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  • Collected (3-5) wins the Precisionist by a pole.Posted 4 days ago
  • Irap (5-2) edges Girvin by a nose in the $500,000 Ohio Derby.Posted 4 days ago
  • Battle of Midway (1-9) cruises in a 4-horse field in the Affirmed.Posted 4 days ago
  • Highland Reel wins another big one, this time in the Prince of Wales's at Royal Ascot.Posted 7 days ago
  • Highland Reel (2-1) powers to victory in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (G1) at Royal AscotPosted 7 days ago
  • Lady Aurelia (2-1) easily wins at Royal Ascot again in the King's Stand (G1).Posted 9 days ago
  • Timeline (1-10) cruises in Monmouth's Pegasus Stakes to remain perfect..Posted 10 days ago
  • Sweeping Paddy (7-2) pounces and scores in the Regret Stakes.Posted 11 days ago
  • Gun Runner (1-2) romps home much the best in the Grade 1 Stephen Foster.Posted 11 days ago
  • Forever Unbridled (1-1) way too much for her Fleur de Lis foes.Posted 11 days ago
Breeders Cup 2015
2017 Queen's Plate

Ten of O'Brien's best horses

Nijinsky, Alleged and Roberto were just three of the superstars trained by Vincent O'Brien...

9. ROYAL ACADEMY: While he graced the racetrack on only seven occasions, Royal Academy proved himself a smart and durable animal, displaying blistering speed to win the July Cup at Newmarket in 1990. A son of champion sire Sadler's Wells, who had also been trained by O'Brien, Royal Academy enjoyed his most lucrative success when winning the Breeders' Cup Mile at Belmont Park under a veteran Lester Piggott, who had come out of retirement to take the mount. He subsequently enjoyed a successful stud career, with Bullish Luck among his more famous progeny...

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