Tag: 'Joseph O’Brien'

Joseph O'Brien has been forced to withdraw Valiant King from the 2023 Melbourne CUp

Which Melbourne Cup trainers have the best race records?

In the 2023 Melbourne Cup, 14 trainers will be looking to notch a win in Australia's most famous race. Of those, nine will be looking...

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...
Joseph O'Brien Melbourne Cup 2023

How many Melbourne Cups has Joseph O’Brien won?

Young gun Joseph O'Brien will saddle up one runner in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, learn about his history in the Cup, who his famous father...
Chris Waller will look after Valiant King in Australia.

Valiant King out of Melbourne Cup with cautious injury approach

Valiant King will not be among the final declarations for the Melbourne Cup, with the promising four year old withdrawn from the 3200m feature on...

Gold Trip headlines Caulfield Cup final field

2023 Melbourne Cup champion Gold Trip from the Ciaron Maher & David Eustace barn headlines a capacity 18 horse field for the 2023 Caulfield Cup...
Eustace, Zahra and Maher celebrate Melbourne Cup win

Melbourne Cup 2023 attracts 132 nominations

The 2023 Melbourne Cup has attracted 132 nominations, with only 15 international runners in the mix for the race that stops the nation.
Cox Plate nominations have been released for 2023

Cox Plate 2023 draws 178 nominations

Several quality international runners from all over the world have been nominated for the 2023 Cox Plate, with 178 horses nominated for the $5 million...
Joseph O'Brien has been forced to withdraw Valiant King from the 2023 Melbourne CUp

2022 Melbourne Cup first acceptances released

First acceptances were taken on Tuesday afternoon for the 2022 Melbourne Cup, and 97 horses remain in contention to make the final field of 24.
State of rest wins cox plate

State Of Rest retired on eve of 2022 Melbourne Spring Carnival

The 2021 Cox Plate winner, State Of Rest, has been retired to stud, with trainer Joseph O'Brien announcing the news to the media on Tuesday...
Computer says no - Little Britain - Punt Drunk

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...
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.