Coolmore Stud Ireland's Greatest Sporting Success Story Paperback
Nestled in a quiet part of County Tipperary, Coolmore Stud casts as long a shadow as any sporting entity over the history ofIrish sport. Founded by the legendary horse trainer Vincent O’Brien, and now managed by John Magnier, Coolmore Stud hasgrown from a small breeding farm into a global behemoth, renowned the world over for the quality of the horses it produces.
Granted full access behind the scenes,Alan Conway tells the story of how Coolmore Stud and its training operation at Ballydoyle have come to dominate the worldof horse breeding and racing. Using the stories of the people involved, including the legendary Syndicate of Magnier, O’Brienand Robert Sangster, and of the famous horses it has produced, such as the legendary 'Sadler’s Wells', his sons 'Galileo'and 'Montjeu', and the mighty 'Danehill', this book charts the rise of one of Ireland’s greatest sporting success stories.