Three New 2YO Winners Take Charm Spirit To 23

Charm Spirit's (Invincible Spirit) impressive Longchamp debutant Shendam who ran out a 3 length winner over 1800m in the colours of his breeder HRH The Aga Khan. Then followed consistent performer Napanook who won a juvenile event over 1200m in England a short time later.

On Sunday in Ireland, Charm Spirit’s smart daughter Chicago May continued her seasonal progress when she was again successful over 1200m at Naas, in a quality renewal of the €50,000 Birdcatcher Nursery. On the same day in Madrid another daughter Bielva proved too strong for her opposition on debut with a comprehensive victory over 1500m.

Charm Spirit is currently third on the leading European First Season Sires table for prizemoney with only No Nay Never and Kingman (Invincible Spirit) ahead and Australia (Galileo) further back in fourth position.

Triple Group One winning miler Charm Spirit was a Gr.1 performed Autumn 2YO who trained on to become one of the best of his 3YO generation in Europe when successful in the Gr.1 Chantilly Prix Jean Prat and Gr.1 Prix Du Moulin de Longchamp prior to beating older horses in the Gr.1 Ascot Queen Elizabeth 11 Stakes.


Introducing Our Second 2019 Magic Millions Purchase - I Am Invincible x Dwindle Filly

John and Jason backed up their Magic Millions day one acquistion with the very astute purchase of lot 536 - a very athletic looking I Am Invincible filly from a current and proven family. 

Champion Makes A Statement On Day 1 Of Magic Millions Sale

The standard has been set for the quality of yearling entering the Champion/O'Shea Stable in 2019 with the purchase of an outstanding filly by first season sire Press Statement on Day 1 of the Magic Millions yearling sale. The team were wrapped to secure Lot 225 from the Yarraman Park Draft, a racey type out of Group 1 placed mare  

Champion Kicks Off 2019 With Queensland Winner

Knock Toff headed to Doomben on Wednesday looking to atone for his luckless last start and did so in fine style taking out the BRC Members Colts, Gelding and Entires Class 3 Plate. The son of Toorak Toff settled off the speed and was taken to the outside by jockey Corey Bayliss to produce 

It's Our Ten Year Anniversary And We're Giving Away A 5% Share To Celebrate

To celebrate our 10 year anniversary, we're giving away a 5% share, including 24 months of expenses to one lucky owner who has purchased a share of 5% or more in any of our 2019 yearlings.  

John O'Shea Racing Website Now Live!

John O'Shea Racing is gearing up for a progressive 2019 and in preparation, have launched their new-look website. Head over to for all the latest stable news, upcoming runners and recent purchases. 

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