Ownership Opportunities

With a proven track record as an elite trainer and world class facilities at his finger tips, Danny O'Brien leaves no stone unturned in pursing affordable horse flesh that gives owners the best opportunity for a return on their investment.

Danny O'Brien Racing Sales News

As the sale season approaches, check out Danny O'Brien Racing Sales News to gain an insight into the stable's successful methods in the sale ring.





Check out stringent step-by-step process that Danny and his team follows as well as the next batch of star youngsters that are available for purchase by clicking on the links below.

Searching For a Champion

Click on the link below to read about the stringent process Danny follows as he goes about selecting our future stable stars. He assesses pedigrees, inspects growth development as well as receives the best veterinary advice as we look to give our owners the best chance of success.



Yearlings & Leasing Opportunities Available

Are you wanting to become involved with the Sport of Kings? Danny attends all the major thoroughbred yearling sales (Magic Millions, Karaka and Inglis) in search of our future star performers. Click on the link below to inspect the available yearlings purchased at recent sales.





Trainer And Owner Reforms 2017

Racing Australia introduced Trainer and Owner Reforms (TOR) which have been added to the Australian Rules of Racing with effect from 1 August 2017. As a part of this process please find our Training Agreement and Fees Notice on the links below.





Past Purchases

HorsePurchasePrizemoneyBest Win
Shamrocker$65,000$1,975,888Gr 1
Star Witness$150,000$1,365,986Gr 1
Shamexpress$130,000$1,150,475Gr 1
Demerger$20,000$997,250Gr 1
Absolut Glam$150,000$920,900Gr 1
Porto Roca$70,000$677,180Gr 1
Juste Momente$300,000$566,125Gr 1
Vigor$60,000$935,955Gr 2
Ferocity$100,000$656,500Gr 2
Barbaricus$80,000$619,350Gr 2
Gold Wells$100,000$539,750Gr 2
Ballack$70,000$499,125Gr 3
Take The Rap$135,000$230,200Gr 3
Forest Spy$20,000$328,775Listed
La Chasseuse$150,000$324,000Listed
Pleasantsundaygirl$50,000$182,050Listed
Eraset$120,000$572,348Metro
Romping$62,000$151,700Metro

*Still Racing

Post-Career Sales

HorsePurchaseSold For
Shamus Award$220,000Valued at $15 Million
Star Witness$150,000$10 Million
Shamexpress$130,000$5 Million
Shamrocker$65,000$1.4 Million
Ferocity$100,000$1.3 Million
Porto Roca$70,000$1 Million
Absolut Glam$150,000$950,000
Demerger$20,000$725,000
Take The Rap$135,000$500,000
Romping$62,000$340,000
Pleasantsundaygirl$50,000$250,000




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...