News About: John O’Shea

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 …

Furnaces Primed for Schillaci Stakes

Furnaces Primed for Schillaci Stakes

7 Oct, 2016

Godolphin’s number one hoop James McDonald is confident that Furnaces will prove extremely hard to beat when he lines up for the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Furnaces will contest the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart

Furnaces has been a strong and consistent performer throughout …

Thoroughbred Club Stakes Ideal for Angharad

Thoroughbred Club Stakes Ideal for Angharad

7 Oct, 2016

Leading hoop James McDonald is confident that Angharad will be perfectly suited to the conditions of the Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m) at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday.

James McDonald will partner Angharad in the Thoroughbred Club Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Daniel Costello

Angharad has not been seen at the races since failing to …

2016 Turnbull Stakes Results: Hartnell Dominant

2016 Turnbull Stakes Results: Hartnell Dominant

2 Oct, 2016

Hartnell romped to another dominant victory with a scintillating performance in the 2016 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Hartnell gave the rest of the field a touch-up in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Hartnell went into the Turnbull Stakes as a clear favourite following outstanding wins in …

2016 Epsom Handicap Results: Hauraki Produces Magic Late

2016 Epsom Handicap Results: Hauraki Produces Magic Late

1 Oct, 2016

Hauraki has stormed home for a maiden win at the highest level in an exciting edition of the featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Hauraki flew home late to win the featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap at Randwick this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Drawn well in barrier 10, Hauraki experienced …