Bren O'Brien

Bren O'Brien

Total 147 Posts
Bren is the founder and managing editor of The Straight.

Six Group 1 winners catalogued for National Broodmare Sale as wait continues on Imperatriz

Six Group 1 winners feature among the 622 mares and fillies catalogues for the 2024 Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale next month.

Run The Numbers – Dubawi's influence prospers off limited opportunities

Broadsiding’s breakthrough Group 1 win for his sire Too Darn Hot puts the spotlight on Dubawi's bloodlines in Australia.

Low-key trade as Tassort colt tops Melbourne Gold

A low key Inglis Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale has seen only 60 horses sell, with the gross of $1.2 million the lowest in the sale’s history.

NSW government won’t guarantee that Rosehill sale needs ATC members’ support

The NSW government has cast doubts on whether Australian Turf Club (ATC) members will have the final say on the future of Rosehill.

Sportsbet's CIO Noonan exits wagering industry

Sportsbet’s long-serving Chief Information Officer and Technology Director Simon Noonan is leaving the company and the wagering industry to join MYOB.

Yulong bullish on young prospects as Pierata and Alabama Express get fee hikes

Yulong has backed in its two star young stallions, Pierata and Alabama Express, with substantial service fee jumps in 2024, while it has also secured front-running Japanese Saudi Cup winner Panthalassa for stud duties.

Entain banks on New Zealand growth to offset soft Australian market

While there has been continued softness in the Australian wagering market, Entain is counting on strong growth in the coming months as it further integrates its New Zealand business.
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