Tag: 'Andrew Scott'

Taiki Yanagida

Apprentice working hard for raceday return

Popular Japanese-born apprentice Taiki Yanagida has been working hard on his fitness as the countdown continues to the resumption of thoroughbred racing in New Zealand....
Lewis German

Young apprentice making waves in tough environment

One of the hottest prospects amongst the ultra-competitive Victorian riding ranks continued to put his name in the headlines when he guided the Mick Price...
Dragon Leap

O’Sullivan looking forward to Dragon taking Leap

The Matamata stable of Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott is preparing to welcome 25 to 30 horses back into the stable over the coming week,...
Dragon Leap

Waddell confirmed for Dragon Leap in Derby

In-form jockey Jason Waddell has been confirmed as the rider for Dragon Leap in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on...
Dragon Leap

Dragon leaps into NZ and Australian Derbys

Dragon Leap has reignited his New Zealand Derby campaign and put himself in contention for the Australian equivalent with victory at Ellerslie.
Dragon Leap

Dragon leaps back to health

Smart three-year-old Dragon Leap will contest Saturday’s Group 2 Jamieson Park Avondale Guineas (2100m) at Ellerslie after overcoming a minor hiccup which prevented him from...
Dragon Leap

Elevated temperature grounds Dragon Leap

An elevated temperature has forced the scratching of current Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) favourite Dragon Leap from today’s Group 2 Legacy Lodge...
Dragon Leap

Dragon ready to fire for Guineas

Winning Saturday’s Group 2 Legacy Lodge Waikato Guineas isn’t a critical element of Dragon Leap’s campaign, according to Matamata trainer Lance O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan, who trains...
Dragon Leap

Wexford 3YO leaps into Derby contention

Talented three-year-old Dragon Leap stamped his Derby credentials with his winning effort in the Group 2 Jamieson Park Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie on Wednesday....
Dragon Leap

Dragon Leap continues down Derby trail

Lance O’Sullivan has gone close to winning the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) in his time training, five-times producing three-year-olds to finish in...
Spring Heat

Spring Heat arrives at Ellerslie

Spring Heat arrived at Ellerslie on Tuesday, in more ways than one. The sun was out and the temperature began to soar as the Lance...
Dragon Leap

Derby prospect scores on debut at Te Rapa

Expensive yearling purchase Dragon Leap underscored his potential staying talent when he stormed home on debut to score over 1400m at Te Rapa. Raced by...
Sir Charles Road

Last roll of the dice for Sir Charles Road

Sir Charles Road is in danger of missing out on a start in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) next month, a race he finished...
Sir Charles Road

St Leger to dictate Sir Charles Road’s spring

Saturday’s A$500,000 St Leger Stakes (2600m) at Randwick could have a major bearing on the 2019 spring campaign for well-performed New Zealand stayer Sir Charles...
Charles Road

Charles Road set to relish step up in distance

A return to middle distance racing has Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott confident that Charles Road can produce an improved performance two weeks...
(Sir) Charles Road

Charles sets off on road to the Cup

Lance O’Sullivan, who trains in partnership with Andrew Scott, has little expectation of his talented stayer Charles Road as he lights a fuse on another...

Sir Charles Road preparing for Melb Cup

New Zealand stayer Sir Charles Road has arrived in Sydney to be prepared for a campaign aimed at the Melbourne Cup.
Sleeping Beauty

Broodmare’s unretirement works wonders for Pencarrow

Pencarrow Stud’s decision to bring a broodmare out of retirement has been spectacularly rewarded by the dual black-type winner Sleeping Beauty. The Rip Van Winkle...
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty takes out Tauranga Classic

Class performer Sleeping Beauty underlined her credentials on the deep winter tracks when she out- toughed her female rivals to take out the Listed Ultimate...
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty claims deserved stakes victory

Consistent mare Sleeping Beauty finally got the major race win she deserved when she took out the Group 3 ISCL Rotorua Stakes (1400m) on Saturday....
Charles Road Sydney Cup

Sydney Cup on agenda for well performed stayer Charles Road

A lucrative domestic campaign has the Matamata four-year-old on the verge of a trip across the Tasman in a quest for Group One honours. “If...
Perroquet

Filly making up for lost time

Perroquet had an inglorious start to her career, but she’s quickly made up for a debut to forget. The well-bred daughter of Ocean Park and...

Leading contender primed for Group 1 Auckland Cup

While a number of candidates for the Gr.1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) had their final hit-out at Ellerslie on Saturday, one of the...
Charles Road

Charles Road repays Jake Bayliss’ effort to waste for Auckland Cup

A lean and hungry Jake Bayliss was rewarded at Ellerslie for his belief. The Australian jockey’s New Zealand stint gained further momentum on Saturday with...
Nirvana In Fire

Nirvana In Fire’s connections just praying for right Karaka Million draw

Andrew Scott and Lance O’Sullivan have all but done their job with Nirvana In Fire and now they’re praying for a bit of outside help....