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




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...