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The General is Back

The General is Back

Oct 19, 2012

British General returned to the track in fine fashion yesterday winning in a nail biter and turning his tally into four wins from six starts. He drew the widest gate in what was a very strong showcase race but his natural speed found him crossing over and in a handy forward ...

Team O'Sullivan Shines at Awards Evening

Team O'Sullivan Shines at Awards Evening

Sep 09, 2012

The Ballarat Turf Club held their 2012 Racing Awards Evening last night with a fantastic turn out from local trainers, owners and industry members. There were 10 awards handed out overall, with British General bringing home two trophies being Leading Horse at Ballarat and ...

Ripleys makes it 31 wins for season

Ripleys makes it 31 wins for season

Aug 01, 2012

A great way to finish the 2011/2012 racing season at Geelong yesterday, with Ripleys winning the final race of the day. One of our stable stalwarts for previous seasons, Ripleys prior preparation lacked the lustre he usually shows.  But yesterday he proved he is back as ...

Go And Get Rich - The first step

Go And Get Rich - The first step

Jul 27, 2012

Go And Get Rich has a name we all aspire to, and yesterday took his first step to do that, by winning his maiden at Werribee. Dan headed off thinking he'd run well, but was quite confident he wouldn't be able to beat the favourite in the race. On this occassion, he ...

Beer Garden Notches Up Another!

Beer Garden Notches Up Another!

Jul 21, 2012

Anybody who thinks horse's don't like to jump should really make the trip to Ballarat one morning, just to see how wrong they are.  Beer Garden notched up his third win this preparation at Geelong yesterday, and a lot of this success is contributed to the ...

Bossy's soft spot for Beer Garden

Bossy's soft spot for Beer Garden

Jun 08, 2012

Beer Garden has earnt himself another fan yesterday after a tough and convincing win at Geelong yesterday. His jockey, Glen Boss, stated in his interview after the race that he has a soft spot for our fellow, a kind horse and a lovely ride who responded brilliantly when ...

Inaura's Purple Patch

Inaura's Purple Patch

May 30, 2012

The Geelong Synthetic track isn't everyone's cup of tea, but it's certainly becoming popular with Dan and his horse's who don't like the wet. After a solid effort in town last start, Inaura headed back to Geelong yesterday  to take on the ...

Tuscan Fire's 6th Win this Preparation

Tuscan Fire's 6th Win this Preparation

May 24, 2012

Yes, you've read that correctly!!  What an effort from Dan, the team and most of all, the horse himself. Since focusing on a career in jumping, Tuscan Fire is obviously enjoying life as a racehorse, delivering his best every time he steps out.  This however, ...

Double for Dan at Ballarat

Double for Dan at Ballarat

May 11, 2012

Oh so close to a treble yesterday with two winners and a second at Ballarat. Race one saw Tuscan Fire in the winner's stall for the fifth time this preparation.  It was also his second win from four hurdle races.  He still races quite ...

Madica's Pleasure wins his maiden

Madica's Pleasure wins his maiden

May 07, 2012

Promising 3yo, Madica's Pleasure stepped out at Geelong yesterday for the first time this preparation, and finally produced some "pleasure" winning in strong fashion. The gelding by Alannan is owned by local Ballarat businessman, Tim Porter, a strong supporter ...

Inaura Wins Again

Inaura Wins Again

Apr 28, 2012

Dan's stable is on a roll at the moment with Inaura winning for the second time this preparation at Geelong yesterday. Stepping up in distance to 2000m, she was given the run of the race by Luke Currie sitting just off the lead until the home turn.  Once she ...

Tuscan Fire sets opponents alight

Tuscan Fire sets opponents alight

Apr 23, 2012

Jumps racing returned to Ballarat yesterday for the first time in three years, drawing a larger than average crowd who welcomed the spectacle of two incident free hurdle races. Dan saddled up the favourite in Race 2, Tuscan Fire who was having his second race over the ...

British General gives orders again

British General gives orders again

Apr 13, 2012

British General was back on his own territory yesterday, taking on another showcase field over 1200m. After a luckless run from a wide gate in his previous start at Bendigo, Dan took the risk in running him from wide gate again.  "He has had a bigger ...

Easter Chocolates from Inaura

Easter Chocolates from Inaura

Apr 09, 2012

This weekend  had Dan travelling to South Australia on Saturday for the famous Oakbank Easter Carnvial.  The best he could do there was third place, but a terriffic day was had by all involved enjoying the spectacle, sunshine and facilitesdelivered by the Oakbank ...

Tuscan Fire Hot to Trot

Tuscan Fire Hot to Trot

Mar 29, 2012

What a lot of fun we're having with Tuscan Fire this preparation! First the Woodend Cup, then Colac and now a mid-week city win at Sandown Hillside yesterday.   In between all this he has been running placings and has qualified for hurdle racing. A daring ...

Cheers to Beer Garden

Cheers to Beer Garden

Mar 27, 2012

Yesterday Dan and the team travelled to Donald where he was sure he'd return with two winners.  Gorilla's Mist just missed out, running second but Beer Garden kept the flag flying with a convincing win in the 2000m Liston Landers 0-68 handicap. It had been more ...

Shares Available in yearling Sebring Filly

Shares Available in yearling Sebring Filly

Mar 14, 2012

Please click on Horses Available for information on this exciting filly out of Group 3 and Multiple City winning mare, Demographic.

Back to Back Wins for British General

Back to Back Wins for British General

Mar 09, 2012

British General lived up to his name again yesterday, giving his rivals the orders in authoritive fashion. Dan set him a tough task of stepping up to 0-72 Showcase for his second race this preparation and he didn't let anyone down. Jockey Luke Currie very much ...

British General takes control on home track!

British General takes control on home track!

Feb 29, 2012

Dan's good run of winners continued at Ballarat on Friday with an impressive win to British General. A 4 year old gelding by General Nediym out of British Lion, British had always shown Dan a stack of ability. Unfortunately he has only been able to race twice in his ...

Tuscan Fire wins by the barest of Margins!

Feb 28, 2012

Tuscan Fire made it back to back wins in the 2000m 0-68 Showcase at Colac on Sunday. Another great ride from Linda Meech allowed Tuscan to travel well throughout the race. In an oddly run affair, Linda found herself a long way back coming up the hill in the back straight. ...

Melike debuts in Magic Millions Classic

Feb 15, 2012

2yo gelding Melike has safely made the trip across Bass Strait and is ready to take his place in the Shaw Magic Millions 2yo Classic over 1200m at Launceston. By USA sire Helike out of the Bianconi mare Parterre, Melike joined Dan's stable last year after being purchased ...

Calibre finally strikes Gold.

Calibre finally strikes Gold.

Feb 14, 2012

Golden Calibre broke his "bridesmaid" tag at his 24th start on the weekend. Back to one of his favourite tracks at Bendigo, Goldy Boy made a sustained run from the 1000m mark where he was at the rear of the field, to pass the post first in an exciting finish. A ...

Now we can enjoy that Drink!

Feb 08, 2012

The quiet acheiver of the stable saluted for his maiden win at Stawell today. Late Night Drink slipped under the rader and nabbed his more fancied opponents right on the line in a busy photo finish. After giving him a gun ride in the one out and one back position, Billy Egan ...

Tuscan Fire smokes cup field!

Feb 08, 2012

After a long run of outs Tuscan Fire finally put another win on the board in the Woodend Cup held at Kyneton on Saturday. This prep we are starting to see a more relaxed horse and he proved he can settle now in his races. With a great display of patients and timing from ...