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Paul O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan sparkles with the right move

Glittering has helped confirm trainer Paul O'Sullivan's recent run of form - surprising punters to claim the Class Five Wuhu Handicap (1,600m) at juicy odds of $780 under Derek Leung Ka-chun.

Monday, 24 January, 2011, 12:00am

Victory at last - relieved O'Sullivan finally gets monkey off his back

Paul O'Sullivan's drought is over as he became the last handler to get on the score sheet and admitted relief rather than excitement was the overwhelming emotion to Good Boy Boy's victory.

15 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

On the Rails

The Yasuda Kinen has come and gone for another year and backed up two ideas again - the knowledge that the Japanese are at least as hard to beat in their backyard as anybody else and that any race at the end of the season always holds the prospect of disappointments.

9 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Purton in demand by Japanese trainers with four rides

In-form jockey Zac Purton (pictured) has been paid a high compliment by local owners and trainers going into tomorrow's Yasuda Kinen meeting at Tokyo's Fuchu racecourse.

Purton's main goal is to partner Paul O'Sullivan-trained Fellowship in the main event, but the Australian has also picked up four outside rides on the card.

5 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Purton eager to prove his riding credentials in third season

In his third season, Australian jockey Zac Purton (pictured) has done the hardest of the hard yards to become part of the scenery, but he scoffs at any suggestion he has 'made it'.

25 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Purton's landmark day spoiled after he cops two-day suspension

Zac Purton bagged his 100th winner in Hong Kong as part of a treble, but his luck ran out in the stewards room where he was suspended for two meetings on a careless riding charge.

11 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Whyte's navigation will be key for classy Taverner

Douglas Whyte will need to overcome a poor 'wrong side' draw in the Kowloon Tong Club Challenge Cup (1,000m) at Sha Tin today, but the perennial champion's presence might be enough to see Taverner shoulder the weight of expectation that is his constant companion.

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Believe In Change rewards his patient connections

A patient owner and a patient ride by jockey Zac Purton saw Paul O'Sullivan's Believe In Change break through for his maiden win.

The lightly raced four-year-old was second-up after a long lay-off through injury, but the trainer says owner Maison Choy's patience deserved to be rewarded.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Whyte to make hay in Prebble's absence

The boot is on the other foot for premiership leading jockeys Douglas Whyte and Brett Prebble today at Sha Tin - with Whyte back from suspension and Prebble relegated to the stands with a careless-riding suspension.

28 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Whyte fights back in title race

The Durban Demon continues to put himself back steadily into the fight for the jockeys' title he has made his own for almost a decade, bringing home a double on a day that promised much more.

2 Jan 2010 - 12:00am