Tried & tested formula sees mare bounce back to form


After just over 12 months without a win, trainer Danny O'Brien returned Miss Adequate to the track and distance of her last triumph to great effect at Geelong on Thursday.

The daughter of O'Reilly had last won over 1500m at Geelong back in November 2017, but a return to the distance at the track saw her bring her best work to score second-up.

"We were disappointed in her first-up effort at Werribee as we thought she had returned in great order, so it is pleasing today to see her get the win for her patient owners," O'Brien said.

"Hopefully now that gives her confidence to find her best form as she can win more races if she brings that effort to the track."

The five-year-old has now notched three wins and six placings from 18 starts and is closing in on $100,000 in stake earnings.

Pic by Racing Photos

Filly to Embrace William Reid challenge

Filly to Embrace William Reid challenge
[20 Mar 19] Melbourne's final Group 1 of the season will feature a trio of three-year-olds up against the older sprinters in Friday night's William Reid Stakes after the connections of in-form filly Embrace Me decided to take up the challenge.  more...

First-up win highlights class facilities

First-up win highlights class facilities
[15 Mar 19] If trainer Danny O'Brien ever needed an advertisement to underline his outstanding facilities at Flemington and 13th Beach, Winkelmann's first-up win over a mile on Friday night would be the perfect result to highlight.  more...

Backfill etches his name as a winner for Sebring

Backfill etches his name as a winner for Sebring
[03 Mar 19] Backfill added his name to the list of winners of his ill-fated sire Sebring with a dominant win at Colac on Sunday. Just a week after Sebring's early demise, the three-year-old gelding broke through for his first win at start six for trainer Danny O'Brien.  more...