Trainer Aidan O'Brien wins 2000 Guineas for 8th time

Martyn Meade trainer of Eminent

Aidan O'Brien's incredible training talents were advertised in their full glory as Churchill and Winter claimed the first two Classics of the season at Newmarket.

Winter had arrived with O'Brien from David Wachman, and had been highly thought of by her previous trainer.

Winter, a 9-1 shot, was one of three runners for O'Brien in the English classic run by fillies and took the lead entering the final furlong.

"I think it went to plan for [Churchill], we're delighted with him".

"She's a big powerful filly and obviously she gets a mile very well", said O'Brien.

Unforgetable Filly who was ridden by William Buick, came across Rhododendron with 400 metres to run, which prompted Moore to pull hard on his horse's reins and forced him to switch.

"Any time you win a Classic it is very special and this is my first at Newmarket so it's very enjoyable and I'm glad that I could get the job done". "I'm very grateful to Aidan for letting me keep the ride on the filly".

Of Rhododendron, O'Brien added: "I haven't talked to Ryan (Moore) yet, but I'd say he'll be very happy with her". They make all the decisions about all the horses.

"After that you're never sure, but that's a good sign".

Churchill's turn of foot proved decisive as he got first run on his main rivals and won by a length from Barney Roy (7-2) with Al Wukair (11-2) a neck away third.

While Rhododendron endured something of a troubled run, Winter stayed out of trouble wide of the field.

Rhododendron is the 5-2 market leader to take her revenge in the Oaks, with Winter a general 8-1 chance. How unlucky Rhododendron was is open to conjecture because the victor was not stopping and, once in the clear, the runner-up did not make many in-roads into her advantage.

"His horses seem to improve from two to three and their three-year-old career seems to get better and better".

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