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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: 15
No of runs for season: 264
Win %: 5.68
No of wins for all weather: 1
No of 2nds for all weather: 5
No of 3rds for all weather: 1
All weather: 26
Total stakes: $20,489,860
Win stakes: $9,895,200
No of 2nds: 24
No of 3rds: 22
Percentage for season: 23.11
Profit/Loss: ($1,165)
Most Effective Distances
YearHappy ValleyShatin1000m-1200m1400m-1650m1800m-2000m2000m+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
1956101001017111615969481112126243400014
Performance
DistanceWin2nd3rdLostTotal RideWin%
Happy Valley10002005728.57
120011432382.63
165015432422.38
180010181010
2200001230
ShatinAll weather12000307100
165010181010
1800020460
Turf1200010120
1800001010
2200000000
1000001560
120024124316.45
140034543555.45
1600322121915.79
180011115185.56
2000010450
2200000110
2400000000
Odds of Runners
Draw Year<44-1010-2020+
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
192111191276738670127113
Draw Statistic
Draw Year1-56-1011-14
1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal1st2nd3rdTotal
198981054111210834251
Trainer Partnerships
Trainer1st2nd3rdLostTotal
K. Teetan4621224
Z. Purton3211016
C. Wong21159
M. Chadwick2032126
C. Schofield1001112
D. Whyte1101113
J. Moreira11237
S. Clipperton1021417
A. Badel00044
A. Sanna00033
C. Y. Ho00011
G. van Niekerk01056
H. N. Wong00077
H. T. Mo02035
K. C. Leung0154955
M. F. Poon01045
M. Harley00033
M. L. Yeung00156
N. Callan0531422
O. Murphy01001
R. Bayliss00011
S. De Sousa021710
T. H. So00055
U. Rispoli00156