News About Aiden O’Brien

Able Friend Leads Early 2015 Cox Plate Betting

Able Friend Leads Early 2015 Cox Plate Betting

The pre-post Cox Plate 2015 betting markets are open and already going off at bookmakers around the country with Able Friend posted early favourite to win the Moonee Valley classic this October.

Hong Kong-based trainer John Moore trains early 2015 Cox Plate favourite Able Friend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, the $3 million Group 1 2015 Cox Plate (2040m) ...

No 2014 Cox Plate For Dan Excel

No 2014 Cox Plate For Dan Excel

Throat issues have ruled John Moore’s Hong Kong raider Dan Excel out of his scheduled Australian debut at Caulfield this weekend forcing connections to shelve Cox Plate 2014 plans with the Singapore Cup winner.

Hong Kong based Aussie expat John Moore has officially withdrawn Dan Excel from 2014 Cox Plate acceptances. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Dan Excel’s raid down under ...

Dissident Tops 2014 Cox Plate Betting

Dissident Tops 2014 Cox Plate Betting

Peter Moody’s newest stable star Dissident has shot into equal favouritism to win the Cox Plate 2014 next month following his third Group 1 win over the weekend.

Dissident (inside) and Fawkner (outside) both firmed in Cox Plate betting after running the Makybe Diva Stakes quinella. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Randwick Guineas winning son of Sebring is ...

Final 2014 Cox Plate Lead-Up for Adelaide in France

Final 2014 Cox Plate Lead-Up for Adelaide in France

Aiden O’Brien’s talented Galileo four-year-old Adelaide will have his final Cox Plate 2014 lead-up in France this weekend running in the Group 2 Prix Neil (2400m) at Longchamp on Sunday.

Silent Achiever leads 2014 Cox Plate betting after Tuesday's first acceptances. Photo: Steve Hart.

It has been six years since Irish horseman O’Brien has brought a horse down under ...

110 Cox Plate 2014 First Acceptances Taken

110 Cox Plate 2014 First Acceptances Taken

First acceptances for the 2014 Cox Plate closed today with numbers up from 90 at this stage last year to 110 hopefuls for the October 25 classic at Moonee Valley Racecourse this spring.

Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes winner The Cleaner is one of the most notable 110 Cox Plate first acceptors. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, ...

2014 Caulfield Cup Betting – Best Fancied Internationals

2014 Caulfield Cup Betting – Best Fancied Internationals

Betting on the first of the ‘Big Three’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors, the Caulfield Cup 2014 is now open and below we take a look at the best fancied of the record 44 international nominees for the world’s richest mile and a half handicap.

2013 Melbourne Cup placegetter Mount Athos is one of the best fancied internationals for this ...

Good UK Runs From Possible Melbourne Cup 2014 Horses

Good UK Runs From Possible Melbourne Cup 2014 Horses

Two potential 2014 Melbourne Cup-bound stayers put in good runs in the UK overnight with Brown Panther and Simenon catching the eye when finishing just outside the trifecta in the Group 1 Ascot Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

Ascot Gold Cup fourth placed Brown Panther could return down under for another shot at the Melbourne Cup. Photo: Race ...

The Offer Sprints Well to win 2014 NE Manion Cup

The Offer Sprints Well to win 2014 NE Manion Cup

Talented five-year-old The Offer has stamped himself as a real contender is high level events moving forward, producing a strong turn of foot over the final two furlongs to win the Group 3 NE Manion Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

The Offer has produced a strong turn of foot to comfortably win the 2014 NE Manion Cup. Photo: ...

Camelot Heads Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Odds

Camelot Heads Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Odds

Aiden O’Brien’s undefeated young colt Camelot has opened at the top of the early market at the Aussie bookmakers to win on of France’s most prestigious events, the 2012 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp Racecourse in October.

Proving to be the best online bookie for not just local markets but the international features as well, bookmaker.com.au this ...

Ortensia on Track for July Cup 2012

Ortensia on Track for July Cup 2012

Australia’s greatest mare Black Caviar may have returned home from England after her one-hit-run at Royal Ascot last month but another great sprinting mare in Ortensia will continue her overseas raid in the 2012 July Cup on the weekend.

Ortensia is on track to bounce back in the 2012 July Cup this weekend

Paul Messara’s six-year-old daughter of Testa ...