Ashford Stud, owned by John Magnier and located in the heart of Kentucky’s famous Bluegrass, is Coolmore’s home in America.
Exciting young sire Rubick had his third winner for the new season on Monday when Jailbreak (3g Rubick x Our Songbird, by Fastnet Rock) saluted at Goulburn as a hot favourite.
Japan (3c Galileo - Shastye, by Danehill) was well fancied to register his first top-level win in the Gr.1 Grand Prix de Paris at ParisLongchamp yesterday after an impressive success in the Gr.2 King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot and the strapping son of Galileo duly delivered scoring by half a length from Slalom. His victory provided Galileo with a landmark 80th Gr.1 winner.
A strong juvenile race at Sandown on Wednesday was won in brilliant fashion by exciting colt Excess Funds (2c Rubick x Save a Penny, by Exceed and Excel), who stormed clear of stakes-winning filly Mockery (2f Verrazano x Madoni, by Lonhro) to win with authority.
Australia has played a strong hand in arguably the world’s most famous race – the 2019 Investec Epsom Derby – with the Coolmore Stud owned winner, Anthony Van Dyck, hailing from Exceed And Excel mare, Believe’n’Succeed.
Anthony Dan Dyck provided Aidan O’Brien with a record-equalling seventh victory in the Investec Derby at Epsom.
US Triple Crown winner Justify will cover a star studded book of mares in Australia this spring with Coolmore splashing out on a selection of outstanding mares during the first session of the 2019 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.