27 Sept 2022

Tipperary horse racing trainer has the favourite for next year's 2,000 Guineas

Aidan O'Brien's Little Big Bear scores impressive success at The Curragh

Aidan O'Brien

Tipperary-based trainer Aidan O'Brien

The performance of the Aidan O'Brien-trained Little Big Bear at The Curragh last Saturday was the standout performance of the week.

His seven-length rout of some high-class opposition in the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes, in the hands of Ryan Moore, gave Tipperary-based trainer O'Brien his 17th success in the race.

Little Big Bear jumped to the head of the ante-post market for next season’s 2,000 Guineas as he raced clear to beat previous Group 2 winner Persian Force, trained by Richard Hannon.

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