Flemington

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Located trackside at Flemington, Danny O'Brien Racing's stables are situated adjacent to the famous 3200m Melbourne Cup start.

Originally Symbol Lodge, the historic stables are now a state-of-the-art, thoroughbred training complex, providing the very best accommodation and training environment for horses.

The advantages of being based at Flemington include the use of 38 custom-built modern boxes and day yards, private walking machines, sand rolls and wash bays as well as full access to the specifically designed horse pool.

Flemington also allows Danny’s horses access to training tracks including sand, grass and ViscoRide surfaces. His horses also have access to trials/jump outs held weekly on one of the many grass tracks.

After a trip to Dubai for their autumn carnival, Danny installed a high-speed treadmill, which gives him another option for the implementation of his training principles.

In 2009, Danny also renovated his stable offices to allow the business to expand and include a boardroom overlooking the Racecourse, which features an area to entertain clients.

This is all while being less than a 40-minute drive to the three other metropolitan racetracks.

This world class training location allows Danny to offer the optimum training programme to suit each horse’s individual needs.



Did you know?

  • All Flemington Sat/Pub Hol races carry minimum prizemoney of $80,000-$100,000, the highest on offer in Australia
  • Flemington is undoubtedly the place to train winners offering the biggest prizemoney and black type racing on the Australasian racing calendar



Merriest to make Magic Millions bid

Merriest to make Magic Millions bid
[11 Dec 17] The Danny O'Brien-trained mare Merriest is set to try her luck in the Magic Millions Cup (1400m) on the Gold Coast in January, on the back of a consistent spring campaign.  more...

Distancing sibling rivalry

Distancing sibling rivalry
[06 Dec 17] Given her bloodlines, Crimson And Clover has always had pressure to live up to the performances of her family, but today in her maiden victory the three-year-old filly did something neither of her famous half-siblings did in their careers.  more...

O'Brien has one concern ahead of Pakenham Cup

O'Brien has one concern ahead of Pakenham Cup
[05 Dec 17] Trainer Danny O’Brien has just one concern about De Little Engine ahead of Saturday’s Pakenham Cup (2500m). The seven-year-old is the highest-rated entry in the $250,000 Listed event however, pays for that with topweight of 60kg.  more...