News About: Gary Hennessy

Ocean Park Primed for Global Success

Ocean Park Primed for Global Success

28 Mar, 2013

He dominated the Melbourne Spring Carnival and New Zealand superstar Ocean Park will get the chance to show the rest of the world how good he is this weekend in the $US5 million Dubai Duty Free (1800m) at Meydan.

Ocean Park is poised for success in the Dubai Duty Free this weekend. Photo by: Race …

Ocean Park Still Charging Towards Dubai

Ocean Park Still Charging Towards Dubai

26 Feb, 2013

Ocean Park trainer Gary Hennessy remains confident the Cox Plate winner can taste success on the global stage in Dubai next month despite a first-up failure in the Group 1 Hanui Farm Classic (1600m) at Otaki on Saturday.

Ocean Park (outside) remains on track for his trip to Dubai. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Boss misses out on Ocean Park ride

Boss misses out on Ocean Park ride

19 Dec, 2012

Big race jockey Glen Boss has missed out on the chance to accompany Cox Plate winner Ocean Park on a Northern Hemisphere campaign with English ride Johnny Murtagh being confirmed to take over the reins.

Boss has been overlooked by trainer Gary Hennessy and Murtagh will get his first feel of the multiple Group 1 …

Ocean Park’s spring record perfect with Cox Plate win

Ocean Park’s spring record perfect with Cox Plate win

27 Oct, 2012

Kiwi trainer Gary Hennessy will look to add another Group 1 victory to Ocean Park’s resume at Flemington next Saturday after the four year old kept his perfect Spring record intact with a win in the Group 1 $3m Sportingbet Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley today.

Ocean Park's perfect Spring record was kept intact …

Boss rewarded with Cox Plate win on Ocean Park

Boss rewarded with Cox Plate win on Ocean Park

27 Oct, 2012

New Zealand four year old Ocean Park rewarded jockey Glen Boss’ faith with a memorable win in the Group 1 $3m Sportingbet Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley today.

Ocean Park (outside) wins the Group 1 Cox Plate, All Too Hard (inside) runs second. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Boss has been singing the …

Ocean Park impressive Underwood Stakes winner

Ocean Park impressive Underwood Stakes winner

22 Sep, 2012

Group 1 winning Kiwi four year old Ocean Park is on track for the Cox Plate after lowering the colours of the more fancied runners in the Group 1 $400,000 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield today.

Ocean Park (outside) ran down leader Voila Ici to take out the Group 1 Underwood Stakes. …

Boss back on Ocean Park in Melbourne

Boss back on Ocean Park in Melbourne

3 Sep, 2012

Top Melbourne jockey Glen Boss will be back aboard Ocean Park when the Gary Hennessy trained Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper returns to Australia for the Spring.

Boss teamed up with Ocean Park in the Autumn when narrowly beaten by Laser Hawk in the Group 1 $500,000 Flinders Lane Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill on …

Ocean Park out of Australian Derby

Ocean Park out of Australian Derby

14 Apr, 2012

New Zealand three year old Ocean Park won’t run in today’s Group 1 $1.5m David Jones Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick after trainer Gary Hennessy detected swelling in one of his joints.

Ocean Park was vying for favouritism with Kiwi filly Silent Achiever and the Gai Waterhouse trained Laser Hawk, but will fly back home …

New Zealand 3yo Rock ‘N’ Pop is ready for Guineas

New Zealand 3yo Rock ‘N’ Pop is ready for Guineas

28 Mar, 2012

New Zealand three year old Rock ’N’ Pop will take his place in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday after a strong gallop at Matamatta on Tuesday.

Trainer Jason Bridgman will load Rock ‘N’ Pop on a plane to Sydney on Wednesday after pleasing him in his final gallop before the Group 1 $500,000 Flinders Lane …

Ocean Park brings the sunshine to Sydney

Ocean Park brings the sunshine to Sydney

15 Mar, 2012

Matamata trainer Gary Hennessy was very pleased to see the sun shining when he arrived in Sydney with Australian Derby hopeful Ocean Park.

Hennessy took a huge gamble when he scratched Ocean Park from the Group 1 NZ$750,000 Telecom New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on March 3 because of the rain affected track and …