The Storyteller got the better of Chris’s Dream on the run up to the line. In what was a fascinating race, it was the nine-year-old’s biggest success to date. As the form horse in the race, theContinue reading “A Thriller unfolded at Down Royal by The Storyteller”

No Magic from Abacadabras as the Tower stood Tall

There was no magic from Abacadabras in the WKD Hurdle at Down Royal on Friday because Aspire Tower proved too high to overcome when the Henry de Bromhead trained runner was too strong under a canny ride from Rachel Blackmore. Abacadabras trained by Gordon Elliott was the 8-15 favourite for the Grade Two feature –Continue reading “No Magic from Abacadabras as the Tower stood Tall”