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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 ...

Tuscan Fire earns Caulfield Cup berth after Mornington Cup win

Tuscan Fire earns Caulfield Cup berth after Mornington Cup win

Feb 13, 2013

Ballarat trainer Dan O’Sullivan now has the option of a Caulfield Cup start for Tuscan Fire after the versatile galloper claimed the Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) in great fashion. Tuscan Fire was good enough to stamp himself as a jumper with a big future with his ...

History Repeats For O'Sullivan

History Repeats For O'Sullivan

Jan 14, 2013

From RVL Website It was a case of history repeating at Flemington today as trainer Dan O’Sullivan scored a double at Flemington highlighted by progressive gelding British General taking out the $120,000 Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m). British ...

New Years Day Double at Flemington

New Years Day Double at Flemington

Jan 05, 2013

Fire's Jumping Career on Hold - Story By RVL He emerged as one of Australia's most promising jumpers last season, but Tuscan Fire is proving that he still has a future on the flat. The six-year-old scored a deserved win when he streeted his rivals in today's ...

Bushfire Horse Wins at Flemington

Bushfire Horse Wins at Flemington

Dec 16, 2012

By Mike Hedge An emotional sequel to Victoria's Black Saturday bushfires played out at Flemington on Saturday when British General won the Dorevitch Pathology Handicap. British General's owners welcomed the gelding's first city win with subdued joy as they ...

Ararat debacle ends on a positve note

Ararat debacle ends on a positve note

Dec 04, 2012

At 5.24pm yesterday, team O'Sullivan's day wasn't looking too crash hot. The races had been delayed several hours due to the barriers tipping over which required a crane to move them back into position.  Then there was the query whether they had suffered ...

Halleluja Gorilla's!!

Dec 02, 2012

Easily labelled the most frustrating horse in the stables at present, Gorilla's Mist finally won his maiden at Avoca. Gorilla's is a beautiful looking horse, has a fantastic nature and always works like an above average galloper, but come race day he has always ...

Suprise from Veneficus

Suprise from Veneficus

Nov 02, 2012

Dan has been expecting a win from Veneficus - just not yesterday!  The four year gelding by Brief Truce, has always indicated he will appreciate a longer trip and Dan had been really pleased with his work leading into the race, with the view he may sneak a ...

Jungle Fighter wins at St Arnaud

Oct 28, 2012

It wasn't Moonee Valley, but a win is a win and that's exactly what Jungle Fighter did yesterday at St Arnaud. Stepping up to his ideal distance and down in grade was the perfect combination Dan was looking for to give the rarely disappointing gelding by Invincible ...