The Pressbox Show September 15 Churchill Stakes

The Pressbox Show Saturday September 15. The Pressbox show is hosted by world renowned broadcaster Dave Baker and Gene McLean. Drop us an email or give us a shout on Twitter or Facebook as we entertain and educate on this week’s great, upcoming Stakes schedule.

Obviously we weren’t expecting that. We were very happy with him after his win at Dundalk, we knew there was a lot of dirt in his pedigree and that he had a lot of speed but we weren’t sure how far his speed would carry him. We’re over the moon. The lads paid a lot of money for him.”

(O’Brien is 0-for-5 at the Kentucky Derby, but…)

“The ones we went with before (to Kentucky) had no run or a soft run before.”

Aidan O'Brien, Trainer of the impressive winner Mendelssohn in UAE Derby. Quoted by Marcus Armytage, Racing Correspondent for “The Telegraph”.