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Fine Evader Returns To The Winner's Stall

Fine Evader Returns To The Winner's Stall

Mar 06, 2016

It was terriffic to have Fine Evader, affectionately known around the stables as Rusty, back in the winner's stall at Colac yesterday. Fine Evader has been a long term project with him taking his time to mature mentally, so we are very thankful for the patience displayed ...

Jumping revives Dynamic Balance

Jumping revives Dynamic Balance

Feb 15, 2016

Dynamic Balance notched up her third career win at Colac yesterday. It had been a while between drinks, nearly 12 months in fact, and Dan claims that the hurdles have been the reason for revival in form. It's not unusual for Dan to use the logs in the warm up arena for ...

Doodt cuts teeth at King Island

Doodt cuts teeth at King Island

Feb 10, 2016

Story by Luke Sheehan - Racing.com Racing Victoria third-year apprentice Lucy Doodt has adopted the ‘have saddle, will travel’ motto in her first nine months of racing, and doing so has paid dividends. The Ballarat-based hoop, 18, is apprenticed to ...

British General retires

British General retires

Jan 28, 2016

And so it appears our big, brave, handsome soldier, British General has fought his last battle.  If they awarded the Victoria Cross to horses there would be no other more worthy than this guy. A survivor of the Black Saturday bush fires, he became a shining light for ...

British General signs off after injury

British General signs off after injury

Jan 27, 2016

Story by Luke Sheehan - Racing.com Trainer Dan O'Sullivan confirmed his eight-year-old sprinter British General has been retired after yet another injury setback. The son of General Nediym twice won at Listed level, when he claimed the Chester ...

Veteran Tuscan fires in dead heat

Veteran Tuscan fires in dead heat

Jan 26, 2016

Story by Luke Sheehan - Racing.com Three winners emerged out of the Swettenham Stud Summer Championship Final (1700m) at Caulfield, after a dead-heat between Tuscan Fire and Radical. Dan O'Sullivan's nine-year-old Tuscan Fire was ...

Aurelius Hero returns as good as ever

Aurelius Hero returns as good as ever

Jan 09, 2016

Aurelius Hero may have shaken his bridesmaid tag after winning first-up this campaign at Stawell yesterday. "With that extra bit of maturity under his belt, he has learnt how to settle this time which is what he has been needing to really finish off his races" Dan ...

Sea Ruler sails home at Werribee

Sea Ruler sails home at Werribee

Dec 14, 2015

Yesterday's story from Werribee is not that unusual in the world of racing. He is one of those frustrating horses who displays not outstanding, but decent ability in his track work - yet when it comes to racing he can do just about anything and everything wrong. Dan ...

Cheers to Beer Garden!

Cheers to Beer Garden!

Dec 10, 2015

It's with heavy hearts that we are announcing the retirement of a true stalwart, Beer Garden. Our dear ol' quirky Boozer has been part of our team for the past seven years providing his fabulous group of owners with 11 wins, 9 seconds and 5 thirds.....how good was he ...

Captain Crackerjak cracks our drought!

Captain Crackerjak cracks our drought!

Dec 08, 2015

Finally, after a run of near misses, our little pocket rocket, Captain Crackerjak came home a winner from Terang yesterday. Dropping back to the 1000m and showing his usual early speed, Captain Crackerjak displayed a very tough performance, particularly over the final ...

Two so far for the Tiger

Two so far for the Tiger

Aug 17, 2015

Elite Tiger made it two wins, so far, this preparation at Bendigo yesterday. The lightly raced four year old by Hold That Tiger is another of Dan's team who appears to have quite a bright future ahead of him. We've been going through a bit of a re-building stage of ...

Aurelius finally the Hero

Aurelius finally the Hero

Aug 15, 2015

The first race at Geelong yesterday saw Aurelius Hero the second favourite behind a very fancied Group placed and spring bound, Air Apparent. Our fellow, affectionately known as Warrick, in his previous 8 starts, had only been out of the placings once, but even Dan was of the ...

Shinady's Win No Suprise

Shinady's Win No Suprise

Aug 03, 2015

A step-up in distance and a warning that her spot in the team was on the line was just what Shinady needed yesterday. Her two previous run this preparation had been very lack lustre but her trainer was adamant that this filly just needed to get out to a longer trip, so it was ...

Double at Donald

Double at Donald

Jul 17, 2015

After what seemed forever between wins, our team bounced back yesterday returning from Donald with a double. Fine Evader (pictured with his strapper and track rider, Nikki White) has improved with every run and finally rewarded his patient and loyal owners, Frank and Lesley ...

Beer flows freely in  'Bool romp

Beer flows freely in 'Bool romp

Mar 30, 2015

Story by Racing.com and Photo by Peter Morganti Dashing jumper Beer Garden demonstrated he would be a force at next week’s Oakbank Easter Carnival with a brilliant win in the $20,000 Bill Phillpot OAM Hurdle at Warrnambool on Sunday. The Dan ...

Bahamas Breaks Through

Bahamas Breaks Through

Mar 17, 2015

After two eye catching runs at Ballarat, the beautiful grey filly Bahamas broke her maiden yesterday at Werribee over 1600m. Bahamas brings much sentiment to Dan, with many of her ownership group involved in some handy horses when he trained in Adelaide. "It's ...

Beer Garden back to his best

Beer Garden back to his best

Mar 11, 2015

Wednesday, March 11 Beer Garden jumped to his first victory in more than a year at Ballarat on Tuesday and completed a winning double for jockey Patrick Flood. Read the full story at The Courier by copying this link into your ...

Dynamic Balance sizzles at Terang

Dynamic Balance sizzles at Terang

Mar 03, 2015

Tuesday, March 3 Dynamic Balance smashed an 18-month winning drought in emphatic fashion at Terang on Monday. The Dan O'Sullivan-trained mare produced a scintillating finishing burst to score a decisive victory in the Genetics Australia 0-58 Handicap (1850m). Her ...

Rock of Glory blows rivals away on home soil

Rock of Glory blows rivals away on home soil

Feb 13, 2015

Thursday, February 12 Rock of Glory is likely to head for a well-earned spell following a breakthrough maiden victory at his home track this afternoon. The Dan O'Sullivan-trained colt was sent out a raging hot favourite in the Whiteheads Timber Maiden Plate (1000m) and ...

Our Shakira shows the way at Great Western

Our Shakira shows the way at Great Western

Jan 25, 2015

Sunday, January 25 Our Shakira provided the highlight on a successful Great Western Cup meeting for the Dan O'Sullivan Racing team on Sunday. The lightly-raced four-year-old produced a dominant display in the Ian Kilpatrick Memorial Maiden Plate (1850m) to claim her ...

Oliver class steers Leicameares to home track success

Oliver class steers Leicameares to home track success

Jan 18, 2015

Sunday, January 18 Champion jockey Damien Oliver helped talented mare Leicameares burst back into the winner's stall at Ballarat on Sunday. Oliver turned in a lovely ride on the Dan O'Sullivan-trained four-year-old to land the Porter Plant BM64 Handicap ...

Glory for Brown family's girl

Glory for Brown family's girl

Nov 29, 2014

Saturday, November 29 A front-running ride brought the best out of Dan O'Sullivan-trained Glory's Girl, who landed her second career success at Yarra Valley on Saturday. The Brown family galloper saluted for the first time since her maiden win during April this ...

Captain Crackerjak ready for Clockwise Classic

Captain Crackerjak ready for Clockwise Classic

Nov 21, 2014

Friday, November 21 (Photo courtesy of Greg Irvine at Magic Millions) BRITISH General has been one of Dan O’Sullivan’s pin-up horses for some time now, but it’s a closely related youngster he is hoping can become the new kid on the block. To read the ...

Money comes for Tuscan in Ballarat Cup

Money comes for Tuscan in Ballarat Cup

Nov 21, 2014

Friday, November 21 TUSCAN Fire has been backed by punters to win his hometown feature on Saturday. To read the full story, copy the link to The Courier website into your browser: http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/2712328/ballarat-cup-tuscan-on-fire/?cs=63