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QUESTION OF THE DAY; Who is Aidan O'Brien's best 2,000 Guineas prospect?

Byline: Aidan O'Brien

Westphalia. He almost won at the Breeders' Cup. Mastercraftsman had such a hard race in the swamp at the Curragh, I question whether he left his chances of a successful future in one of the puddles.


Rip Van Winkle, providing he recovers from his setback. Mastercraftsman doesn't have the same ability to cruise through his races which is needed for the Guineas. Rip Van Winkle has gears, too. lauretta

Mastercraftsman. If he has trained on, he could be the next Henry. Westphalia could spring a surprise but not in the 2,000 Guineas, and I think Rip will run in the Derby. Con yallop, Ireland

I don't know, you don't know and probably he isn't even sure. He has so much talent to pick from and it's too early to say. johnsa, Finland

I went to the Curragh just to see his horses gallop. Been told Mastercraftsman is the one for Guineas and Rip for later - no rushing him. Sneaky outsider, Hail Caesar. paulmflood, Ireland

Mastercraftsman is a double Group 1 winner. RVW is yet to notch at the highest level - I know who I'll be siding with. a1028755

Westphalia could be the surprise package. Rip Van
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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Mar 24, 2009
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