Australia Delivers Historic Derby Win For O'brien - Yahoo Sports

"Horses don't come better than this one. He is the best I have ridden," said Joseph O'Brien, who rode Camelot to victory in 2012. Two of the winners four owners Michael Tabor and Sue Magnier also became the most successful owners in the race's history with six wins. "When I was a young lad this achievement in becoming the most successful owner in Derby history would not even have been a distant dream," said Tabor. Joseph O'Brien rides Australia towards the winner's enclosure after winning the Derby during "You don't think that far ahead," added the former bookmaker. In a bizarre twist another of the winning horse's owners Derrick Smith's son Paul was owner of the runner-up but delighted with his runner's performance. "My father might have got the bragging rights but I site web am more than happy with the way my horse performed," he said. "It was a great performance," added Smith, whose star will next race in the Irish Derby, according to trainer Roger Varian. O'Brien's Kingfisher and wide outsider Our Channel had set visit here the pace from the off with the fancied True Story up close under 49-year-old Kieren Fallon and Kingston Hill keeping a close eye on proeedings. More: