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Joseph and Donnacha O’Brien halt an Irish Derby victory for O’Brien Sr

• Latrobe, 14-1, wins for trainer Joseph and jockey Donnacha
• Next four horses home trained by their father, Aidan O’Brien

The Irish Derby fell to a pair of young brothers from the famed O’Brien family as Latrobe sprang a 14-1 surprise. The previously low-profile colt is trained by 25-year-old Joseph and was ridden here by 19-year-old Donnacha, the pair combining to defeat their father, Aidan, who trained the next four horses home.

O’Brien Sr’s Saxon Warrior was favourite for this ever since the Epsom equivalent, when the rollercoaster layout was blamed for his disappointing effort. This time he undermined his chance by getting on edge in the preliminaries, jig-jogging round the paddock and sweating up.

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