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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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