Tag: 'Dragon Leap'

Dragon Leap

Dragon Leap bounces through fresh-up assignment

Lance O’Sullivan, who trains in partnership with Andrew Scott, was pleased with the fresh-up run of quality four-year-old Dragon Leap, who finished 8th in the...
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Dragon ready to leap the Tasman

Talented four-year-old Dragon Leap will travel to Sydney on Monday as he looks to target spring riches. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained galloper won...
The Bostonian

Kiwis given clearance to fly

There was an echoed sigh of relief in Waikato Monday with a handful of trainers receiving travel exemptions for their staff to fly to Australia....
Charles Road

Wexford team building with Sydney ambitions

Quality gallopers Charles Road and Dragon Leap are making good progress ahead of their spring campaigns. Lucrative Sydney targets are high on the agenda for...
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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,...
Paul O’Sullivan

Hong Kong racing keeps calm and carries on

Ex-pat New Zealand trainer Paul O’Sullivan said there is no place he feels safer than Hong Kong right now and he has been impressed with...
Two Illicit

Colgan full of praise for leading Derby hopes

Vinnie Colgan is happy not to have to make the call between the rides on Two Illicit and Dragon Leap going into the Group 1...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
Travelling Light

Foote keen on Waikato Guineas for star filly

Ben Foote is keen to stick to the plan with his top filly Travelling Light and resist the temptation of another Group 1 mission this...
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....
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McDonald keen on Winter Bride’s chances

Fresh from a treble on Boxing Day, champion Sydney-based jockey James McDonald is eager to return to Ellerslie on New Year’s Day with further black...
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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...
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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...