Kevin Robertson

Rondinella

Big guns on show at Taupo trials

The Roger James and Robert Wellwood stable will step out stable stars Rondinella and Concert Hall at the Taupo trials on Wednesday with James keen...
Sentimental Miss

Australian Group 1 target for Sentimental Miss

Last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Sentimental Miss passed the first test of an abbreviated spring campaign when she flashed home to...
Endless Drama

Endless Drama takes Foxbridge Plate

Fireworks were expected at Te Rapa on Saturday as several of last season’s equine stars kicked off their new spring campaigns in the Group 2...
Polly Grey

Te Rapa specialist back on top at favourite venue

Matamata mare Polly Grey underlined her affinity for the sand based Te Rapa track when she scored comfortably over 1600m on Saturday. The Azamour five-year-old...
Lambrusco

Lambrusco takes step up to open class in his stride

Under-rated stayer Lambrusco made it three wins in a row when he produced a powerful late sprint to register his first victory in open company...
Tumbleweed

Ritchie pulls right rein at Ruakaka

Trainer Shaune Ritchie’s decision to base a number of the members of his Cambridge stable at Ruakaka over the past few weeks paid immediate dividends...
Consensus

Consensus on target for Cox Plate mission

Class mare Consensus will have her first run of the new season in Saturday’s Group 2 US Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) as she kicks...
Blue Breeze

Blue Breeze takes first step to the big show

Promising stayer Blue Breeze took the first step on the path to a potential Melbourne Cup bid with a dominant first-up victory over 1400m at...
Heirborn

Windsor Park’s Charm Spirit to the fore at Flemington

The impressive run of form of progeny from the first-crop of star miler Charm Spirit continued on Saturday when Heirborn defied a moderate tempo and...
It's A Wonder

Dashing display secures Grand National for It’s A Wonder

Waverley visitor It’s A Wonder never gave his rivals a look in as he produced a dashing front-running performance to take out the 145th edition...
Miss Federer

Carston continues to kick goals

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is happy to have exceeded the goal he set himself for the 2018/19 racing season, whilst maintaining a consistent win count....
King Louis

Bary set for home carnival

While he may have lost the services of talented four-year-old King Louis, Hastings trainer John Bary is excited about his team’s spring prospects in the...
It’s a Wonder

Wilson team set for Riccarton jumping features

Waverley trainer Harvey Wilson could be in for a memorable week if results from the first day of the Grand National Carnival at Riccarton on...
Dez

Johnson at brilliant best in Winter Cup triumph

Central Districts raider Dez took out Saturday’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations 122nd Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton courtesy of a peach of a ride...
Irish Excuse

Veteran sprinter leaves no room for excuses at Riccarton

Evergreen sprinter Irish Excuse gave his rivals weight and a beating as he proved too tough in the closing stages of the Dyer Decorating Premier...
Malambo and Shiarna Johnson

Team Rogerson in dominant form at Te Rapa

The training triumvirate of Graeme, Debbie and Bailey Rogerson kicked the new racing season off in style at Te Rapa on Saturday when they dominated...
Matt Cameron

Daffodil Raceday celebrating Rugby, Racing and Volunteers

Hawke’s Bay Racing and the TAB is proud to announce that Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday is back at Hastings Racecourse on Saturday 31st August....
Madison County

Premiership treble for Baker Forsman partnership

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have taken out their third straight National Trainers Premiership title and their fourth in the past five years...
Sacred Capital

Sacred Capital dominates in Macau Derby

A stunning victory in Saturday’s Macau Derby (1800m) by kiwi-bred galloper Sacred Capital continued a run of success in the race for well-known Raffles Farm...
Sai Fah

Sai Fah bookends two-year-old season with stakes victory

Successful in the first two-year-old race of the season back in September, Cambridge colt Sai Fah proved his durability when he took out the season’s...
Verry Flash

Verry Flash takes out Rotorua feature

Trainer Nick Bishara capped off a wonderful 2018/19 racing season with a winning double at Rotorua on Saturday including taking out the day’s feature event,...
Art Deco

Consistency rewarded for Art Deco

Capable wet track performer Art Deco put the first win on the board of her current campaign when she out-finished her rivals to take out...
Danielle Johnson

Johnson back in winning form after lengthy injury break

Danielle Johnson made the best possible return to raceday riding after an injury enforced nine- month break away from the track when she guided talented...
Endless Drama

Satellite stable plans for Pike still up in the air

Despite constant speculation over the past few months, Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is adamant he is no closer to confirming whether he will establish a...
More Wonder

More Wonder a genuine Group 1 contender

Trainer Graeme Rogerson believes his talented galloper More Wonder is ready for a break-out season in 2019/20. The Mossman gelding won twice during his three-year-old...