Aiden O’Brien and his Group 1’s

2017-07-15T11:59:55+01:00October 9th, 2016|

Godolphin have 2 trainers in the UK with Saeed Bin Suroor and Charlie Appleby and yet they last had a Group 1 winner in the Britain in 2013! Aiden O’Brien has won 20 Group 1’s this SEASON with 17 of these in Britain.

The Group 1 wins started this season in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket where his very talent Filly Minding won at Evens. She led home a straight 1/2/3 for the ratings and for Aiden O’Brien with Ballydoyle finishing 2nd and Alice Springs 3rd.


After the Gurkha won the French 2000 Guineas the 3rd Group 1 came in the shape of […]

The Classics Review 2013

2017-03-13T14:49:14+00:00September 24th, 2013|

The Classics

With the last Classic being run last Saturday it is worth looking back at the 5 classics.

The 5 English Classics were won by Dawn Approach (2000 Guineas), Sky Lantern (1000 Guineas), Ruler of The World (The Derby), Talent (The Oaks) and Leading Light (St Leger).

2000 Guineas: Dawn Approach confirmed himself as the early season 3 year old to follow with a very impressive win here galloping away from the field inside the final furlong to win by 5 lengths with Glory Awaits, Van Der Neer, Toronado and Cristoforo Colombo filling the next 4 places. Considering this was one of the classics only Dawn Approach […]

RatingTheRaces TOP TIPS May – June Review

2017-07-15T12:02:04+01:00June 4th, 2013|

RatingTheRaces TOP TIPS May – June Review

After a relative quiet period for the TOP TIPS they have been back to their high standard recently with plenty of good winners as well as a few eyecatching runs in defeat.


Saturday 18th May 2013

On Saturday 18th May 2013 we started the day slowly with defeats for Gallipot, Biographer, Caravan Rolls On, Modern Tutor and Signor Sassi.

Gallipot was reported moments before the race to be badly in need of the run by her trainer John Gosden and so it proved. After travelling into the race and hitting 1.7 in […]