Tag: 'Dragon Leap'

Dragon Leap

O’Sullivan-Scott poised for Spring success

Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are continuing to be patient with their high-class galloper Dragon Leap as he attempts to come back from an injury-plagued...
Dragon Leap

Punters take leap of faith

Comeback galloper Dragon Leap returns to the races for only the second time since February 2020 when he contests Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m)...
Treasure State

Youngster digging for Te Rapa treasure

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are in no hurry with promising Trust In A Gust two-year-old Treasure State but that’s not to say...
Princess Rihanna

Princess Rihanna back to her best at Ellerslie

Consistent performer Princess Rihanna got a just reward on Saturday when she stormed to victory in an open 1100m contest at Ellerslie. The rising seven-year-old...
Dragon Leap

Raceday return imminent for Dragon Leap

It has been eight months since Dragon Leap has been sighted on raceday, but that is about to change. Trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott...
Force Of Will

Wet track a concern for Force Of Will

Wet track conditions hold the biggest concern for trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott ahead of Force Of Will’s tilt at the Listed Gold Coast...
Dragon Leap

O’Sullivan and Scott pair on target for Queensland carnival

Stablemates Dragon Leap and Spring Heat furthered their preparations for a tilt at the Brisbane Winter Carnival with a day out at Te Rapa on...
Rocket Spade

Hermitage gunning for Derby redemption with Rocket Spade

For the second year running, Hermitage Thoroughbreds has a three-year-old with a huge chance to win the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m). Rocket...

Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 11th February

This day 11th February in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...
Rocket Spade

Rocket Spade delivers Guineas repeat

Owners Hermitage Thoroughbreds and trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have gone back-to-back, scoring their second consecutive victory in the Group 2 SkyCity Auckland Guineas...
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...
Dragon Leap

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...
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,...
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

No disappointment among beaten Derby favourites

Despite being upstaged by a superb staying performance by Sherwood Forest in Saturday’s Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m), the connections of beaten favourites...
Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest outstays them in Derby upset

Cambridge gelding Sherwood Forest tore up the script of a two-horse race and powered to an upset victory in Saturday’s Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand...
Dragon Leap

Dragon to leap Lance into Derby history

The impressive Dragon Leap gives New Zealand Racing Hall of Famer Lance O’Sullivan a great opportunity to add another notable achievement to his CV at...
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...
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...