Breeding Superior Equine Athletes for Decades.

Home of Criterion, Comin Through, Pure Elation, Monaco Counsel & numerous other Champions

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.


Closure of Glenn Haven Racing on September 30th

It is with a sad heart that we write to inform you that training operations from Glenn Haven Racing will cease from September 30th. We would like to thank Matt Vella and all our staff for their wonderful contribution over the past few years and we are proud of the work they have done with…

A Speed Queen & Her Invincible Colt

Go Bloodstock Australia are proud to introduce our quality newborn I AM INVINCIBLE colt foal from speedster HEATHERLY. Only 10 days old – he has the strength and quality of both his Mum and Champion Dad. He is the style of foal we love to breed. Keep an eye out for his half-sister MISS GLENN…

Weekend Wins for Go Bloodstock

A busy weekend for Go Bloodstock runners was headlined by the tough win of 3yo colt IN THE CONGO in the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes (1100m). We love having winners with Gai Waterhouse as they are tough as nails and IN THE CONGO would not be beaten on Saturday. 10/10 ride from Tim Clark.…