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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 ...

Gottino aimed towards Ballarat Cup, but first comes Flemington

Gottino aimed towards Ballarat Cup, but first comes Flemington

May 23, 2014

Friday, May 23 Ballarat trainer Dan O'Sullivan has sights set on running top stayer Gottino in his hometown cup later this year. But first, the six-year-old will try to win a race dear to the heart of his owner and former trainer Ken Moore. Gottino lines up in ...

O'Sullivan eyes top level with British General

O'Sullivan eyes top level with British General

May 19, 2014

Monday, May 19 Ballarat trainer Dan O'Sullivan hopes stable star British General can measure up to the top level in an upcoming spring campaign. O'Sullivan is eyeing a handful of possible group one targets including the Emirates Stakes (1600m) and Toorak ...

Nostalgic Terang Cup Win for O'Sullivan

Nostalgic Terang Cup Win for O'Sullivan

Apr 18, 2014

By Tim Auld, Warrnambool Standard  HONEST Ballarat galloper Gottino gave trainer Dan O’Sullivan an emotional win in the $50,000 Terang Cup when he got up in the last stride to defeat the heavily-backed Haylaman and Fieldmaster in the 2150-metre race ...

Shares Available in stunning Captain Gerrard Colt closely related to British General

Shares Available in stunning Captain Gerrard Colt closely related to British General

Mar 17, 2014

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Easy work for Beer Garden at Warrnambool

Easy work for Beer Garden at Warrnambool

Feb 25, 2014

Versatile performer Beer Garden continued his build-up to the 2014 jumps season with a comfortable flat win at Warrnambool. Beer Garden won a maiden hurdle at Ballarat before turning in a terrific performance to finish second in the prestigious Galleywood Hurdle (3200m) at ...

Mighty Fine Fine Embers

Mighty Fine Fine Embers

Feb 17, 2014

Fine Embers won his maiden at only his second start at Geelong yesterday. At his first outing at Werribee he didn't have a lot of luck in the run, but also went into yesterday's race with more of an idea of what to do! He settled back in the field and on ...

Burrumbeet to Flemington with Gottino

Burrumbeet to Flemington with Gottino

Jan 02, 2014

On New Year's Day 2013 Gottino made his trainer, Ken Moore, along with daughter Jacqueline and son-in law Karl, very proud winning the Burrumbeet Cup. For Ballarat locals it's on the bucket list of races to win as well as a fantastic day out. Gottino had won first ...

Hold True brings a winning end to 2013

Hold True brings a winning end to 2013

Dec 31, 2013

Dan began 2013 with a win and now has ended 2013 with a win, thanks to Hold True! Hold True notched up her fourth career win winning over 2000m at Ararat yesterday, proving too hard to catch with Dean Holland back on board. "Everything worked out well this time, with ...

British General set for the Emirates Stakes

British General set for the Emirates Stakes

Oct 12, 2013

Story by Neale Donnelly at TVN Ballarat trainer Dan O'Sullivan will set his gutsy British General for the $1 million Emirates Stakes (1600m) after his brave win at Caulfield on Saturday. "Oh man he deserved that win today, he really did," an emotional ...

Tuscan Fires first-up at Flemington

Tuscan Fires first-up at Flemington

Aug 10, 2013

Tuscan Fire is nine weeks from his rich spring goal but the seven-year-old showed he has returned in terrific order with his upset win in Saturday’s Lesley Viney & Colin McKnight Handicap (1410m) at Flemington. The gelding resumed from a spell following a bumper ...

Dan named a Fred Hoystead Medal Finalist

Dan named a Fred Hoystead Medal Finalist

Aug 07, 2013

Racing Victoria has announced Dan as a finalist for the 2012-2013 Fred Hoystead Medal which recognises trainers for outstanding performances on  Victorian tracks. Dan received more votes than any other trainer for the month of January for his training achievement with ...

Lil's a

Lil's a "lil" Beauty

Jul 27, 2013

What a terriffic preparation so far for Our Tiger Lil, saluting for the third time since returning to the track in May. Patience has obviously paid off for the Pelchen Family, with Lil, now nearly six hitting her career best form. "She's taken a long time to ...

Hold True scores easily again on Geelong Synthetic

Hold True scores easily again on Geelong Synthetic

Apr 23, 2013

Developing mare Hold True enhanced her impressive record on the Geelong Synthetic track with a dominant victory in the Thirsty Camel Bottleshops Rating 58 Handicap (2200m). Hold True recorded three minor placings on the Pro-Ride surface before breaking through for a solid ...

Beer Garden scores emphatic win

Beer Garden scores emphatic win

Apr 22, 2013

From RVL Website:- Promising hurdler breaks his jumps maiden in devastating style Exciting jumper Beer Garden has lead from start to finish, breaking his jumps maiden in emphatic style by 25 lengths today in the QLS Logistics Maiden Hurdle (3200m) at Ballarat ...

Striking Red Arrow Filly Shares Available

Striking Red Arrow Filly Shares Available

Apr 20, 2013

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Jungle Fighter two from two over the jumps

Jungle Fighter two from two over the jumps

Apr 03, 2013

From  RVL Website: Trainer Dan O’Sullivan came away from today’s Warrnambool meeting with a jumps win but it may not have been provided by the horse many punters expected. Much-spruiked jumper Beer Garden could only manage second in his hurdle debut ...