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Turf stars shine in weekend horse racing

Some of the nation's top horses fuel a heavy schedule of turf races this weekend while Iowa runs its biggest races of the year.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Irish raider lands Queen's Vase at Royal Ascot

ASCOT, England, June 21 (UPI) -- Royal Ascot's Friday races produced another win for the Irish and a stellar showing by the 3-year-old filly Sky Lantern.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Ruler of the World in Epsom Derby upset win

EPSOM, England, June 1 (UPI) -- Ruler of the World swept by the leaders in the final furlong to win Saturday's Epsom Derby by 1 1/2 lengths.
Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

The historic Epsom Derby and an ambitious new stakes program in Pennsylvania take center stage on the weekend racing schedule.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer and, with no Triple Crown hopes to extend the spring, also kicks off a "second season" of racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Can Derby winner Orb take next step to Triple Crown glory?

Can Derby winner Orb take next step to Triple Crown glory?

The final pieces are in place for Kentucky Derby winner Orb to take the second step toward winning the Triple Crown.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

A preview of weekend Thoroughbred racing

On the weekend between the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, the racing world holds its breath, hoping something good is about to happen.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Can Orb go on to win the Triple Crown?

Can Orb go on to win the Triple Crown?

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Kentucky Derby, Oaks top weekend racing

The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks capture worldwide attention this weekend while British and Japanese 3-year-olds also crank things up.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Orb, Verrazano headline full Kentucky Derby field

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 1 (UPI) -- Saturday's 139th running of the Kentucky Derby drew a full field of 20, headed by morning-line favorites Orb and Verrazano.
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Wiki

Aidan Patrick O'Brien (born 16 October 1969 in County Wexford, Ireland) is an Irish horse racing trainer. Since 1996, he has been the private trainer at Ballydoyle Stables near Cashel in County Tipperary for John Magnier and his Coolmore Stud associates.

Aidan O'Brien was one of six children of Denis O'Brien (d. 1 December 2008) and his wife Stella (née Doyle). Denis was a farmer and small-scale horse trainer in the townland of Killegney, near Poulpeasty, in Co. Wexford, where Aidan grew up.

Aidan O'Brien attended Donard National School, located less than a mile from his parents' home. He subsequently attended secondary school at Good Counsel College, New Ross, also located in Co. Wexford.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Aidan O'Brien."
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