Q & A with John O’Shea

In our latest Q & A series, The Thoroughbred Report seeks insights from a variety of professionals, be they agents, trainers, breeders, handlers, owners, administration and ancillary, etc., to hear their thoughts on our industry. In today’s Q & A, we feature a quick-fire round with trainer John O’Shea of John O’Shea Racing. Favourite moment […]

Victoria Beckons for Athabascan

French import Athabascan took out the G3 Colin Stephens Stakes on Saturday over 2400m to back up his last start victory at listed level. The OTI purchase raced in restricted room for the most part until Tom Sherry managed a passage clear at the 300m mark where the son of Alamanzor showed an impressive turn […]

Three Year Old’s Take Shape

The stable had six runners on the weekend split between Rosehill and Kembla Grange with an exciting group of three-year-old’s impressing at this early stage of their Spring campaigns.    The first of four runners at Kembla Grange was victorious with Ravello winning first up over seven furlongs, the son of Savabeel was aided by […]

Spring Stayers Emerge

The first weekend of Spring proved a successful one for the stable taking out a staying cups double along with a stakes runner up.   On Friday the team had two runners line up in the listed Mona Lisa with Sanstoc running a gallant second, aided by a great rails ride from Tom Sherry. The […]

Horses For Courses

Strombus brought up his fourth career win yesterday and the third on the Kensington circuit, aided by a masterful ride from James McDonald the son of Territories made light work of his competition. The now five-year-old has been thriving in the stables and has been in work since the middle of December last year, a […]

Awesome Wonder Gets Redemption

Spring is just around the corner after the first group one of the season was run at Randwick on Saturday, Winx Stakes day proved a successful one for the stable with Awesome Wonder picking up her first Saturday Metropolitan victory and King of Naples running a gallant second in what has been a fruitful campaign. […]

Season 2022/2023 Wraps Up

The 2022/2023 season has come to a close with the stable coming 9th in the New South Wales trainers premiership and 12th in the Sydney Metropolitan rankings. With a total of 75 winners in the season and $9,906,321 in prize money, we are delighted with the results but are always striving to improve.   The […]

King of Naples Goes Back to Back

King of Naples closed out the 22/23 season with his first Saturday metropolitan win at Randwick, given a perfect ride from Nash Rawiller the son of Your Song made no mistake switching off heels to out gun his rivals over the final furlong. The gelding has now put back to back wins together along with […]

Cotehele From The Clouds!

Cotehele showed an exceptional turn of foot to secure victory on Saturday. The son of Tavistock brought up his fifth win from just nineteen starts to go along with four minor placings. A cool ride by jockey Tom Sherry allowed the talented four-year-old to savage the line. Being his first win beyond 1300m, this opens […]

ANZAC Day Double

It was a double for the stable on the Kensington circuit with both Fall For Cindy and Strombus posting impressive victories.    The first success came in the form of Fall For Cindy in the fifth race over 1550m. The daughter of Sacred Falls dug deep over the final furlong to edge out her rival […]