Auguste Rodin topped the betting throughout the build-up and carried the tag of favouritism into the stalls.
. O'Brien's runner this year is second favourite at 9/2 with Auguste Rodin who was not quite with it at Newmarket's 2000 Guineas.
The Deep Impact colt won three of his four juvenile starts, culminating in Group One glory in Doncaster’s Futurity Trophy, with O’Brien rating him a possible Triple Crown horse this term.
9/2. . The Deep Impact colt won three of his four juvenile starts.
Qipco 2000 Guineas: Auguste Rodin, Chaldean and Little Big Bear declared for Newmarket Classic. . The pair did not have a smooth passage in the event, won by Frankie Dettori's.
And in Saturday’s Guineas, what you would consider to be the ‘tricky’ leg, he’s. Aidan O’Brien retains full faith in his Betfred Derby contender Auguste Rodin, despite his lacklustre 2000 Guineas display.
Aidan O’Brien retains full faith in his Betfred Derby contender Auguste Rodin, despite his lacklustre 2000 Guineas display.
Sun 21 May 2023.
Aidan O’Brien retains full faith in his Betfred Derby contender Auguste Rodin, despite his lacklustre 2000 Guineas display. .
George Elek is joined by Andy Holding to preview this weekend's Guineas Festival from Newmarket as the flat season gets up and running. .
Auguste Rodin wins at Doncaster in stunning fashion for Ryan Moore and Aidan O'Brien. . Andrew Balding is unsure how his colt Chaldean will run against the Aiden O'Brien-trained pair of Auguste Rodin and Little Big Bear in the 2000 Guineas.
. . Aidan O’Brien’s son of Deep Impact is not only ante-post favourite for the first Classic of the season on the Rowley Mile but also heads the market for the Derby at Epsom next month, such was the impression he made as a juvenile last term. . Aidan O’Brien confirms Guineas flop Auguste Rodin still his No 1 for Epsom Derby.
Thursday 20 April 2023 15:11, UK.
Sun 21 May 2023. .
Aidan O'Brien's Betfred Derby hopes may be pinned to one horse as he ponders alternative options for his other entrants.
Everything was decelerating by the finish at Doncaster, including the winner, whose closing two-furlong sectional was a pedestrian 28.
The son of Deep Impact disappointed when sent off the 13-8 favourite for the 2000 Guineas.
O'Brien has mentioned the Triple Crown – 2,000 Guineas, Derby and St Leger – which was last landed by Nijinsky in 1970, when talking about Auguste Rodin,.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien rates the Deep.