Owned by Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith, George Washington has been made the clear favorite for next spring's Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I)."This horse is class and he is the best around," Fallon told Racing Post. "He has the speed for six furlongs yet we think he wants a mile already." O'Brien notched his seventh Railway Stakes in nine years.
George Washington led a one-two finish for trainer Aidan O'Brien in Sunday's Railway Stakes (Ire-II) for 2-year-olds at The Curragh.The Danehill colt, sent off as the 2-5 favorite, won the six-furlong event by three-quarters of a length over stablemate Amigoni. He needed a tap of the whip from jockey Kieren Fallon to keep his mind on business after getting the lead with less than a furlong to go. The maiden Namaya was a head back in third in the field of five juveniles.George Washington broke his maiden in his last start.