News About: John O’Shea

Chetwood Headlines Godolphin’s Australia Stakes Defence

Chetwood Headlines Godolphin’s Australia Stakes Defence

24 Jan, 2017

Exciting sprinter Chetwood will headline Godolphin’s two-pronged attack in Friday’s featured Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Chetwood is primed for a strong first-up showing in Friday’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Trainer John O’Shea has elected to saddle both Chetwood and exciting three-year-old Peacock in the Australia …

Hauraki to be Set for 2017 Doncaster Mile

Hauraki to be Set for 2017 Doncaster Mile

18 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winner Hauraki is reportedly in fine shape ahead of a 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign that will be geared towards the Doncaster Mile (1600m) on Day 1 of The Championships.

Hauraki will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile during The Championships. Photo: Steve Hart

Hauraki has been a strong …

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. …

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

14 Dec, 2016

Trainer Peter Robl is confident that Centre Pivot is in the right form to lay a good account for himself when he lines up for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Centre Pivot will line up for Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello

Centre Pivot has …

WA Guineas An Option For Hilton Stakes Winner Souchez

WA Guineas An Option For Hilton Stakes Winner Souchez

5 Nov, 2016

Souchez could make the trip to Perth for the 2016 Western Australian Guineas after he returned to winning form with a strong effort in the Hilton Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Souchez showed an impressive turn-of-foot to get the job done in the Hilton Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Souchez did not have a great …

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Hartnell’s Cox Plate 2nd perfect lead up

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Hartnell’s Cox Plate 2nd perfect lead up

24 Oct, 2016

Hartnell’s second to champion mare Winx in the Cox Plate last Saturday is a great form line in the lead up to the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1 according to trainer John O’Shea.

Hartnell, above, remains the favourite for the Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

2016 Cox Plate Form: Hauraki Capable of Upsetting Favourites

2016 Cox Plate Form: Hauraki Capable of Upsetting Favourites

18 Oct, 2016

Hauraki is something of the forgotten Godolphin runner in Saturday’s 2016 Cox Plate field, but champion hoop Dwayne Dunn believes that the horse is capable of scoring a big upset in the Moonee Valley feature race.

Epsom Handicap winner Hauraki is primed for a big performance in the Cox Plate 2016. Photo: Steve Hart

Hauraki …

Hartnell Primed for Cox Plate 2016

Hartnell Primed for Cox Plate 2016

18 Oct, 2016

Jockey James McDonald is confident that Hartnell has the tools to deliver Winx her first defeat of the year when the pair line up for Saturday’s featured 2016 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Hartnell is ready for his showdown with Winx in Saturday’s 2016 Cox Plate. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Hartnell has been …

Nemrud early favourite in capacity Geelong Classic field

Nemrud early favourite in capacity Geelong Classic field

17 Oct, 2016

The John O‘Shea trained Nemrud has been installed the early favourite for the Listed $120,000 Emsley Lodge Geelong Classic (2200m) at Geelong on Wednesday.

James McDonald, above, will ride Nemrud in the Geelong Classic at Geelong. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies made up the final field for the Geelong …

Salinger Stakes Likely for Weekend Hussler Stakes Winner Chetwood

Salinger Stakes Likely for Weekend Hussler Stakes Winner Chetwood

8 Oct, 2016

Chetwood has justified his clear favouritism at Caulfield this afternoon; producing a typically strong sprint to comfortably take out the Listed Weekend Hussler Stakes (1400m).

Chetwood was the odds-on favourite in Weekend Hussler betting markets and took an ideal position on the heels of early leader Sistine Demon, who flew the gates and strung the …