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O’Shea keen to keep Doyle as number 1 rider

O’Shea keen to keep Doyle as number 1 rider

17 Jan, 2017

Godolphin’s Australian trainer John O’Shea is keen to keep English jockey James Doyle as his number one rider into the future.

Trainer John O’Shea, above, is keen to keep English jockey James Doyle as his number 1 rider. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Godolphin retrained Englishman was sent to Sydney to replace James McDonald who …

Malice expected to reverse form in Gosford Gold Cup

Malice expected to reverse form in Gosford Gold Cup

12 Jan, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea is willing to forget Malice’s last start unplaced run and expects major improvement when the gelding runs in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Quarries Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) at Gosford on Friday.

Malice, above, is expected to run well in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malice was back …

Malice Leads Summer Cup Betting on Boxing Day

Malice Leads Summer Cup Betting on Boxing Day

23 Dec, 2016

John O’Shea’s last start ATC Cup winner Malice is leading the early markets for the big Group 3 Boxing Day race in Sydney on Monday, tipped as the one to beat in this year’s Summer Cup.

Malice shapes-up as the horse to beat in the 2016 Summer Cup field at Royal Randwick on Boxing Day. …

English jockey James Doyle stands in for James McDonald

English jockey James Doyle stands in for James McDonald

24 Nov, 2016

The powerful worldwide Godolphin thoroughbred operation will transfer one of their English based jockeys James Doyle to replace James McDonald as their number one Australian rider.

James McDonald, above, has been replaced by English jockey James Doyle to ride for Godolphin in Australia. Photo by Daniel Costello.

McDonlad has been the retained number one rider …

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

16 Jun, 2016

Three year old Hawkbill is the best of Godolphin’s three runners in the Group 3 £90,000 Tercentenary Stakes (1 mile, 2 furlongs) at Royal Ascot in England today.

Hawkbill will carry the royal blue colours of Godolphin in the Tercentenary Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Charlie Appleby will saddle …

Telperion to wear blinkers in 2016 Golden Slipper

Telperion to wear blinkers in 2016 Golden Slipper

18 Mar, 2016

The John O’Shea trained Telperion will wear blinkers for the first time when he lines up in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Telperion will wear the blinkers for the first time in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Telperion is one of three runners that …

O’Shea Happy With 2015 Cox Plate Duo

O’Shea Happy With 2015 Cox Plate Duo

23 Oct, 2015

John O’Shea has Hartnell and Complacent in the 2015 Cox Plate field and the Godolphin trainer is happy with both horses ahead of the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Hartnell is one of two Godolphin-owned horses in the 2015 Cox Plate field. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell has flown under the radar …

Melbourne Cup Likely For Sky Hunter Following Arc Trial Placing

Melbourne Cup Likely For Sky Hunter Following Arc Trial Placing

21 Sep, 2015

Godolphin stayer Sky Hunter now appears likely to make the trip to Australia for the 2015 Melbourne Cup after he returned to racing with a tough second in the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Legacy Cup (2217m) at Newbury on September 19.

Sky Hunter could join fellow Godolphin-owned stayer Hartnell (pictured) in the 2015 Melbourne …

Brazen Beau To Stud Following July Cup Flop

Brazen Beau To Stud Following July Cup Flop

13 Jul, 2015

Brazen Beau has been retired to stand at stud after he failed to fire in the 2015 July Cup at Newmarket in England on Sunday morning (AEST).

Brazen Beau will start his stallion career at Darley for a first season fee of $44,000. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Brazen Beau went into the July Cup as …

Brazen Beau draws outside barrier in July Cup

Brazen Beau draws outside barrier in July Cup

10 Jul, 2015

Brilliant Australian three year old Brazen Beau has drawn the outside barrier in the Group 1 £500,000 Darley July Cup (6 furlong) at Newmarket in England on Saturday.

Brazen Beau has drawn barrier fifteen in the July Cup at Newmarket in England. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Chris Waller trained Brazen Beau will jump from …