John O’Shea is considered amongst the elite trainers in the Sydney racing ranks with 28 Group 1 wins next to his name. John celebrated his very first Group 1 win in 2002 with Shot Of Thunder in the Toorak Handicap at Caulfield. Since then, John has enjoyed success at the highest level with top class gallopers Charge Forward, Foxwedge and Racing To Win before taking up the Head Training position for Godolphin, Australia in 2014. In that time, he celebrated more than 550 winners including 10 Group 1 victories with the likes of Astern, It’s Somewhat and Exopshere. After 3 years, John returned to the public training ranks in August 2017, setting up a stable at Randwick surrounded by a great team, loyal owners and quality horses.

 
Tom Marquand joins O'Shea for second Aussie stint

Tom Marquand joins O'Shea for second Aussie stint

Tom Marquand’s first visit to Australia was something of a happy accident. Freshly minted as champion British apprentice, he was under instructions from his employer Richard Hannon not to extinguish the remainder of his claim and was expecting
Southern Lad Shines Under Canterbury Lights

Southern Lad Shines Under Canterbury Lights

Lightly raced Ocean Park gelding Southern Lad notched up his third career win from just six starts at Canterbury on Friday night. It was a fitting victory for the team, after last week announcing the retirement of his older half brother and multiple stakes
Dawn Raid Tackles Hawkesbury For Fifth Win

Dawn Raid Tackles Hawkesbury For Fifth Win

5YO Charge Forward gelding Dawn Raid (ex Silently) notched up his fifth win at start number 18 getting ever so close to the $100k prizemoney mark for his connections at Hawkesbury on Sunday. The consistent galloper was third-up for the preparation after a last

Upcoming Runners

Date Horse Race Venue Jockey
Dec 14, 20184. Twentyfour Carat1. TAB REWARDS MAIDEN PLATECanterbury ParkTommy Berry
Dec 15, 20188. Savvan3. CATANACH'S HANDICAPRoyal RandwickRobbie Dolan
Dec 15, 20182. Kaepernick6. RAZOR SHARP HANDICAPRoyal RandwickJames McDonald
Dec 15, 20181. Berdibek9. AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB HANDICAPRoyal RandwickRobbie Dolan

Recent Winners

Date Horse Race Venue Jockey
9 DecDawn RaidPOLYTRACK BENCHMARK 64 HANDICAPHawkesburyMikayla Weir
30 NovSouthern LadTHE AGENCY REAL ESTATE HANDICAPCanterbury ParkRobbie Dolan
18 NovLoved OneNATIONWIDE SUPER METRO & PROV MAIDEN PLATENewcastleRachel King
10 NovSavingQUATTRO RISK SERVICES CG&E MAIDEN HANDICAPNewcastleMitchell Bell
26 OctIntrepidaciousFASTLANE KARTING PLATECanterbury ParkTye Angland
Champion Thoroughbreds