Anything Will Do wins his 4th race of 2019


Anything Will Do a Westerner Gelding maintained winning ways when landing the W.H. Scott Lifting Rated Novice Hurdle by 1 ½ lengths.

He led from the tape, he was almost joined from the 5th,he was pushed along and went on from 2 out, he held a reduced lead and was pressed from before the last, he edged slightly left and stayed on best in the run-in.

Joseph  said "He’s improving and he’s hardy and JJ gave him a lovely simple ride, he’s a likeable horse and any horse that wins four in a year is a good horse. He tries hard and he could go for the four-year-old race at Limerick over Christmas.”


Will Be King Makes it 13th time lucky breaking his Maiden at Dundalk
Charm Spirit’s Gelded son Will Be King got off the mark on his 13th attempt on his second run for Joseph O'Brien at Dundalk as he landed the Floodlit Friday Nights At Dundalk Handicap under apprentice jockey Dylan Browne McMonagle.

He was towards the rear after the stalls opened and raced in 12th early on, he made plenty of headway in the straight, he led inside the final furlong, where he stayed on well to win be 1 ½ lengths. 

Dylan said “he did it well. He missed the break a bit, but I let him travel away and got him nice and relaxed up the inside. I got a nice run up the inside in the straight and he won well in the end. They went very fast early on and I thought they were doing plenty where I was at. I said I'd sit in, take my time and it worked out. He was well handicapped and hopefully the handicapper won't be too sore on him now.”


Eric Bloodaxe wins on Debut to give Joseph a treble

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Saint Des Saints gelding Eric Bloodaxe scored on debut to bring up a Joseph O’Brien treble at Fairyhouse in the (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race.

He tracked the leaders on inner going nicely, he went 2nd over 3 furlongs out, he made headway to lead 2 furlongs out, he stayed on well under pressure inside final furlong winning by 2 ½ lengths.

Joseph said  “He’d been working nicely at home but obviously in a bumper like that first time out it’s hard to be confident but we were hoping he’d run a good race, to see him win like that first time out having never run in a point-to-point is very impressive. He’s a very nice horse and we’ll look at Leopardstown either at Christmas or in February. He’s a good prospect.”


Fakir D’Oudairies’ Jumping wins the day to give him his first Grade 1 aged 4 

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Kapgarde Gelding 4-year-old Fakir D’Oudairies put up a spectacular display of jumping to win the Grade 1 BARONERACING.COM Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse. He proved that his beginners chase at Navan was no fluke as he had beaten Champion Hurdle second placer Melon that afternoon last month.

He disputed lead from the drop of the flag, he led from the 8th, he was being pressed by Samcro when he fell 2 out, kept on and eased run-in winning by 22 lengths.

Joseph said : “Mark gave him a lovely ride. He took it up down the back and he jumped from fence to fence. He really attacked his fences. It’s a pity Samcro didn’t stand up because it was looking like it was going to be a great race, but I’m delighted with our horse. He has a fantastic aptitude for racing and every day he’s enthusiastic about his work and schooling. He’s a proper racehorse and we are very lucky to have him. He has plenty of options and we could go over two miles at Leopardstown or two and a half at Limerick. He probably will stay further in time.”


Cerberus beats A Wave Of The Sea to give Joseph a 1-2 In the Grade 3 Hurdle

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Cerberus the gelded son of Iffraaj showed his rivals a clean pair of heels to win the Grade Three 30 Free Bet BARONERACING.COM Juvenile Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

He made all, he was strongly pressed 2 out by his stable companion A Wave Of The Sea , he was pushed along, jumped well at the last, he stayed on well under pressure inside final furlong winning by 2.25 Lengths.

Joseph said :-  “They both ran well and probably the quicker horse won a tactical race. He’s very quick through the air and always very accurate. He had the form and they are two decent three-year-olds ,they will probably both go to Leopardstown and stamina will come more into play there. This place always favours a bit of speed and that ground is not too bad.”


December Mare Sale 2019

9:30 am 2nd - 5th December 2019 


1616 Simple Words (IRE) 2016 Gr.F. BY Dark Angel (IRE) EX Fascination (IRE) Carriganog Racing, Ireland (J. P. O'Brien) Linda Watson / Jimmy Frost 9,000

1617 Dramatise (IRE) 2015 B.F. BY Intikhab (USA) EX Typecast (IRE) Carriganog Racing, Ireland (J. P. O'Brien) Jane Lanigan 3,500

1742 Damselfly (IRE) 2015 B.M. BY Power (GB) EX Flavia Tatiana (IRE) The Castlebridge Consignment Stroud Coleman Bloodstock 150,000

1793D Waitingfortheday (IRE) 2015 B.F. BY Elzaam (AUS) EX Wiolante (GER) Wildcard UPDATE Carriganog Racing, Ireland (J. P. O'Brien) Lot Not Sold  MAKE OFFER 195,000

1822 Detailed (IRE) 2014 B.M. BY Motivator (GB) EX Seraya (FR) The Castlebridge Consignment Triermore Stud 250,000

1825 Predawn (IRE) 2015 B.M. BY Fastnet Rock (AUS) EX Perihelion (IRE) The Castlebridge Consignment Rob Speers / Old Mill Stud 600,000

1827 Baroness (IRE) 2015 B.M. BY Declaration of War (USA) EX Charroux (IRE) The Castlebridge Consignment Margaret O'Toole / Plantation Stud 250,000