Saxon Warrior

Winner of the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy on his final start of a two-year-old at Doncaster in October 2017, Saxon Warrior returned to Newmarket the following May to land the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas on his seasonal reappearance.

He wasn't to win again but will be remembered for a number of great tussles with Roaring Lion throughout the summer.

He was retired after just losing out to his great rival in the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown in September 2018 after which it was discovered that he had suffered a tendon injury. 

Current Rating(s): Flat (121)
Trainer: A.P.O'Brien
Previous Trainer(s):
Owner: Derrick Smith/Mrs.John Magnier/Michael Tabor

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Flat 201820110€0€400,000€400,000
Flat 201722000€82,938€0€82,938

Venue
Date From
Date To
Jockey
Trainer
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Jockey Trainer Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Leopardstown 15/09/18 R.L. Moore A.P.O'Brien F 1m 2f 2 9-1 120 QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes (Group 1) Group 1 €250,000
York 22/08/18 Ryan Moore F 1m 2f 56yds 4 8-13 THE JUDDMONTE INTERNATIONAL STAKES (CLASS 1) (British Champions Series) (Group 1)
Sandown park 07/07/18 Donnacha O'Brien F 1m 1f 209yds 2 8-11 THE CORAL-ECLIPSE (CLASS 1) (Group 1) (British Champions Series)
Curragh 30/06/18 R.L. Moore A.P.O'Brien F 1m 4f 3 9-0 121 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Group 1) Group 1 €150,000
Epsom downs 02/06/18 Ryan Moore F 1m 4f 6yds 4 9-0 THE INVESTEC DERBY (CLASS 1) (Group 1)
Newmarket 05/05/18 Donnacha O'Brien F 1m 1 9-0 THE QIPCO 2000 GUINEAS STAKES (CLASS 1) (Group 1) (British Champions Series)
Doncaster 28/10/17 Ryan Moore F 1m 1 9-1 THE RACING POST TROPHY STAKES (CLASS 1) (Group 1)
Naas 24/09/17 R.L. Moore A.P.O'Brien F 1m 1 9-3 Juddmonte Beresford Stakes (Group 2) Group 2 €72,000
Curragh 27/08/17 D. O'Brien A.P.O'Brien Mdn 1m 1 9-5 Irish Times Irish EBF (C & G) M'dn €10,938

*Statistics are up to close of business the previous day. Prize-money is allocated within 1 week of the race date (allow 1 week for Prize-money).

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