Bolshoi Ballet hot favourite for Derby at Epsom after Derrinstown romp

By: Tony Paley Monday 10 May 2021
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Bolshoi Ballet raced into clear favouritism for the Derby with a runaway victory in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown on Sunday afternoon.

Following a series of unsatisfactory trials for the Epsom Classic it was normal service for Europe’s leading trainer, Aidan O’Brien, who recorded his 14th win in the race through a commanding victory with his exciting colt.

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