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John Oxx

John M. Oxx (born 14 July 1950 in Ireland) is a trainer of Thoroughbred racehorses. His stables are located on "The Curragh" of Kildare, the stables are named Currabeg Stables. His father, John Oxx Sr., was also a very successful trainer who won eight Irish classics and it was the younger Oxx's ambition to follow in his father's footsteps. He qualified as a veterinarian, graduating from University College Dublin and has been training since 1979, when he received his training license.

He currently resides in County Kildare, Ireland and trains out of Currabeg Stables. His family includes his wife and three children.

He is best known for Sea The Stars who he meticulously trained to land six Group 1 wins in six months in England, Ireland and France in the 2009 season.

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Major wins

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  • Irish St Leger - (3) - Eurobird (1987), Petite Ile (1989), Kastoria (2006, Alandi (2009)

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  • Derby - (2) - Sinndar (2000), Sea the Stars (2009)

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Multiple Group 1 winning horses

Ridgewood Pearl 1995

Irish 1000 Guineas, Coronation Stakes, Prix Du Moulin and Breeders Cup Mile Turf

Timarida 1995 & 1996

Matron Stakes, Prix De L’Opera, EP Taylor Stakes, Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Beverly D. Stakes and Irish Champion Stakes

Sinndar 1999 & 2000

National Stakes, Epsom Derby, Irish Derby and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Alamshar 2003

Irish Derby and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Stakes

Azamour 2004 & 2005

St James Palace Stakes, Irish Champion Stakes, Prince of Wales Stakes and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Stakes

Sea The Stars 2009

English 2000 Guineas, Epsom Derby, Eclipse Stakes, International Stakes, Irish Champion Stakes and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Alandi 2009

Irish St Leger and Prix du Cadran


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