'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
'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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
'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