Tag: 'Aaron Kuru'

The Cossack

Australian focus for Nelson this weekend

Champion jumps trainer Paul Nelson will be in Australia rather than Christchurch this weekend as he watches his star hurdler The Cossack take on Australia’s...
The Cossack

The Cossack marches home at Te Rapa

A fleeting visit back home from Melbourne paid dividends for top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru as he guided last year’s Great Northern Hurdle (4190m) winner...
It’s A Wonder

Big weekend ahead for Phelan

Shaun Phelan has a big day ahead of him this Saturday. The jumps jockey turned trainer has two runners in his training capacity, with one...
Magic Wonder

Spectacular scenes during famous Ellerslie steeplechase

There were thrills a plenty during the running of Saturday’s ARC Great Northern Steeplechase (6400m) at Ellerslie but after the dust settled it was Wanganui...
Aaron Kuru

Kuru to link with The Cossack

Top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru will be back in the saddle this weekend when he joins forces with the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal-trained The...
Perry Mason

No mystery for Perry in Hawke’s Bay Steeplechase

Local runner Perry Mason dished out a dashing display of steeplechasing as he led all the way to take out his second AHD Hawke’s Bay...

Jumping career beckons Kirkland

Kirkland won’t lack for fitness heading into Friday’s Lowe Schollum Jones Handicap (2060m) at Wanganui. Trainer Alexander Fieldes has Kirkland earmarked for a jumping career...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Reunited and it feels so good

One of the most formidable partnerships in Australasian jumps racing continued their undefeated record at Wanganui on Friday when winning the Brian FM Open Hurdle...
Aaron Kuru

Kuru jumping to get back racing

New Zealand’s green pastures have it rated as one of the world’s leading thoroughbred nurseries, though in the last few weeks it has been a...
Aaron Kuru

Century of wins for Kuru

While leading jumps jockey Aaron Kuru didn’t take out either of the feature jumps races at Ellerslie on Saturday he secured another milestone, recording his...
Aaron Kuru

Career highlight for Kuru

Last season’s premiership winning jumps jockey Aaron Kuru secured the biggest scalp of his riding career when taking out the Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe jumps to National glory

Tallyho Twinkletoe has repeated his win in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown with an easy victory in the Steeplechase equivalent at Ballarat.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Kiwis fly in Grand National

New Zealand jumps jockey Aaron Kuru took home one of the biggest scalps in his riding career on Sunday after taking out the Grand National...

Tallyho Twinkletoe claims National glory

Aptly named New Zealand gelding Tallyho Twinkletoe has jumped his way to victory in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown.

Grand expectations for Gobstopper

Emily Farr could be in for one of her biggest days in racing on Sunday when she partners in-form jumper Gobstopper in the Grand National...
No Tip

Nelson and McDougal partnership bag another jumping feature

Fresh from securing a feature jumping double on their home track at Hastings last month, the training partnership of Paul Nelson and Corinna McDougal were...
Perry Mason

Perry Mason all class in Hawke’s Bay Steeplechase

A thrilling front-running exhibition has seen local galloper Perry Mason cap a brilliant day for local trainers Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal when taking out...
No Change

Local victory in Hastings hurdle feature

A patient ride from Aaron Kuru paved the way for local runner No Change to take out the feature hurdle race at Hastings on Saturday,...
Aaron Kuru Des De Jeu

Twelve months on and Kuru still can’t believe it

Saturday’s Awapuni racemeeting marks 12 months since jumps jockey Aaron Kuru and steeplechaser Des De Jeu became the talk of the racing world and the...