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Aidan O'Brien reports Camelot in great shape after his victory in Sunday's Irish Derby

Updated: Saturday, 07 Jul 2012 13:14 | Comments

Triple Classic winning Camelot is reported to havae come out of the Irish Derby in great shape
Triple Classic winning Camelot is reported to havae come out of the Irish Derby in great shape

Aidan O'Brien reports Camelot in great shape as the triple Classic-winning colt builds towards a crack at immortality in the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster.

Winner of the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, the son of Montjeu lifted the Investec Derby at Epsom before defying heavy ground to claim the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.

Success at Doncaster in September would see him become the first since the mighty Nijinsky in 1970 to land the Triple Crown of Guineas, Derby and St Leger.

O'Brien said: "I've always loved Camelot and he is on a break at the moment with an eye on the St Leger.

"He came out of the (Irish) Derby very well and didn't lose any weight in it."

O'Brien added that he has Excelebration - four-times runner-up to Frankel - and Reply as possibles for the Darley July Cup at Newmarket next weekend.

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