O’Brien dominates Derby possibles

first_img The son of Galileo, who is a general 6-1 market leader, is one of 21 horses in the £1.325 million contest on June 6 for trainer Aidan O’Brien. The master of Ballydoyle, responsible for the last three winners of the mile-and-a-half Classic, can also call on Group Two winners Highland Reel and Ol’ Man River. Press Association Ante-post favourite John F Kennedy heads the 102 entries left in this year’s Investec Derby following the latest forfeit stage.center_img Godolphin have 11 contenders, including the unbeaten Charlie Appleby trained Festive Fare, as does Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, whose entries feature Royal Lodge Stakes runner-up Nafaqa and the highly regarded Algaith, both trained by Barry Hills. Five-time Derby-winning trainer Sir Michael Stoute has eight contenders going forward, headed by winning debutants Consort and Peterhof along with Sandown maiden winner Dartmouth, who is owned by the Queen. Newmarket handler Hugo Palmer has Kempton maiden winner Spanish Squeeze entered. Palmer said: “I am very happy with Spanish Squeeze at this stage – he has filled out and wintered really well. “On official ratings, Spanish Squeeze has got a long way to go before Epsom but I do hold him in the highest possible regard and hopefully he will confirm that.” There are eight French-trained entries, topped by the Aga Khan-owned and Alan de Royer-Dupre-trained pair of Zarkar and Zourkhan. Andre Fabre, who sent out Pour Moi to win the 2011 renewal, has Harlem, Heredity and Hipparchus for owner Khalid Abdullah. The unraced Andreas Wohler-trained Rogue Runner is one of two German entries, and six owned by Qatar Racing, who also share an entry in Indian Monsoon with Al Shaqab Racing, who have four separate possibles still remaining. A second entry stage, where Racing Post Trophy winner Elm Park and Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes winner Gleneagles are likely to enter the fray, will take place on April 7. last_img read more

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Atlético-Liverpool, in 11 numbers

first_img-5 undefeated matches chained Liverpool in the Champions League, with four wins and one draw.-6 European Cup titles have won Liverpool throughout its history, in 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005 and 2019; the last one precisely at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium.-7 defeats have suffered Liverpool in his last 13 trips outside Anfield in European competitions.-8 goals against Liverpool has fit into the group stage of the tournament (three from Naples, three from Salzburg and two from Genk) for the five that Atlético has received: three from Juventus and two from Bayer Leverkusen, although only two of them in their stadium.-9 wins has won Liverpool in his 12 most recent matches in European tournaments, with two draws and only one defeat.-10 points added Atlético, second of his group, in the first phase of the tournament, with three wins (2-0 and 0-2 with Lokomotiv Moscow and 1-0 against Bayer Leverkusen), a draw (2-2 with Juventus) and two losses (1-0 with the Italian club and 2-1 with the German), while Liverpool, leader of his quartet, achieved 13 points, since he won four duels (4-3 and 0-2 to Salzburg and 1-4 and 2-1 to Genk), equaled one (1 -1 with Naples) and lost another: 2-0 in Italy.-11 Atletico Madrid players have been reprimanded in this edition of the Champions League (Correa, Diego Costa, Hermoso, Héctor Herrera, Lodi, Felipe, Morata, Saúl, Oblak, Thomas and Koke), but none is aware of a penalty for the return. Liverpool does have a player at risk of penalty: Andrew Robertson. –1 goal by Diego Forlán in the 9th minute he signed the local victory in the last Atlético de Madrid-Liverpool, corresponding to the semifinals of the Europa League 2009-10 and played on April 22, 2010 at the Vicente Calderón stadium.–2 goals scored both Alvaro Morata and Joao Félix in this edition of the Champions League. They are the two top scorers of the team in the tournament. The Portuguese is low due to injury this Tuesday.–3 goals in the last three games Mohamed Salah has achieved, which is also the best in that sense of his team in the current Champions League, with four goals in the six duels of the group stage.-4 games have faced Atlético de Madrid and Liverpool throughout their history, with a 1-0 red and white win, two draws to one and a 2-1 loss, Although the game lost in Anfield, with a goal from the Uruguayan Diego Forlán in extra time, it was like a victory for the Madrid team, because it was enough to advance to the final of the 2009-10 European League that then won the Fulham 2-1 . Atletico Madrid receives Liverpool on Tuesday, in the Wanda Metropolitano, in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League. Thus the shock can be summarized in 11 numbers.last_img read more

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