Time for dancing as Bolshoi Ballet cruises to victory at Leopardstown to head the market for the Derby

Bolshoi Ballet leapt to the head of the Cazoo Derby ante-post market with an impressive trial victory at Leopardstown. Aidan O’Brien’s Galileo colt was far too good for his rivals in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes – a race which has been springboard to a succession of the Ballydoyle trainer’s champions over the years.Continue reading “Time for dancing as Bolshoi Ballet cruises to victory at Leopardstown to head the market for the Derby”

Bolshoi Ballet performs a classic display at Leopardstown

Bolshoi Ballet, trained by the maestro Aidan O’Brien, produced a classic display in the PW McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes at Leopardstown. O’Brien has saddled subsequent Epsom heroes Galileo and High Chaparral to land successive runnings of the Derby trial in 2001 and 2002, while four-time Gold Cup winner Yeats also features on the roll of honour.Continue reading “Bolshoi Ballet performs a classic display at Leopardstown”