Kevin Robertson

Concert Hall

James pleased with class trio

The two open class trials to be held before the Taupo racemeeting on Wednesday will see a host of New Zealand’s top galloping talent step...
Wertheimer

New venture off to a bright start for Heptinstall

Ex-pat Kiwi breeder, owner and racing enthusiast Tommy Heptinstall is reaping the rewards of his decision to move a number of his current racing team...
Shanghai Express

Schofer still coming to terms with amazing feat

Talented young rider Hazel Schofer was enjoying a relaxing day on Sunday as she tried to put into perspective what had transpired at Hawera twenty-four...
Aricina

Sharrock and Schofer dominate at Hawera

Trainer Allan Sharrock and his apprentice Hazel Schofer claimed all the plaudits at Hawera on Saturday with the pair dominating proceedings on the day. Sharrock...
It’s A Wonder

Thrilling finish to Waikato Steeplechase

In a thrilling finish to the day’s second feature jumping event, Waverley visitor It’s A Wonder fought back in the final few strides to down...
Tommyra

Tommyra pulls off long range target

A plan set by trainer Toby Autridge back in November came to fruition at Te Rapa when Tommyra bolted home in the Fairview Motors Waikato...
Ablaze

New Zealand jumpers dominate Sandown meeting

Kiwi jumpers were again to the fore at Sandown on Grand National Hurdle day, taking out the two jumping features. Former South Island galloper Ablaze...
Tigre Royale

Tigre Royale makes it four in a row

Progressive galloper Tigre Royale continued on his winning way when he dominated his rivals over 2400m at Sandown on Sunday. The Archie Alexander-trained five-year-old was...
Kiss The Bride

New season off to a flying start for Baker

Ex-pat Kiwi trainer Bjorn Baker enjoyed a breakout season at the metropolitan level in Sydney over the past twelve months and continued that momentum on...
Judy’s Song

Pleasant surprise for Greene at Te Aroha

Trainer David Greene received a pleasant surprise at Te Aroha on Sunday when debutant Judy’s Song raced away in the closing stages of a maiden...
Rip Van Winkle

Windsor Park Stud mourn loss of proven sire

It is with a heavy heart that Windsor Park Stud announce the loss of their very successful sire Rip Van Winkle following a short illness....
Tammie Wynette

Tammie Wynette fulfils perfect script for Coxon

Kim Coxon couldn’t have scripted a better end to her current time as a licensed trainer when Tammie Wynette provided her with the perfect farewell...
London Express

London Express back to winning form at Matamata

Talented winter galloper London Express bounced back from an unlucky run first-up at Te Rapa last month with a determined effort to score over 1200m...
Show Bazz

Hughes eyeing bigger prize with impressive debutant

Impressive triallist Show Bazz made an eye-catching debut when he trounced his maiden rivals over 1200m at Ashburton on Saturday. The Showcasing three-year-old had won...
Travelling Light

Travelling Light on target for Te Rapa feature

Outstanding three-year-old Travelling Light will head to Ruakaka next week as she continues her preparation for a raceday return in early September. Trainer Ben Foote...
Letz’av Bubbles

Emotional victory for winning syndicate at Avondale

A relationship forged over many years in the racing game together bore further fruit on Saturday when the Stephen Marsh-trained Letz’av Bubbles broke her maiden...
Robbie Hannam

Hannam breaks femur in trackwork accident

Popular central districts jockey Robert Hannam faces another extended stint on the sidelines following an injury in trackwork this week. Less than three years after...
Ataahua Dreamtime

Promising filly headlines winning double for Ridley

Trainer Neill Ridley produced a winning double on his home patch on Saturday with promising filly Ataahua Dreamtime the headline act for the Riccarton Park...
Major Tom

Major Tom on target for Winter Cup

Versatile galloper Major Tom cemented his bid for the Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton next month when he charged home out wide to...
Joe Kamaruddin

Kamaruddin lands first winner

Seven-year-old gelding Al Haram provided Te Akau apprentice Joe Kamaruddin with the first win of his career on Saturday at Avondale. However, the Malaysian-born apprentice...
Now Is Now

Tiley continues red-hot run with Avondale four-timer

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley continued his fine run of form when he saddled four winners at Avondale on Saturday. Tiley and his apprentice Callum Jones,...
Matchmaker

Matchmaker makes impressive debut

Promising two-year-old Matchmaker got her racing career off to the best possible start when she raced away to an impressive victory at Riccarton on Saturday....
Hatrick Boys

Four for Rae at Timaru

Riccarton trainer Terri Rae made her way to Timaru on Sunday with high hopes of a good showing from her eight-strong team but even she...
Penelope Cruise

Bookmakers concede NZ Jockeys’ premiership to Allpress

TAB bookmakers have put up the white flag and are paying out on Lisa Allpress winning the National Jockeys’ premiership. A double aboard Happy Star...
My Gift

The gift that keeps giving for Mason

Well-travelled galloper My Gift bounced back to winning form on his favourite track when he dominated his rivals over the closing stages of Saturday’s feature...