Tag: 'Joseph O’Brien'

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Punt Drunk: RV stewards scupper Alligator Blood’s spring plans

The Punt Drunk team discusses a horse and its owner being banned from racing in Victoria, an absolute strip-out for punters on Thursday thanks to...
State of rest wins cox plate

State Of Rest, Anamoe set to clash again in 2022 Cox Plate

In the centenary year of the W.S. Cox Plate, Racing Victoria’s (RV) General Manager – Racing Operations and International, Paul Bloodworth, believes it could be...
Vow And Declare

Melbourne Cup draws 186 nominations, 43 internationals

The 2022 Melbourne Cup has drawn a 10-year high of 186 nominations, with 43 of those coming from abroad. The first round of nominations for...
Joseph O'Brien

Which Melbourne Cup trainers have the best race records?

In the 2021 Melbourne Cup, 17 trainers will be looking to notch a win in Australia's most famous race. Of those, 13 will be looking...
Twilight Payment wins Melbourne Cup

Who won the 2020 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...
Twilight Payment wins Melbourne Cup

Who won the Melbourne Cup last year?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...
State of rest wins cox plate

State Of Rest and Anamoe’s thrilling finish to the 2021 Cox Plate

The 101st running of the W.S Cox Plate went to State Of Rest after a nail biting finish to the race held at Moonee Valley...

O’Brien Looks To Pondus To Crown Cup Week

International raider Pondus, a stablemate of Melbourne Cup winner Twilight Payment, will be out to atone for a luckless last-start defeat at Flemington.
Jye McNeil

Quiet Night Of Celebrations For Cup Winner

Young jockey Jye McNeil still can't believe he has won a Melbourne Cup but he is making sure he takes the time to savour the...
The Chosen One

The Chosen One a brave Cup fourth

New Zealand-trained stayer The Chosen One finished a gallant fourth in Tuesday’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Twilight Payment. O’Brien’s...
Joseph O'Brien

O’Brien Enjoys Luck Of The Irish – Again

In a year that has been like no other, Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien has watched his horse win Australia's most famous race from the other...
Twilight Payment

Youth Triumphs As Jye McNeil Claims Cup

Octogenarian owner Lloyd Williams has teamed with the Generation Z combination of trainer Joseph O'Brien and jockey Jye McNeil to win the Melbourne Cup.
Twilight Payment

McNeil Wins Melbourne Cup At First Attempt

Some people try for years, even decades, to win a Melbourne Cup but young jockey Jye McNeil has managed the incredible feat at his first...
Princess Jenni

Princess Jenni Fends Off Irish Raider

Princess Jenni has returned to form with a Bendigo Cup win, holding off overseas raider Pondus who needed a weight penalty to get into the...

Raider Magic Wand Scratched From Cox Plate

First emergency Buckhurst has been elevated into the field for the Cox Plate following the withdrawal of international Magic Wand.

Fury Over Buckhurst’s Cox Plate Relegation

Nick Williams didn't contemplate Buckhurst being relegated to Cox Plate first emergency and was shocked when the Irish raider failed to make the field.

Irish Spring Raiders Cleared To Compete

Caulfield Cup favourite Anthony Van Dyck is among a group of Aidan and Joseph O'Brien-trained horses cleared to race following out of competition testing.

O’Brien Raiders On Song For Spring Tilt

The quartet of horses Joseph O'Brien has brought to Australia for the spring carnival have all settled in well at Werribee, including Master Of Reality.

RV Awaits Test Results On O’Brien Horses

Horses from the international stables of Aidan and Joseph O'Brien have undergone testing at Werribee over concerns they may have ingested contaminated feed.

Raiders Arrive And Kah Picks Up Key Ride

A contingent of 29 northern hemisphere raiders have arrived safely in Melbourne overnight as a key Cups ride was announced.

Marquand Celebrates First Classic Victory

Galileo Chrome has provided jockey Tom Marquand with a remarkable first classic victory in the St Leger at Doncaster.
Caulfield Cup

Depth and quality in Cups nominations

Racing Victoria officials are pleasantly surprised by the number of entries they have received for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.
Twilight Payment

Spring doubt on Australian-owned Curragh winners

Two horses owned by Lloyd Williams have won at the Irish Derby meeting but trainer Joseph O'Brien is not sure if they will figure during...

Williams’ Irish team readying for return

Melbourne spring aspirations commence in Ireland for horses owned by Team Williams as they gradually make their return to racing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Donnacha O’Brien trains first winner

Donnacha O'Brien is off the mark as a trainer with Flower Garland winning at Dundalk.