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Affair To Remember wins impressively at Sandown

Affair To Remember wins impressively at Sandown

Apr 02, 2020

Story from Breednet - Mark SmithA Stakes win does not seem beyond the Dan O'Sullivan-trained Affair To Remember the second of Toronado’s winners at Sandown.With apprentice Michael Poy in the saddle, Affair to Remember was standing up the Daci Brahma filly Sierra Sue three ...

Two For Te

Two For Te

Mar 09, 2020

Another exciting day for our Nikki at Ballarat after Te Ata made it two wins in a row.Te Ata was stepping up in distance and class for this outing, which made both Nikki and Dan a little nervous, but also confident knowing that she had trained on well since her win at ...

Higher Hopes For Roxy

Higher Hopes For Roxy

Mar 04, 2020

Lightly raced, four year old mare, Horse For Higher notched up her second career win at Ballarat yesterday at her ninth start.Roxy, as she's called around the stables has always shown Dan and the team promise so together with her owner, Greg Galt, they have given her ample time ...

Te Ata wins for Nikki

Te Ata wins for Nikki

Feb 26, 2020

Today was an extremely exciting and rewarding day for our long term team member Nikki, who had a win with Te Ata at Terang over 1400m.Nikki was browsing the online thoroughbred auctions during December last year and soon found herself the winning bidder of this lovely mare, who ...

Will's The Boss

Will's The Boss

Feb 19, 2020

Well for today anyway......that's because our rising star has just ridden his first ever treble at Stawell today.Included in those was a very impressive win from a relatively new addition to our stable in Hughes The Boss.Hughes The Boss is a half brother to the consistent ...

A Fine Christmas

A Fine Christmas

Dec 26, 2019

There was still time to do your last minute Christmas Shopping, with extra dollars, when Fine Rhythm broke his maiden status at Werribee on Tuesday.This fellow had placed on several occasions previously but has also encountered some issues so it was very rewarding for ...

Active wins on debut

Active wins on debut

Dec 23, 2019

The team had a successful trip to Horsham on Sunday with Active winning his debut by leading from barrier to winning post in the 1100m 3 year old maiden.He is very well named, being "Active" in every way and somewhat of a project for Dan and the team.  Having always shown ...

Luckless Filly In Guineas Bid

Luckless Filly In Guineas Bid

Nov 11, 2019

STORY BY RACING.COM'S ANDREW EDDYOne of the spring’s unluckiest horses gets a final chance to make up for two missed opportunities when filly Affair To Remember tackles the colts in Saturday’s Group 2 Sandown Guineas.The daughter of Toronado was hopelessly blocked for a run ...

Warrick The War Horse Makes It A Double

Warrick The War Horse Makes It A Double

Oct 29, 2019

Our stable war horse, Aurelius Hero, delivers us another win at Swan Hill today!He is very well known as a stable favourite because of his gentle and affectionate nature and the fact that he saves his energy for race day to deliver his best effort when it ...

The Patchie Kid Earns A Rest

The Patchie Kid Earns A Rest

Oct 29, 2019

The decision to give The Patchie Kid one extra run, on the back-up, paid off today when he notched up his third career win at Swan Hill over 2100m.We've mentioned in previous stories, that Dan is adamant this fellow is still growing and maturing, which particularly makes sense ...

Suprise Win From Valhalla Princess

Suprise Win From Valhalla Princess

Oct 19, 2019

The current matriach of the stable, Valhalla Princess, let us know that the ol' girl still has some spark in her when she won, second up this preparation, at Avoca over 1850m.Val needed an extended spell earlier this year, and it has proven to be a successful recipe as she has ...

Will Price All Smiles After Maiden Win

Will Price All Smiles After Maiden Win

Oct 09, 2019

STORY BY TIM O'CONNOR FROM THE BALLARAT COURIERYoung jockey Will Price had a day to remember at Donald on Tuesday.The 19-year-old, who is the son of South Australian hoop Simon, partnered Dan O'Sullivan-trained Captain Crackerjak to take out a BM58 handicap over 1000m.The narrow ...

Johnny Be....No, Is Good

Johnny Be....No, Is Good

Sep 11, 2019

It doesn't seem that long ago that we could easily book John Allen for a ride at St Arnaud on a Saturday.  Fast forward a few years and he is in demand by all the top trainers in the top races around Australia.  So, to have him ride two winners for us in the past 10 ...

Affair in the Spring

Affair in the Spring

Sep 01, 2019

Affair To Remember's win at Geelong yesterday has earned her the challenge of delivering some thrills in some better races during the Spring.Up against a solid crop of three year old fillies on the rise, the daughter of Toronado won in convincing fashion in the hands of Johnny ...

The Patchie Kid's Unleashed Potential

The Patchie Kid's Unleashed Potential

Aug 10, 2019

As well as being a stunner both in looks and personality, The Patchie Kid is seen as a serious horse to follow in the Stable."Physically he looks to be there, but he's still mentally immature" Dan reported, "I know he's officially four now, but I still think he's a preparation ...

So Belafonte Bolts In

So Belafonte Bolts In

Aug 05, 2019

Our first win of the new racing season has been taken out by our BFG (Big Friendly Giant), also known as Poppy but officially named So Belafonte.Today was his second run over the 2100m for this preparation, so the fitness under his belt and a perfect run in transit was the ...

Another Double For Dan and Lucy

Another Double For Dan and Lucy

Jul 18, 2019

Elite Tiger's win today on the Ballarat Synthetic Track makes it another double for Dan and Lucy.One of our stable stalwarts over the past few years, this fellow actually had a lack lustre preparation last time around, a lot of it the result of bad luck.  Mindful of his ...

High Hopes For Horse For Higher

High Hopes For Horse For Higher

Jul 18, 2019

Dan and Lucy's winning streak continued at our home track this afternoon when Horse For Higher broke her maiden at her second race start."Roxy", as she's known around the stables, has been somewhat of a late bloomer, but thankfully her breeder/owner Greg Galt, has been in no ...

British Isle's Win Makes It a Double for Dan and Lucy

British Isle's Win Makes It a Double for Dan and Lucy

Jul 16, 2019

Dan and Lucy have ended up having a successful day out, with British Isle taking out the last race at Ballarat.He's lovely looking, has a lovely nature and certainly has good ability, but he's been a real project for Dan and the team. His leg issues are currently under ...

Captain Crackerjak Still Has It

Captain Crackerjak Still Has It

Jul 16, 2019

Our little speedster, Captain Crackerjak, let everyone know that he hasn't slowed down, even if he is rising seven years old!He usually performs well first up, so this time Dan allowed him to return to racing with one less trial under his belt.  Confident that the little ...

So Proud of Pria

So Proud of Pria

Jun 06, 2019

If you mention the name "Pria Eclipse" to anyone interested in racing it is always accompanied by the words "brave, tiny, tough, little".  And if you ask any one of our team it is always accompanied by the word "proud".And yesterday she made us even more prouder, if that's ...

Fine Evader Delivers Our First Ballarat Synthetic Track Win

Fine Evader Delivers Our First Ballarat Synthetic Track Win

May 28, 2019

Our stable clown, Fine Evader, gave his opposition nothing to laugh about when he won in convincing fashion on the new Ballarat Synthetic yesterday.We are thrilled to have a new synthetic track here at Ballarat, but we were starting to get concerned after having a few runners ...

Another Truly Good Win For Discreet Family

Another Truly Good Win For Discreet Family

Apr 13, 2019

Story on Practical Punting by AAP 13.4.19Trainer Dan O'Sullivan hopes to be back at Caulfield on VOBIS Gold day with Truly Discreet after the mare took out the Next Payments Handicap.O'Sullivan has a soft spot for Truly Discreet who added to her record with a fast-closing win in ...

Blu Wins Again

Blu Wins Again

Mar 08, 2019

Blunakka is certainly the man of the moment after winning again at Ararat today.He jumped a little slow but he and Jarrod Lorensini tracked into the race nicely, settling just off the leaders prior to the home turn. It was concerning knowing he was carrying 60.5kg's but it ...