It will take a brave man to oppose this one although O'Brien's other runner Buffalo Berry
and Somerset have claims.
Manchurian apricot, Nanking cherry, Amur maple and buffalo berry
were all up to the task.
His second offering yesterday, Buffalo Berry
, made a more modest 150,000gns when sold to another US buyer, Tom Ryan's SF Bloodstock, while he has another five mares set to appear today and tomorrow.
When recording her most recent success, the daughter of Green Desert tracked Buffalo Berry
until entering the final furlong before delivering her winning challenge and she should have little difficulty coping with the seventh furlong which she encounters for the first time today.
Next up is Group 3 winner and Phoenix Stakes third Buffalo Berry
(1432), from the Castlebridge Consignment.
Jockey Mick Kinane and the running rail combined to straighten the colt, who went on to win by a length and a half from Yara, with the winner's stable companion, Buffalo Berry
Fruits of mountain ash, winterberry and buffalo berry
provide fall nutrition and temporary shelter for migratory birds like brown thrashers, robins and cedar waxwings.
Grade 3 winner Buffalo Berry
has made the trip back from the US to Europe to visit Pivotal.
O'Brien will presumably run only one of this quartet with Buffalo Berry
, an easy winner at listed level at Cork on Monday likely to figure in the line-up in search of important black type at the top level.
Aidan O'Brien and Michael Kinane should land the listed Entrepreneur Cork Stakes with course and distance winner Buffalo Berry
Seven of his progeny made an impact in Stakes races last year, among them Canadian Grade 3 winner Hoh Dear, Group 1-placed Yara, Blu Air Force (Prix du Palais-Royal-Gr3) and Buffalo Berry
(Reeve Schley S-Gr3).
And O'Brien has entered Cork winner Buffalo Berry
in the listed National Stakes at Sandown on Tuesday.