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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.


Bound to Win Warwick Farm

BOUND TO WIN – Showed up and took out first place at Warwick Farm on the 13th Race 8. Tommy Berry showed class when riding our 3YO Filly by Sebring X Lago Joy. Great composure shown at the gate as she jumped out mustering enough speed early to settle midfield. The addition of blinkers helped…

Solid Foundation wins at the Country Showcase meeting at Orange

SOLID FOUNDATION is a born and raised filly from Go Bloodstock that resides at our training facility – Glenn Haven. She has certainly shown her ability by coming a photo finish first place at the Country Showcase meeting in Orange. Another win to add to the board for Matt Vella and kudos to Chad Lever…

Next batch of Go Bloodstock breakers arriving at Glenn Haven Farm

Keep an eye out for our next batch of Go Bloodstock yearlings that are currently being broken in by our Head Trainer – Matt Vella at Glenn Haven Farm. CRITERION x BOUNDARY colt Bred and owned 100% by Go Bloodstock. This colt has scope and a good mind – he physically looks well and gives…