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Le Gai Soleil Makes It Three-Straight Wins

Lightly raced filly Le Gai Soleil has continued to build on a promising start to her racing career with a convincing city victory on the Kensington track at Randwick. The John O’Shea-trained three-year-old was sent out the odds-on favourite in Wednesday’s Bowermans Office Furniture Handicap (1550m) and notched her third-straight win this campaign having broken[...]
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Sydney Trainer To Face Queensland Inquiry

Top Sydney trainer John O’Shea has been charged by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission after one of his horses tested positive to the recreational drug ice. Pretty In Pink returned a positive swab to the substance after winning the Group Two Moreton Cup at Doomben in June last year. Queensland Racing Integrity Commissioner Ross Barnett[...]
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Promising Opacity Wins Again At Randwick

The Epsom Handicap and Golden Eagle figure among the spring options for Opacity who has continued building on a promising start to his racing career with another Randwick win. The John O’Shea-trained gelding got to the right part of the track out wide in Saturday’s TAB Handicap (1600m) and burst through between runners under Hugh[...]
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Zoumist Chasing Consolation Sydney Win

Gerald Ryan originally had stakes race ambitions in Queensland for two-year-old filly Zoumist but with the carnival there truncated, he would settle for a Sydney metropolitan win. The youngster was on the small side when she first arrived at the stables yet showed ability on the track, prompting Ryan to send her back to the[...]
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Lost And Running Makes It Two From Two

Lost And Running has stamped himself as a promising young sprinter, easily handling the step up to midweek city grade at Randwick’s Kensington track to remain unbeaten from two starts. The John O’Shea-trained three-year-old gelding made an immediate impression with a 4-1/2-length win in quick time over 1000m on debut at Scone last month and[...]
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Tommy gets the gold

Sacred Falls colt Tommy Gold secured his first victory when taking out his 1100m maiden on the Kensington track at Randwick on Wednesday. Owned by Waikato Stud’s Mark and Gary Chittick, Tommy Gold was taken back early by jockey Glen Boss to sit three-wide towards the rear of the field. He then improved his charge[...]
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O’Shea Bullish About Newsreader’s Debut

Trainer John O’Shea can be a hard marker when it comes to horses, but juvenile Newsreader has won him over despite having never raced. The well-named daughter of Press Statement will make her debut in Saturday’s Cellarbrations Handicap (1000m) against a mostly experienced field, headed by city winners Wild Ruler and Sancy. Despite her newness,[...]
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Lion roars for Contributer

Multiple Group 1 winner Contributer sired his first winner when Lion’s Roar won the Good Luck Andrew Bensley 2YO Showcase Handicap (1200m) at Wagga on Thursday. Fittingly, the Champion Thoroughbreds-raced gelding was prepared by John O’Shea, who trained Contributer to win both the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) and Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m)[...]
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