Carnival heads to Sandown

While the Flemington Spring Carnival finished on Saturday with the running of the Emirates Stakes meeting, focus now turns to Sandown for their carnival over the coming two weeks.

After securing what has been the best start to a season in the history of Danny O'Brien Racing, the team now looks forward to the challenge ahead to keep the ball rolling until the end of the season. With stakes wins from Douro Valley, Villain, Purrealist, Barbaricus and Juste Momente complimenting the Caulfield Cup win of Master O'Reilly, Danny O'Brien is in career best form.

The line up for Saturday at the Sandown Classic meeting includes the two lightly raced 3yo fillies Pleasantsundaygirl and Bold Moment. Both fillies were last start stakes placegetters in the Great Western and Cadbury Roses respectively and have come along way in their three start careers, both yet to be out of the placings. They both take on the Listed Twilight Glow Stakes on Saturday over 1400m and look ideally suited.

Juste Momente saluted in the Listed Liberty Financial Plate at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day and she runs on Saturday in the Listed Summoned Stakes over 1500m. She has been ultra consistant this preparation and this looks like a great opportunity to score back to back wins.

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...

O'Brien produces another promising O'Reilly

O'Brien produces another promising O'Reilly
[28 Feb 19] Trainer Danny O'Brien produced another potential top liner by O'Reilly when Reinvigorate demolished his rivals over 1850m on Thursday. O'Brien has an immense record with the Waikato Stud stallion having produced three Group 1 winners by the sire - Master O'Reilly, Shamrocker and Shamexpress.  more...