Kevin Robertson

Opacity

Future looks bright for impressive Randwick winner

Waikato Stud-based stallion Ocean Park was in the headlines again on the weekend after his three- year-old son Opacity took his career record to four...
Not An Option

Queensland feature next for Not An Option

After watching runners struggle through the testing track conditions in the first race at Randwick on Saturday Kiwi trainer Tony Pike was relieved the decision...
Biscara

Collett welcomes winning Randwick double

Ex-pat Kiwi jockey Jason Collett broke a frustrating run of outs when he kicked home a winning double at Randwick on Saturday. Collett scored on...
mare

Imported mare confirmed positive for Theileria equi

Further testing of a breeding mare previously imported from the United Kingdom to New Zealand has confirmed the horse is carrying the exotic organism Theileria...
Opie Bosson

Bosson to stay with Te Akau Racing

Te Akau Racing have confirmed that leading jockey Opie Bosson will remain as their number one retained rider for the upcoming 2020/21 racing season. Te...
Rondinella

Rondinella transferred to leading Sydney trainer

Uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic has forced a change in plan for high class racemare Rondinella who will commence her next campaign from the...
Stephen McKee

McKee ready to enter rebuilding phase

While enjoying a return to stable life, trainer Stephen McKee is taking a patient approach as he enters a rebuilding stage with a mainly young...
Brando

Business as usual as Richards gets ready for new season

Trainer Jamie Richards is enjoying being back in a familiar routine as the Te Akau Racing operation gears up for a return to the racetrack...
Graham Richardson

New era for Matamata stable

Trainer Graham Richardson admits he was suffering from mixed emotions on Friday as his former stable star Volpe Veloce took the next step on her...
Animator

Hawtin optimistic about future prospects

Former Kiwi trainer Brendon Hawtin is looking forward to taking the next step in his training career after making a successful move to Australia just...
Play That Song

Tiley to take patient approach to racing resumption

Pukekohe-based trainer Nigel Tiley is happy to take a wait and see approach as the build-up commences for the resumption of racing in New Zealand...
Le Castile

Clark has big plans for latest racetrack purchase

Bloodstock agent Adrian Clark has high hopes for his latest thoroughbred acquisition when she makes her racetrack return next season. Clark has purchased well performed...
Bagalollies

Wong gets instant return on well-placed investment

Race favourite Toffee Tongue had plenty of international supporters during the running of Saturday’s Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m), none more so than thoroughbred enthusiast...
Chris Gibbs

Gibbs prepared to make the best of challenging situation

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs is philosophical about the impact a revised dates calendar will have on his business once thoroughbred racing makes its return to...
Peso

Jumping maestro looking forward to return

Leading jumping trainer Paul Nelson is gearing up for a return to racing but is still seeking some clarity around draft scheduling of races and...
Lynsey Satherley

Satherley ready for return to familiar routine

As thoroughbred racing in New Zealand gets ready to return from its Covid-19 enforced hiatus those unheralded members of the industry who put in countless...
Donovan Mansour

Mansour in good spirits despite delay to recovery process

South African-born jockey Donovan Mansour is determined to remain positive about his long journey to recovery from a horrific raceday accident despite the current Covid-19...
Tofane

Waikato Stud celebrate further success for stallion Ocean Park

There was plenty of cause for celebration amongst the Waikato region’s thoroughbred breeding fraternity on Saturday afternoon following the running of the Group 1 All...
Jennifer Eccles

Waddell making the most of lockdown limitations

Leading New Zealand rider Jason Waddell is counting his blessings as he adjusts to a radically altered daily routine that has come about due to...
Danzdanzdance

Bax excited for Danzdanzdance’s spring prospects

Part-owner Kylie Bax admitted she was left a little teary-eyed after shouting the house down for her gallant grey mare Danzdanzdance who produced a gritty...
Brandenburg

Sargent mulling his options with Brandenburg

A possible tilt at the Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) in a fortnight or a stint in the spelling paddock are two of the...
Zebrowski

Zebrowski brightens Windsor Park bubble

A stirring performance from promising three-year-old Zebrowski in Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m), at just his sixth career start, has lifted the spirits of...
Donna Logan

Lockdown logistics top priority for kiwi trainer in Singapore

Ex-pat Kiwi trainer Donna Logan will spend the next few days putting the logistics in place for her Kranji-based stable to cope with the new...
Master Montaro

Master Montaro impresses on debut

New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale graduate Master Montaro could not have made a more impressive debut when successful at Pakenham on Friday night...
Don Goodwin

Elleegant victory in unusual circumstances for Goodwin

Thoroughbred breeder Don Goodwin admits he is doing it tough at the moment but not in a way that most would think. Goodwin and his...