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Go Bloodstock Leadership


Sir Owen Glenn


To enter Sir Owen’s home, you are quickly taken by the water views, it’s truly amazing. But then your eyes quickly are captured by the shelves full of Group 1 trophies. Sir Owen has won by a unique blend of wisdom, determination and his passion to breed Superior Equine Athletes. This unique blend has led to numerous Group One winners – Criterion, Monaco Consul, Comin’ Through, Pure Elation, Russian Revolution and Second Coming among them.

Steve O'Connor

Steve O'Connor


A native Irishman, Steve O’Connor joined Go Bloodstock in November 2018. Steve is a 2013 graduate of the Darley Flying Start course, a course sponsored by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the UAE. Since its inception, the course has produced a multitude of young industry leaders. Prior to DFS, Steve had previously gained experience with leading farms and trainers in Ireland and the USA. In 2014 Steve worked with the progressive Australian stud Newgate Farm where his work varied from assistant stud manager to nomination sales and advertising. From 2015 – 2018, Steve worked for Randwick Bloodstock Agency in a sales role managing clients, bloodstock and sales on a daily basis.

Matt Vella

Matt Vella

Head Trainer

Matt has had a great introduction into the racing industry with a spectacular CV to back him, he’s broken in 3 Golden Slipper Winners and has the experience and dedication to achieve and produce the best allowing each individual horse to bring out it’s full athletic potential. When it comes to Matt, ‘actions speak louder than words’ and the results speak for themselves.


Great week for the Go Bloodstock Filly’s

3yo FORCE OF WILL tops off a great week for the Go Bloodstock Australia girls winning the Group 3 Desert Gold Stakes in great style for Wexford Stables & Graig Gryly. Sir Owen & the whole team are thrilled to see the Go Bloodstock silks back in the winner’s circle in a big race in…

Go Bloodstock up and comer – SILENT TRYST wins at Gosford

SILENT TRYST  breaks her maiden in style yesterday. Couldn’t be happier with the ability she shown and look forward to getting more wins under her belt for the team. Keep an eye out for this one Trained by Matt Vella at Glenn haven Racing. Congratulations to everyone involved. @bradleyphotos

A morning at Glenn Haven Racing

A morning at Glenn Haven Racing Video by Laura Lebedeff