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.


TELLAWA Purchase at Magic Millions Broodmare Sale

Go Bloodstock are delighted to have purchased TELLAWA in partnership with Coolmore at the Magic Millions Broodmare sale. She is a top mare from Sheikh Hamden’s dispersal and in foal to EXCEED AND EXCEL purchased for $1.7 million AUD. TELLAWA is a great addition to the Go Bloodstock Broodmare band with our close associates Coolmore.…

Meet the Glenn Haven racing staff

CAPITVANT claims G1 Champagne Stakes

CAPTIVANT – Co partnership with Newgate. CAPTIVANT held of HILAL by a neck to take out the G1 Champagne Stakes in impressive fashion. Congratulations to all connections. Newgate Farm China Horse Club Silverdale Farm Magic Millions Kingstar Farm SF Bloodstock James Mcdonald