He's a big, strong, powerful horse with loads of speed and classUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Sep 06, 2010
He has a tremendous kick for the last quarter of a mile and you saw that todayUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Jul 04, 2011
We think he can take more racing and he's ready for a busy campaign. Nothing's definite, but he could drop to a mile for the QEII [where he might face Frankel] or go for the Champion StakesUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Sep 05, 2011
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.