Latest News from Dan O'Sullivan Racing

Two Winners at Warrnambool

Nov 23, 2010

After plenty of 2nd placings over the past few weeks, Dan breathed a sigh of relief when Cashmore Lady and Beer Garden broke through for him at Warrnambool yesterday. Cashmore Lady was having her eleventh start and after placing on five occassions was very due for her first win. ...

The Power of Annie

Sep 07, 2010

What a week it's been for the connections of Annie's a Gem. Annie's a Gem carries the colours of the Kolora-Noorat Power Football and Netball teams and after celebrating Grand Final wins for many of their teams on Saturday, the four year old mare carried on the ...

Theraceison back to his best

Sep 02, 2010

The "old timer" of the stables, affectionately known as Racer returned to his brilliant best yesterday taking out the Quorra Jewellery 0-72 handicap in good style. The track was a heavy 10, and the pace was fairly slow in the beginning causing him to race a little ...

Foxi Eli one for one!

Aug 15, 2010

Sisters Foxi Eli and All Fox debuted in the same race at Coleraine yesterday. All Fox, the four year old by All Chatter, drew the better barrier and who has normally been the faster of the two, missed the start then didn't handle the soft track conditions. This gave Foxi ...

Ripleys Scores Again

Aug 13, 2010

After a brave second with Our Kobi Jade on Wednesday at Geelong, it was back on the same stretch of road again yesterday with Ripleys. This time the result was one better, taking out the Jacobs Creek 0-68 Showcase with good authority. Ripleys previous start at Caulfield was a ...

Double Delight at Geelong

Jul 24, 2010

Yesterday was a terrific day for Dan at Geelong races with him welcoming both of his runners to the winners stall. Our Kobi Jade was first off the rank in a 0-62 2200m handicap- Leading jockey, Luke Nolen who was aboard the mare for the second time, dictated the race and guided ...

Belieive it or not, Ripleys wins!

Jun 27, 2010

After three second placings in four career starts, Ripleys broke his bridesmaid status with a convincing win at Donald yesterday. The three year old gelding by Monde Bleu took advantage of the good barrier draw, good track conditions and a good ride by Jarrod Fry. Ripleys is ...

Roll With It's courageous win

Jun 17, 2010

After a long spell, recovering from a fractured pedal bone, Roll With It came back to the winner's stall yesterday. Taking out the Red Lion Hotel Country Showcase over 1200m didn't happen with drama though - Roll With It dipped right down onto his nose at the beginning, ...

Our Kobi Jade wins first up

May 31, 2010

Dan headed off to Ararat today with three good chances. Debutant, Jester Storm finished second in the first race, after racing quite greenly he gave connections an effort to be enthusiastic about and should show good improvement in the near future. In race three he saddled ...

New Uphill Straight Synthetic Track

New Uphill Straight Synthetic Track

May 21, 2010

The only one of it's kind in the southern hemisphere.

Touch Too Good

May 14, 2010

Three year old filly, Touch Too Much scored in the Responsible Gambling fillies and mares maiden plate over 1600m yesterday at Ballarat. Touch Too Much has been racing in some very good company of late and has always held her own despite drawing wide barriers and forced to race ...

Things Heat up for Tuscan Fire

Apr 23, 2010

Tuscan Fire's win yesterday at Ballarat may have bought him a ticket to Adelaide for the SA Derby on May 2nd. The three year old gelding has been running quite well and not having a lot of luck since racing over more ground so he certainly deserved to crack his maiden. Dan ...

Goldie Charms Them at the Valley

Mar 22, 2010

Ever consistent mare Golden Charmer finally got another deserved win at Moonee Valley Friday night. It had been almost eighteen months since her last win with so many unlucky, yet encouragable runs in between. Golden Charmer often gets back in her races, but with not much pace ...

Beer Garden's Shout

Mar 05, 2010

Three year old Aristotle gelding, Beer Garden, broke through his maiden yesterday taking out the 1600m Ballarat Come to Life Maiden Plate. With two runners in the race, which Dan prefers to avoid, and with Beer Garden recovering from a recent foot abscess he was slightly leaning ...

Kaeduna Takes a Showcase

Feb 12, 2010

Promising mare Kaeduna won her second race from three starts this preparation taking out the Sportsbet Country Showcase Class 1 over 1400m yesterday. An electrical storm hit Ballarat earlier in the day and as well as delaying the races for the rest of the program, the track was ...

Kaeduna Wins First Up

Jan 20, 2010

Dan's second winner this month was thanks to four year old mare Kaeduna. Kaeduna who was transferred to Dan this preparation arrived with a few challenges, but respectable form and good natural ability. She is out of the very handy mare Kaemess who was raced by the same ...

Jameson Aich Tassie Bound

Jan 06, 2010

Jameson Aich finally broke through his maiden win yesterday at Ararat after knocking on the door for quite a while. The lovely three year old colt, by Tuscanos, was showing Dan that he would appreciate more ground, and he was proven right winning over 2000m in the Boag's ...

Dame Dietrich worth the wait

Dec 04, 2009

Today's win from Dame Dietrich was reward for a lot of people. She is owned by the estate of the late Bill MacKinnon and leased by the Juanita Syndicate, Garry Dickeson, Rob Price and Dan himself. There was an initial delay in Dame Dietrich getting to races to begin with, as ...

Belle Suprises the Punters

Nov 17, 2009

When Dan left Ballarat for day at Warrnambool yesterday, he was confident all of his runners would perform well, and that they did. Dame Dietrich was a very eye-catching run, after missing the start by several lenghts she stormed home in the final stages to run third. Then ...

Leg Spinner Bowls Them Over

Oct 26, 2009

Princess Park's new syndicate, The Syndicate We Had To Have, which involves nearly 40 owners had their first runner at St Arnaud on Saturday and came home winners! The 3 year old gelding by Over, sat 3rd and 4th most of the way and on straightening picked up his pace and ...

Belle of Storms likes Avoca!

Oct 19, 2009

Pity there's only two meetings at Avoca each year, as Belle of Storms seems to like it there! She has two wins on the board now and both of them have been at that track. Dan was confident after an honest effort the start before at Hamilton, and she didn't let him down. ...

Racer redeems himself

Oct 08, 2009

After Theraceison put in a disappointing run last Saturday at Murtoa, Dan, Dean Yendall and his owners were all left scratching their heads. It is very out of character for him not to give his best, and it is also out of character for him to recover as well as he did afterwards, ...

Showcase win for Racer

Sep 21, 2009

When the jockeys took strike action against the whipping rules, Dan had to go back and re-think plans for Theraceison. He always had in mind the 0-72 country showcase race for him over 1600m if he'd won, so confident his horse wasn't impositioned for missing the run, he ...

Theraceison does it for Les

Sep 01, 2009

A long trip to Swan Hill yesterday paid off with the ever-reliable Theraceison taking the honours in race 8. With the recent tragic passing of co-owner Les Simmons, connections were hoping a little extra help from above would ensure their victory, and their wishes came true. Les ...