Tag: 'Andrew Calder'

Opie Bosson

Bosson stranded by Auckland barrier

This week’s Waikato race meetings look likely to go ahead without leading jockey Opie Bosson after changes to the Auckland-Waikato border area have locked him...
Cherry Lane

Bishara doubles up at Te Rapa

Trainer Nick Bishara took two horses to Te Rapa on Saturday and returned home a happy man after securing a winning double. Bishara started his...
Cherry Lane

Te Rapa test for in-form mare

Nick Bishara didn’t want to race his in-form mare Cherry Lane this weekend, but she’s doing so well that he feels he has to. The...
Atullibigeal

Atullibigeal thrusts understated Henderson into spotlight

For someone who steadfastly maintains he likes to keep a low profile with his training activity, you can imagine that Carl Henderson has a good...
Atullibigeal

Atullibigeal gains measure of revenge in Futurity Stakes

Strapping two-year-old Atullibigeal gained revenge on his last start conqueror when he strode clear in the closing stages to take out the Listed Mainland Auckland...
No Filter

First stakes test for No Filter

Exciting three-year-old No Filter will have his first crack at stakes level when he contests the Group 3 Inglis Sales Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) at...
Atullibigeal

Henderson has high hopes for Atullibigeal

Although he playfully describes the talented two-year-old with the hard to pronounce name as “a bit of a clown”, trainer Carl Henderson knows he has...
Andrew Calder

Calder in search of more Tauranga success

South Auckland jockey Andrew Calder landed a winning double at Tauranga last Saturday and will be hoping for more of the same when he returns...
No Filter

Stakes assignment on the horizon for No Filter

A decisive victory at Tauranga could have promising three-year-old No Filter on a path towards a start in the Group 3 Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m)...
Captain Tom

Captain Tom provides Collett with milestone

Pukekohe trainer Richard Collett marked a century of wins on his home track when promising three-year-old Captain Tom saluted in the Mount Shop 1200 maiden...
Tokorangi

Tokorangi gets deserved stakes victory in Waikato Guineas

Consistent performer Tokorangi finally got the luck she needed when she stormed to victory in the Group 2 Legacy Lodge Waikato Guineas (2000m) at Te...
Super Strike

Famous colours to the fore in Anniversary

Six decades on from the heyday of the legendary sprinter Yahabeebe, the same colours have played a starring role at Trentham. Super Strike stepped up...
Super Strike

In-form galloper set to strike at Ellerslie

Pukekohe trainer Richard Collett had initially planned to head straight to the Group 2 Rich Hill Mile (1600m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day with...
Super Strike

Super double for Collett

Trainer Richard Collett sent out a pair of winners at Ellerslie’s twilight meeting on Thursday with Super Pursuit successful in the Stella Artois 1500 Championship...
Justamaiz

Hometown trainer seeks second Waikato Cup

Cambridge and Matamata may be the epicentre of thoroughbred training in Waikato, but David Greene hasn’t regretted his decision to base himself at Te Rapa...
Super Strike

Super Saturday for Collett

Richard Collett has a big rap on four-year-olds Super Strike and Super Pursuit and he believes they have a bright future after recording a winning...
Super Strike

Collett has high hopes for impressive Ellerslie winner

Progressive galloper Super Strike reminded racing pundits of his undoubted ability when he produced a powerful finish to score first up over 1200m at Ellerslie...
Coruba Jak

Another string to Sims’ bow

Former jockey Amber Sims kicked off her training career in the best possible fashion at Avondale on Wednesday, winning the Avondale Sunday Markets (1600m) with...
Bounty

Breakthrough win for Harvey at Taupo

Cambridge trainer Glen Harvey sent out his first raceday winner on Wednesday when Bounty proved too strong in the Te Akau 2019/2020 No 1 Stable...
Ihu

Winning double for Bishara

South Auckland horseman Nicholas Bishara is tickled pink with the way his boutique stable has started the new season. He recorded a winning double at...
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,...
Its Destinys Child

Its Destinys Child bounces back in Ellerslie Group 3

Underrated sprinter Its Destinys Child bounced back from an unplaced run in Group 1 company at her last start to take out the Group 3...
Hello It’s Me

Hello It’s Me makes successful return on home turf

Progressive mare Hello It’s Me made her return to the racetrack a winning one when she took out the feature event at Ruakaka on Saturday,...

Calder making himself at home

Eight months since moving back to New Zealand from Macau jockey Andrew Calder has quickly re-established himself as a strong addition to the Kiwi riding...

Calder back and raring to go

Senior rider Andrew Calder is fit and raring to go as he eases back into life in the New Zealand racing environment after completing a...