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Aidan O’Brien Acquires German Galloper Excelebration

Aidan O’Brien Acquires German Galloper Excelebration

28 Nov, 2011

Excelebration is the next in a long line of high profile gallopers to join the stables of Coolmore Stud trainer Aidan O’Brien in Ireland.

Blanford Bloodstock purchased the controlling share in Excelebration on behalf of Coolmore owners Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and John Magnier after his Group 2 Hingerford Stakes win in August.

“(Current trainer) …

So You Think Continues Dominace With Irish Champion Stakes Win

So You Think Continues Dominace With Irish Champion Stakes Win

5 Sep, 2011

So You Think has continued his European dominance with Irish Champion Stakes win

So You Think has continued his European dominance by winning the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown last Saturday.

The five-year-old ex-Australian galloper won the €750,000 event by half a length ahead of Snow Fairy.

Trainer Aidan O’Brien was ecstatic after So You …