Danny O’Brien will saddle up 2019 Melbourne Cup winner Vow and Declare in the 2023 edition of the race, with the eight-year-old looming as a roughie in the 3200m feature.
O’Brien will have just the one runner in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, with bookmakers pricing Vow and Declare at $26 to win a second cup, four years after his first.
O’Brien is a top trainer in Victoria with stables at Flemington, Geelong and a beach training facility, known as 13th beach.
How many Melbourne Cups has Danny O’Brien won?
Danny O’Brien has won the Melbourne Cup on one occasion, with these being in 2019, when Vow and Declare won the $8 million feature.
Ridden by Craig Williams in his 16th attempt at winning the cup, Vow and Declare beat home Master of Reality and Prince of Arran in impressive fashion.
Vow and Declare was a $10 chance in the 2019 Melbourne Cup.
What horses does Danny O’Brien have in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Danny O’Brien has got just one runner in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, with it being $26 shot Vow and Declare, who won the race in 2019. It will be Vow and Declare’s fourth time running the Melbourne Cup.
Vow And Declare (19)
- Age: 8YO
- Color: Chestnut
- Sex: Gelding
- Sire: Declaration Of War (USA)
- Dam: Geblitzt (NZ)