Brian Boru

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Bri·an Bo·ru

 (brī′ən bə-ro͞o′, bô-rō′, brēn) 926-1014.
Irish king (1002-1014) who spent most of his life fighting the Danes and the Norse. He was killed after the final defeat of a Danish coalition, which ended Norse power in Ireland.
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Brian Boru

(Biography) ?941–1014, king of Ireland (1002–14): killed during the defeat of the Danes at the battle of Clontarf
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Bri•an Bo•ru

or Bri•an Bo•roimhe

(ˈbraɪ ən bɔˈroʊ, -ˈru, ˈbrin)
926–1014, king of Ireland 1002–14.
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Aidan has been happy with Brian Boru's progress since his run at Leopardstown.
The mare, sent off a 114-10 chance, took the pounds 63,380 contest by a neck from Dayano, but the Aidan O'Brien-trained Brian Boru, who started
ALSO RANS: Aidan O'Brien pair The Great Gatsby and Brian Boru; ODDS ON FAVOURITES: Dalakhani and Christophe Soumillon
- March 28 Banned for two days for careless riding on Brian Boru at Leopardstown
A tremendously impressive conqueror of Brian Boru at The Curragh, Vinnie Roe has the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and Canadian International as possible alternatives to the Flemington feature, in which he finished fourth to stablemate Media Puzzle - seventh on Saturday - two years ago.
Only nine horses were left in at yesterday's forfeit stage, including Aidan O'Brien's Brian Boru, which is being aimed at Saturday's Seabiscuit St.
The Melbourne Cup, in which he was fourth two years ago, is now an option and is also a possible target for yesterday's runner-up Brian Boru and the 2002 winner Media Puzzle, who was seventh.
ANTE-POST favourite Brian Boru heads a total of 15 horses left in the Seabiscuit St Leger at yesterday's confirmation stage for the season's final Classic at Doncaster on Saturday.
The four-year-old is now a possibility for the Melbourne Cup after beating Brian Boru under a clever ride from the front by Richard Hughes.
ST LEGER winner Brian Boru returns to a staying trip at Deauville today when he runs in the Prix Kergorlay, writes Desmond Stoneham.
I DON'T care what wins the Derby today as long as it's not one of Aidan O'Brien's four runners, and especially not Brian Boru.