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A Classic?

O'Brien and Rostropovich-history?

Some may shiver at the irony of the prospects of former SA champion owner Markus Jooste owning an Investec Epsom Derby winner in 2018.

Investec Derby 2013

But the former Mayfair Speculators’ boss owns a share in Frankel son Rostropovich, who put his classic hand up with a good win in the Dee Stakes at Chester last week.

He is raced by Jooste in partnership with Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and Sue Magnier.

With a UK bookmaker offering just 1-5 on Aidan O’Brien winning a record-equalling seventh Derby next month, what’s the odds on it being with a Jooste galloper?

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  1. Chris Swart says:

    I’d lay 100/1

    He’s more likely going for the French Derby.

    It beats the ignominy of having to run past the former Poundland Hill

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