Latest News from Dan O'Sullivan Racing

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

Marley's Mission shines in first-up win

Marley's Mission shines in first-up win

Nov 05, 2014

Wednesday, November 5 She might not have been at Flemington, but Marley's Mission still celebrated Melbourne Cup day in style. The three-year-old filly ran to her first victory in the Northern Grampians Shire Council Maiden (1300m) at Stawell on Tuesday. The meeting was ...

San Carlos shows toughness in maiden win

San Carlos shows toughness in maiden win

Oct 19, 2014

Sunday, October 19 Talented galloper San Carlos is a maiden no longer following a tough victory at Seymour on Sunday. The Dan O'Sullivan-trained gelding broke through at start number three in a three-year-old maiden over 1600m. It was a gutsy performance from the ...

O'Sullivan trio target Ballarat's comeback meeting

O'Sullivan trio target Ballarat's comeback meeting

Oct 07, 2014

(Photo: San Carlos with Teash Griffin aboard) Tuesday, October 7 Trainer Dan O'Sullivan will have a strong hand at the Ballarat Turf Club's comeback meeting on Wednesday. The O'Sullivan stable prepares three runners for the club's return raceday, which ...

The General is back!

The General is back!

Aug 26, 2014

Tuesday, August 26 British General makes his long-awaited return in Saturday's group 3 The Heath 1100 Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield. The Dan O'Sullivan-trained speedster will step out for the first time since a beaten favourite in the group 3 TAB.com.au Stakes ...

Fine Embers opens new season account

Fine Embers opens new season account

Aug 21, 2014

Thursday, August 21 Fine Embers became the Dan O'Sullivan stables' first winner of the new season with a last-gasp victory at Seymour on Thursday. The lightly-raced four-year-old claimed his second win at start number six by taking out the Talwood Park Aqua Walker ...

Leicameares cracks maiden status

Leicameares cracks maiden status

Jul 15, 2014

Tuesday, July 15 Leicameares broke through for a much-deserved maiden victory on the synthetic track at Geelong on Tuesday. The talented Bel Esprit filly had shown all preparation that a win was not far away and she delivered in good style with a half-length triumph ...

Wally the grey set to debut

Wally the grey set to debut

Jun 07, 2014

Saturday, June 7 Big grey Don't Tell Wally makes his race debut at one of Victoria's most popular carnivals on Sunday. The Dan O'Sullivan-trained galloper will travel to Swan Hill for a three-year-old maiden over 1200m, where he will be partnered by jockey Jye ...

Three chances to strike as racing returns to Ballarat

May 31, 2014

Saturday, May 31 The O'Sullivan stable will have three chances to strike when racing returns to Ballarat for the first time in more than six months on Sunday. And it will be two first-starters that get the chance to win the opening race on the track since the ...