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.

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.




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.




Trainer And Owner Reforms

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




Big Ambitions for Waikato Filly

Big Ambitions for Waikato Filly
[16 Jan 19] Trainer Danny O’Brien has big ambitions for rising star My Pendant this Autumn. The three-year-old filly, who has won her past three races in town, holds a nomination for the All Star Mile and for the Group 1 Australian Guineas.  more...

O'Brien to take on Jockey's in NJT T20 Event

O'Brien to take on Jockey's in NJT T20 Event
[15 Jan 19] Next Monday Danny O'Brien will be again be donning the whites in the National Jockey’s Trust T20 Cricket Match to help raise funds for the great cause. It’s long odds that the trainer will be able to reproduce his Man of the Match efforts from last year, but the trainer is hoping to again raise the most money for the charity.  more...

Magic Millions 2019 Purchases

Magic Millions 2019 Purchases
[14 Jan 19] Check out Danny O'Brien Racing's purchases from the 2019 Magic Millions Sale on the Gold Coast last week. Seven yearlings were purchased from proven sires Zoustar, Sebring, Hinchinbrook and first-season sires Rich Enuff and Pride of Dubai.  more...