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P. O'Sullivan

Birthday: Dec 06, 1959

Nationality: New Zealand

Background:
Paul O'Sullivan arrived in Hong Kong in 2004 and has enjoyed major successes with Vital King, Fellowship and champion sprinter Aerovelocity, which during the 2014/15 season became the first Hong Kong horse to win three G1s in three different international jurisdictions. O'Sullivan was Champion Trainer in New Zealand on 11 occasions, acting in partnership with his father Dave for 17 years. His brother, Lance, New Zealand's all-time winning-most jockey, is also a trainer. O'Sullivan won the G1 Japan Cup in 1989 with Horlicks, ridden by his brother, and added scores of other majors on both sides of the Tasman Sea, including the G1 Cox Plate with Surfers Paradise in 1991.

Achievements:
11-time New Zealand Champion Trainer.

Notable Race Wins Include
Hong Kong Sprint (2014 & 2016 Aerovelocity), Hong Kong Derby (2007 Vital King), Stewards' Cup (2010 Fellowship), Centenary Sprint Cup (2016 Aerovelocity), Takamatsunomiya Kinen (2015 Aerovelocity), KrisFlyer International Sprint (2015 Aerovelocity), Japan Cup (1989 Horlicks), Cox Plate (1991 Surfers Paradise), New Zealand Derby (1990 Surfers Paradise, 1993 Popsy), New Zealand Oaks (1994 Snap).

Hong Kong Career Wins
(at start of 2018/19 season): 411 (win strike rate: 8.51%).

General Performances
No of wins for season: 31
No of runs for season: 376
Win %: 8.24
No of wins for all weather: 4
No of 2nds for all weather: 3
No of 3rds for all weather: 3
All weather: 48
Total stakes: $33,010,792
Win stakes: $19,710,030
No of 2nds: 27
No of 3rds: 30
Percentage for season: 23.4
Profit/Loss: ($1,145)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
208716135232014241131111130141213192444480026
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley100002010120
1200444284010
165021751613.28
1800203111612.5
2200002460
ShatinAll weather120002118210
1650312152114.29
18001004520
Turf10003021650
1200634385111.76
140058460776.49
1600420273312.12
180004115200
20001006714.29
2200000000
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
20963251412119147891428169
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
201911151621012913224682
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
K. Teetan9623148
N. Callan9242944
Z. Purton7531328
M. Chadwick2354050
H. N. Wong100910
J. Moreira11136
K. C. Leung1153744
M. F. Poon10045
A. Badel01157
A. Domeyer00011
A. Hamelin01045
A. Sanna00033
B. Shinn0222832
C. Schofield02079
C. Wong00044
G. van Niekerk00101
H. Bowman00011
K. H. Chan00145
L. Dettori00022
L. Hewitson0101011
M. L. Yeung00189
R. Bayliss00022
S. De Sousa00066
T. H. So0132630
T. Piccone00022
U. Rispoli00033
V. Borges01168