Welcome to our profile of two-time Melbourne Cup winning Trainer Joseph O’Brien.
We look at his current race entries, form, big winners, history and more.
Find out more about Joseph O’Brien:
- 1 Joseph Patrick O’Brien Entries
- 2 Joseph Patrick O’Brien Recent Form
- 3 Key Stats – JP O’Brien
- 4 Trainer Profile of Joseph O’Brien
- 5 Joseph O’Brien – Key Trainer Stats
- 6 Joseph O’Brien’s Big Race Wins
- 7 Joseph O’Brien – Most Famous Victories
- 8 Summary of Trainer Joseph O’Brien
- 9 Guides to the Best Horse Racing Trainers
Joseph Patrick O’Brien Entries
Here are all the Joseph Patrick O’Brien horses running today and future entries:
|14:00 2nd Dec 23||Fairyhouse||2m 1f||Solness (FR)||C Stone-Walsh|
|14:35 2nd Dec 23||Fairyhouse||2m||Nusret||J J Slevin|
|12:25 3rd Dec 23||Fairyhouse||2m||Nurburgring (IRE)||R Deegan|
|15:10 3rd Dec 23||Fairyhouse||2m||Common Practice (IRE)||M P Walsh|
|17:00 25th May 24||Curragh||1m||Stromberg||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 25th May 24||Curragh||1m||Islandsinthestream (IRE)||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 25th May 24||Curragh||1m||Galen||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 25th May 24||Curragh||1m||Bad Desire (FR)||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 25th May 24||Curragh||1m||Atlantic Coast (IRE)||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 26th May 24||Curragh||1m||Uluru (IRE)||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 26th May 24||Curragh||1m||Unreasonable (IRE)||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 26th May 24||Curragh||1m||Window Of Time (IRE)||Unknown Jockey|
|17:00 26th May 24||Curragh||1m||Dollerina (IRE)||Unknown Jockey|
If no entries are shown above then Joseph Patrick O’Brien has no racehorses confirmed to run.
Joseph Patrick O’Brien Recent Form
Here are all the latest finishing positions for horses trained by Joseph Patrick O’Brien.
|01/12/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 10/1||6/14||Sailor's Warning (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|01/12/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 8/1||5/14||Beautiful Dawn (IRE)||Dun 6f std|
|01/12/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 15/2||6/12||Miss Alaska (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|30/11/23 J: D A Jacob SP: 16/5||4/16||Dollar Nolimit (FR)||Thu 16f Yld|
|29/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 11/10||9/12||Time To Tell (IRE)||Dun 12f std|
|29/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 16/1||6/12||Gran Caballo (USA)||Dun 12f std|
|29/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 12/1||7/12||Miss Alaska (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|29/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 8/1||12/12||Indian Alliance (FR)||Dun 7f std|
|25/11/23 J: Sam Ewing SP: 5/1||3/12||Harsh||Pun 16f Sft|
|25/11/23 J: J J Slevin SP: 11/4||2/12||Lark In The Mornin (GER)||Pun 16f Sft|
|25/11/23 J: R Deegan SP: 20/1||6/12||Green Sky (IRE)||Pun 16f Sft|
|24/11/23 J: G P Halpin SP: 125/1||11/14||Out For A Stroll (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|24/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 6/1||4/14||Window Of Time (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|24/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 66/1||8/14||Absolutely Buzzing (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|24/11/23 J: H J Horgan SP: 33/1||8/12||Puente Romano||Dun 8f std|
|24/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 8/1||4/12||The Ginger Wizard (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|24/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 5/1||3/12||Perretti (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|24/11/23 J: G P Halpin SP: 10/1||5/12||Aztec Sun (IRE)||Dun 8f std|
|22/11/23 J: H J Horgan SP: 9/1||4/9||Relentless Flyer (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|22/11/23 J: H J Horgan SP: 16/1||13/14||My Mate Tony (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|22/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 15/2||2/14||Centuria (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|19/11/23 J: Mr R W Barron SP: 7/1||6/10||Roedora (IRE)||Nav 16f Sft/Hvy C1|
|18/11/23 J: R Deegan SP: 50/1||4/5||Busselton (FR)||Nav 20f Sft/Hvy C1|
|18/11/23 J: J J Slevin SP: 7/2||3/5||Home By The Lee (IRE)||Nav 20f Sft/Hvy C1|
|17/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 5/1||5/14||Skyquake (IRE)||Dun 10f std|
|17/11/23 J: H J Horgan SP: 7/1||3/14||Wishes And Dreams (IRE)||Dun 12f std|
|16/11/23 J: S D Torrens SP: 18/1||11/16||Realism (IRE)||Pun 16f Sft|
|16/11/23 J: M P Walsh SP: 9/2||3/13||Jeaniemacaroney (IRE)||Pun 16f Sft|
|15/11/23 J: G P Halpin SP: 20/1||5/13||Little Lady Lucy (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|15/11/23 J: G P Halpin SP: 7/2||3/14||Clever Impulse (USA)||Dun 7f std|
|12/11/23 J: M P Walsh SP: 16/1||9/19||Common Practice (IRE)||Naa 19f Sft C1|
|11/11/23 J: J J Slevin SP: 4/1||2/7||Cossack Chach (IRE)||Droy 16f Sft|
|10/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 17/2||2/12||Didn'thavemuchtodo (IRE)||Dun 8f std C1|
|10/11/23 J: M W Hassett SP: 20/1||8/14||Foolish Love (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|10/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 33/1||12/14||Supreme Success (IRE)||Dun 7f std|
|08/11/23 J: M W Hassett SP: 33/1||2/14||Wishes And Dreams (IRE)||Dun 10f std|
|05/11/23 J: M W Hassett SP: 80/1||10/10||Ciorcal (IRE)||Cur 12f Hvy|
|05/11/23 J: G P Halpin SP: 8/1||3/11||Time To Tell (IRE)||Cur 12f Hvy C1|
|05/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 25/1||6/11||Prairie Dancer (IRE)||Cur 12f Hvy C1|
|05/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 28/1||5/7||Powerful Aggie (FR)||Cur 16f Hvy C1|
|05/11/23 J: J J Slevin SP: 15/2||5/7||Solness (FR)||Cor 20f Sft C1|
|05/11/23 J: C Stone-Walsh SP: 8/1||11/22||Cavallo Pazzo (IRE)||Cur 7f Hvy|
|05/11/23 J: M W Hassett SP: 7/2||1/20||Kolachi (IRE)||Cur 8f Hvy|
|05/11/23 J: M P Sheehy SP: 25/1||8/20||Leinster (IRE)||Cur 8f Hvy|
|05/11/23 J: G P Halpin SP: 33/1||9/20||Puturhandstogether (IRE)||Cur 8f Hvy|
|04/11/23 J: S M Levey SP: 12/1||2/12||Je Zous (IRE)||Nkt 8f Hvy C1|
|03/11/23 J: D P McDonogh SP: 9/1||12/14||The Poacher Daly (IRE)||Dun 5f std|
The Joseph Patrick O’Brien recent form is interesting to see if they are one of the inform trainers.
Key Stats – JP O’Brien
- Name – Joseph Patrick O’Brien
- Date of Birth – 23 May 1993
- Racing Yard – Owning Hill, County Kilkenny
- Big Wins: Melbourne Cup (2), Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf, English St Leger, Irish Derby, Moyglare Stud Stakes, National Stakes (2), Pretty Polly Stakes (2), Matron Stakes, Irish Gold Cup, Racing Post Novice Chase, Irish Arkle Chase, Christmas Hurdle, Cox Plate, Prix Ganay, Prince of Wales’s Stakes, Melling Chase (2), Ascot Chase and many more top flat and National Hunt races.
- Age – 30 years old
- Nationality – Irish
Trainer Profile of Joseph O’Brien
Joseph is the son of leading Irish Trainer Aidan O’Brien and never has the saying “a chip off the old block” been more appropriate.
He rode his first winner on his father’s Johann Zoffany at Leopardstown in 2009 and was co-champion apprentice in Ireland in 2010.
He rode Roderic O’Connor to win the Irish 2000 Guineas the following year.
He also won the Derby on Australia for his father in 2014. Joseph was champion jockey in Ireland in 2012 and 2013.
He retired from the saddle in 2016 to take up training and had his first Group 1 winner with Intricately in the Moyglare Stud Stakes the same year.
Joseph O’Brien – Key Trainer Stats
Joseph was twice Champion flat jockey of Ireland, setting a new record of 126 winners in 2013.
He was always going to struggle to maintain his weight and it came as no surprise when he made the change to training. He made an immediate impact under both codes.
He trained 23 winners on the flat in his first season, 52 in 2017 and recorded the first of five consecutive centuries in 2018. He almost broke the 1 million euros barrier in his second campaign and all five subsequent years yielded in excess of 2.6 million euros.
His National Hunt stats also make impressive reading, saddling 88 winners in only his third season.
Joseph O’Brien’s Big Race Wins
His achievement of winning the Melbourne Cup, not once but twice, has to stand at the top of his CV.
Ironically he defeated his father’s horse when winning it for the first time with Rekindling in 2017 and then struck again with Twilight Payment three years’ later.
The globetrotting performances of State Of Rest typify his willingness to travel for the big prizes. The horse has won the Saratoga Derby, the Prix Ganay, the Cox Plate and the Prince of Wales’s Stakes.
He won the Irish Derby twice as a jockey and trained Latrobe to win it in 2018.
He secured his first English Classic in the 2020 St Leger with Galileo Chrome.
He has three Cheltenham Festival winners under his belt as well as numerous other top National Hunt prizes.
Joseph O’Brien – Most Famous Victories
Rekindling’s Melbourne Cup victory was notable as he became the youngest winner of the race in 76 years.
He later finished a creditable fourth in the St Leger before being sent to Flemington. He won at 14-1, beating Aidan’s Johannes Vermeer by half a length.
Galileo Chrome won the St Leger behind closed doors in 2020 due to the covid pandemic. He had only raced once as a juvenile but shot up through the ranks at three, winning all four starts culminating in the Doncaster Classic.
Summary of Trainer Joseph O’Brien
Joseph O’Brien established himself immediately as a trainer and has shown that he is equally adept with both flat racers and jumpers.
He is very astute at placing his horses and looks destined to go to the very top.
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