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  • Sep 21, 2014
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Paul O'Sullivan

Champion lame, while Power has back problem

Mixed reaction from Hall and O'Sullivan to vets' bad news

David Hall got news he didn't want but rival trainer Paul O'Sullivan was considerably happier with his bad news in the fallout from Sunday's Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize.

Tuesday, 19 February, 2008, 12:00am

Fingers crossed as Medic Power starts comeback

Sprinter is back in work and heading for another clash with the Kingdom

The brilliant Medic Power is showing all the outward signs of recovery from the heart irregularity that killed off connections' Hong Kong Sprint dream, and a rematch with Sacred Kingdom is now in his sights.

22 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Classic Mile field a bit of a misnomer as it lacks the strength and depth of last year's race

Entries closed on Monday for the Group One Mercedes-Benz Classic Mile and first thoughts were to recall the words of Paul O'Sullivan in the wake of the victory by Never Look Back on January 1 - what else is around?

9 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Double points to signs of a happier new year for O'Sullivan

Paul O'Sullivan predicts his January momentum will continue to accelerate after he landed a Sha Tin double, making it three winners for the new year for the 11-time champion New Zealand trainer and an apparent end to a lethargic start to the season.

7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

O'Sullivan's Derby plans right on target

Paul O'Sullivan hailed his programme for a repeat win in the Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby as being 'right on schedule' after assessing the fighting win of Never Look Back at only the third time of asking.

2 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

What They Say

'We know just how good he is on his good days and he seems to be in fine form now, but he has had a long, hard season. I don't think any other horse but him would have got this far. You can never be too confident, but we are hopeful. He has a great will to win.'

Aidan O'Brien, trainer of Dylan Thomas

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Vital King is live chance for the Hong Kong Vase

Derby winner crying out for 2,400 metres now, says O'Sullivan

With Vital King, Paul O'Sullivan has one international contender safely into his target race and the former 11-time champion trainer of New Zealand must now hit the right note with Medic Power in Saturday's HK$3 million Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial.

13 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

'Flip of a coin' as Prebble sticks with Medic Power

Australian tells of heart-wrenching decision to drop Absolute Champion

Brett Prebble has gone with youth and potential, ahead of reputation and experience, in choosing Medic Power as his mount in the Group Two Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial on November 17.

2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Yiu on fire when it comes to strike rate

The incredible thing about last season's performance of Ricky Yiu Poon-fie to be the hottest strike-rate trainer in town is that he has not only managed to maintain it in the new term - he has improved on it.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Medic Power fit and raring to go

'I'm pretty sure he's ready for Sunday'

Paul O'Sullivan says fitness will not be an issue for Medic Power when the Sha Tin course record holder returns to racing in Sunday's Premier Bowl showdown with Absolute Champion.

19 Oct 2007 - 12:00am