Paul O'Sullivan

Siblings make dad top of the pops

Specialist Hong Kong stallion O'Reilly celebrated with a late treble and Paul O'Sullivan wasn't going to be left out of a big afternoon for the horse he once trained.

Monday, 25 June, 2007, 12:00am

Fellowship, Joy And Fun face moment of truth

It may not be quite in the Vengeance Of Rain-Viva Pataca league, or even in the same school as the Medic Power-Sacred Kingdom clash, but the meeting of rising stars Fellowship and Joy And Fun will certainly get the pulse racing as a worthy highlight at Sha Tin this afternoon.

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Jockeys' see-saw battle goes Whyte's way

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte's 900th winner passed with barely a mention yesterday as the focus centred once again on the race for the championship title and the Durban Demon gained another mini break on Brett Prebble.

4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Kiwi hails Medic Power as next big thing

O'Sullivan compares the new Sha Tin record holder to NZ's star sprinter Mr Tiz

Paul O'Sullivan gave Medic Power the ultimate compliment last night, comparing the new Sha Tin course record holder to 'the greatest horse I ever trained' - the mercurial New Zealand sprinter Mr Tiz.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Medic Power the new hero

Medic Power became the new superstar of the sprinting ranks when he dissected his rivals with clinical precision in yesterday's Group Three HSBC Premier Vase at Sha Tin.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Barriers favour main Sha Tin Vase runners

The late-season highlight of Thursday's HSBC Premier Sha Tin Vase maintained 100 per cent of its interest when the two chief protagonists, Sacred Kingdom and Medic Power, came up with perfect inside alleys.

22 May 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan counting on a 'couple of surprises'

Olivier Doleuze and trainer Paul O'Sullivan each kept a glimmer of hope alive for their respective championship quests yesterday, but the New Zealander for one admitted he was 'now probably only nuisance value'.

21 May 2007 - 12:00am

Saturn ready to give his rivals a staying lesson

It has been a long time between drinks for Saturn but the Caspar Fownes-trained stayer is back to his favourite race today, attempting to upset Paul O'Sullivan's Ever Bright in a Queen Mother Memorial Cup (2,400m) that has plenty of championship relevance.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

Nikolic grounded over Touch Down

Danny Nikolic had the choice of two mounts in the Class Five handicap over the extended metric mile and was proved correct for about 15 minutes when the Paul O'Sullivan-trained China Sportfield narrowly prevailed over Touch Down.

7 May 2007 - 12:00am

Medic Power looks set to get a crack at the big boys in Sha Tin Vase

Trainer Paul O'Sullivan will be out to establish Medic Power as the new sprinting star of Hong Kong when he attempts a sixth successive win in the 1,200m HSBC Premier Sha Tin Vase on May 24, after the three-year-old again cleaned up his rivals in the Audemars Piguet Dream Handicap (1,200m) yesterday.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Forte and Dance respond to Ng's gentle touch

Gary Ng Ting-keung is known for his gentle touch with horses and while some trainers may snigger at his amazingly kind kid-glove treatments, Ng had the last laugh yesterday with a 353-1 double.

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan 'not taking Fownes for granted for one minute'

New Zealander knows what lies ahead in title chase

Two wins have rarely meant so much for Paul O'Sullivan as he got down to the nitty gritty of his battle with Caspar Fownes for the trainers' championship, but fears Fownes might bounce back quickly at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan thanks Gibbs for good Fellowship

Paul O'Sullivan reflected on the horsemanship of one of the great men of the New Zealand racing industry, Jim Gibbs, while he soaked in the quality of the performance of odds-on favourite Fellowship in the final event yesterday.

26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Safety First maintains Yiu's high strike rate

Trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fie continues to maintain a high strike rate this season and it is young, quality horses like Safety First who are helping him do it.

At 14.7 per cent winners to runners, only championship contender Paul O'Sullivan is keeping a better strike rate than Yiu, who is winning races at a rate just under 13 per cent.

26 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Fownes chips in with lower graders to maintain lead

Little fish were sweet for leading trainer Caspar Fownes yesterday, as his title rival Paul O'Sullivan grabbed the Derby but lost ground in the quest for the trainer's championship.

Fownes took an early double on the undercard, with quirky grey Durable (Jacky Tong Chi-kit) and rejuvenated Toffee (Darren Beadman) taking out Class Fours and giving Fownes a seven-win buffer again.

19 Mar 2007 - 12:00am