Paul O'Sullivan

DREAM RUN TO DERBY GLORY - in Prebble's own words

'Yesterday's Hong Kong Derby on Vital King rates right up there alongside last year's Yasuda Kinen with Bullish Luck in Tokyo as one of my biggest thrills in racing.

Monday, 19 March, 2007, 12:00am

Whyte's taking nothing for granted in title chase

'I'm certainly not going to have it all my own way,' says champion

Hong Kong's perennial champion jockey Douglas Whyte believes this could be the first season in six years where he has a real fight on his hands to retain the title.

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Medic Power brightens up O'Sullivan's day

While the jockeys' championship race has turned into an unexpectedly keen contest, the trainers' title this term always promised to be something of an arm wrestle and that appears to be what Paul O'Sullivan and Caspar Fownes have settled down into.

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan profits from Doleuze's wise advice

Trainer Paul O'Sullivan cut back one more from Caspar Fownes' lead in the trainers' championship with another double yesterday as Brett Prebble was the man to profit from the advice of rival jockey Olivier Doleuze.

11 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Another week and another double for O'Sullivan

Imperial Applause continued to 'flabbergast' New Zealander Paul O'Sullivan when he made it two from two yesterday as the trainer continued to make inroads into Caspar Fownes' trainers' championship lead.

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Vital King stakes his Derby claims

'He's the best horse I've brought up here from New Zealand'

Paul O'Sullivan again gnawed away at Caspar Fownes' championship lead, produced a genuine Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby contender and finished with a treble for the day's racing at Sha Tin but there was still the one that got away.

15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan gets it right this time around

Sometimes the defeats of racehorses are complex and mind-boggling. Then there are times when it's just plain simple.

'Trainer error,' admitted Paul O'Sullivan after Medic Power put the lie to his poor debut run with an impressive win yesterday in the Lily Handicap (1,200m).

8 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Friendly Gains turns on style

Any chance of getting a good price about three-year-old Private Purchase, Friendly Gains disappeared without trace at Sha Tin on Tuesday when the youngster skated up by eight lengths in the fastest 1,000 metres heat of the morning.

7 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan continues his rich vein of form

If Paul O'Sullivan is harbouring any aspirations of winning this season's trainers' championship, he isn't saying a lot, but the New Zealander will admit to being fascinated with the process.

2 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Christmas treble for O'Sullivan

'Last week I came here thinking I could win a few races and didn't win anyway'

Paul O'Sullivan wasn't letting it go to his head just yet but the New Zealander kept the ball rolling in great style at Sha Tin yesterday, grabbing a Christmas treble to slip quietly into second place on the trainers' table.

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Best Gift to make comeback in trial

O'Sullivan keeps fingers crossed after months of tender loving care

Hong Kong's glamour stayer Best Gift has completed seven months of rehabilitation from a career-threatening injury and will have his troublesome front leg further tested in a barrier trial at Sha Tin next week.

22 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan banks on Fruity Fruity for even more success

Paul O'Sullivan has been one of the big movers on the premiership ladder this season and his terrific statistics are set to be further bolstered when the honest Fruity Fruity lines up in today's Cumberland Handicap (1,600m) at Sha Tin.

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan and Coetzee enjoy their own power-pack show

Felix Coetzee and Paul O'Sullivan may have missed out when the big prizes were handed down yesterday at Sha Tin, but they set about carving the minor end of the card up between them.

11 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Surprise Gift puzzles O'Sullivan

John Moore, the season's leading big-race trainer, yesterday saw the flip side of having the cream of the horses in his stable when top stayer Best Gift left the yard.

The plans for the outstanding galloper, which were to include a tilt at the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups this year, are now up in the air with his transfer to Paul O'Sullivan's stable.

30 May 2006 - 12:00am

'The Entertainer' takes centre stage with thrilling treble

Doleuze's success on 'big baby' Jade Dragonfly a family affair for delighted trainer O'Sullivan

'The Entertainer' was back to his thrilling best yesterday, with Frenchman Olivier Doleuze taking centre stage at Sha Tin with a treble - and helping trainer Paul O'Sullivan with a family affair in the process.

20 Mar 2006 - 12:00am