Latest News from Dan O'Sullivan Racing

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 ...

Annie's Omen Win??

Feb 01, 2012

Our little black beauty, Annie's a Gem, saved the day yesterday, finally kicking off the winners list for 2012! Known to always try and having been very unlucky on several occasions this preparation, Annie won convincingly over 1400m at Warrnambool. Annie carries the ...

Happy Anniversary from Questioning

Happy Anniversary from Questioning

Dec 28, 2011

Kathy and David Brown celebrated their 31st Wedding Anniversary yesterday, travelling many hours to Warrnambool - thankfully Questioning gave them a wonderful present winning her maiden over 2200m. Kathy and David have been breeding and racing horses for many years, ...

Sunday Psalm Likes It Fresh

Dec 02, 2011

There's a bit of a pattern happening with Sunday Psalm after he won first-up yesterday at Seymour.  The easy observation on his form shows that he goes very well fresh! After showing potential, but developing a wind issue, his owners decided to "invest" ...

Prime Reason tops off with 4 winners in the week!

Prime Reason tops off with 4 winners in the week!

Nov 15, 2011

What a terriffic week it's been for Dan and the team, bringing home four winners, two seconds and two thirds from eleven runners. Prime Reason kicked off the day in winning fashion at Donald on Sunday, storming home to overcome his rivals in race 2, over 1350m.  ...

Winning Ways

Winning Ways

Nov 14, 2011

Saturday's racing took us to the picturesque and legendary meeting at Dunkeld in Victoria's Grampian region.  Dan's only runner for the day was Ways Of A Tycoon, who like a lot of other horse's in the stable, has been racing well but just missed out ...

Jungle Fighter true to his name

Nov 10, 2011

After four consecutive second placings, Jungle Fighter finally won his maiden in a finish as exciting as this year's Melbourne Cup.  With the pace slower than suitable in the early stages, Steven Arnold made the decision to let Jungle Fighter ...



Nov 07, 2011

Wayne Pelchen has almost become the new stable star !!! Wayne, with his family and friends, has been responsible for the two most recent winners for the stable. OUR TIGER LIL was a winner several weeks ago, breaking a long run of minor placings by our horses. And ...


Oct 16, 2011

A frustrating run of minor placings by the stable's horses came to an end at Horsham today. OUR TIGER LIL, raced by stable stalwart WAYNE PELCHEN and his family, recorded a strong win over 1400 metres, following two good runs back from a spell. Ridden beautifully by ...


Oct 13, 2011

GORILLA'S MIST could well prove to be one of the bargain buys coming out of the Easter Sales in recent years. The cheapest yearling in his year - at just $38000 - GORILLA'S is giving every indication that he is capable of taking out a major staying ...

Inaura and Ruby

Jun 25, 2011

What a week it has been for the Calthorpe's.  On Wednesday, Chris, Carolyn and Archie welcomed their baby girl, Ruby May to the world and to top things off they were yesterday celebrating the win of Inaura at Geelong.  "These are they type of days that keeps ...

You little Rippa

Jun 10, 2011

The Geelong Synthetic track and Ripleys have once again proved a winning combination.  Being his 14th start this preparation, Dan is very aware that Ripleys is very likely to need a spell soon - but we don't think Ripleys knows that!  He was carrying 58 kilograms ...

Kisachi's Day

May 31, 2011

Yesterday's racing taking took us "just down the road" to Ararat to see three year old filly, Kisachi win race 4 in easy fashion.  Kisachi, who was having her seventh career start, has mostly been racing from wide barriers, but a change in luck with the draw ...

Lucky 13 for Ripleys

Lucky 13 for Ripleys

May 28, 2011

After 13 starts and 6 placings this preparation, Ripleys notched up his 4th career win at Geelong yesterday.   Known for his never-give-in attitude, there was a period around March where his form suprising slumped, but when a small issue was finally found and treated ...

Our New Website

Our New Website

May 19, 2011

We are pleased to launch our latest service to our clients and followers of the stable with this interactive web site. Communication is an important tool in racing and our stable philosophy is to keep our owners fully informed. This interactive web site enables us to move ...

Opening of Ballarat's new Uphill Synthetic Track

Opening of Ballarat's new Uphill Synthetic Track

May 19, 2011

Just completed at the Dowling Forest Training Facility is a new 1400m uphill straight synthetic training track. The track which uses the natural landscape to work it’s way uphill will provide strength training for thoroughbreds that cannot be achieved on a traditional ...

Prayers answered with Sunday Psalm

Apr 15, 2011

Trainers don’t usually like to advertise it, but it had been quite some time since we’d produced a winner carrying the Purple, White maltese cross and Armbands. And when these colours have been in use longer than any other in the stable, you tend to grow quite fond ...

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Apr 05, 2011

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Tiger Tees Off

Mar 20, 2011

After several placings, Tee Off Tiger certainly deserved his maiden win at Geelong yesterday. The lightly raced four-year old by Hold that Tiger has raced well on every occasion to date and constantly tries so it was no suprise to see him win. He is the half-brother to handy ...

Sons of God Breaks through

Mar 13, 2011

Dan returned home a happy man from Echuca with two winners in two days thanks to Sons of God. Having his sixth start and missing a win in his previous run, Dan chose to run him at Echuca hoping for an easy win and earning Super Vobis bonus prizemoney for his owners. And an easy ...