Tag: 'Auckland Cup'

Sinarahma

Auckland Cup likely for Sinarahma

Allan Sharrock will be hoping it’s a case of like mother, like daughter, if Sinarahma lines-up in the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup...
Sound

Sound reinforces Auckland Cup credentials

The Ballymore stables of Mike Moroney and Pam Gerard have plenty to look forward to over the Auckland Cup Carnival, following the performances of proven...
Robusto

Robusto storms to victory in Avondale Cup

Rugged stayer Robusto upset the applecart when she produced a well-timed finish to deny Aussie raider Sound a victory in Saturday’s Group 2 Wallen Concreting...
Platinum Invador

Platinum Invador ticks plenty of boxes

Central Districts stayer Platinum Invador has a number of factors in his favour when he contests the Group 2 Wallen Concreting Avondale Cup (2400m) at...
Milford

Milford’s Derby credentials face Guineas test

The closer the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) gets, the more excited Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is about the chances of Milford. The...
Shockallia

Ritchie taking conservative approach with Classic hopefuls

Progressive three-year-old Shockallia will not contest the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) but could be seen in Classic races later in the season...
Sound

New Zealand campaign for Sound

Multiple Group Two winner Sound traveled to New Zealand on Wednesday night as he bids to add some Cup wins to his record for trainers...
City Slicker

Auckland is calling for City Slicker

A tilt at the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie next month is on the line for City Slicker at Wingatui...
Dr Velocious

Tyler duo refreshed ahead of Trentham assignments

Fully recovered from a gruelling float trip from Southland, don’t be surprised if stablemates Dr Velocious and Tobilicious improve on their first-day performances when they...
Passione

Latta duo on trial for Oaks mission

Promising three-year-olds Passione and Charms Star will take their next steps on the path to a possible Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand...
Dee And Gee

Emotional win for Corbett

It’s been a tough month for trainer Peter Corbett, but some light was put back into his life on Saturday when his pride and joy...
City Slicker

Tyler mares primed for Waikouaiti Cup

Kelvin and Aimee Tyler will have a two-pronged attack in the Dunedin Casino Waikouaiti Cup (2200m) at Wingatui on Saturday, and they think both are...
Hurry Cane

Connors launches West Coast raid

Wanganui trainer Raymond Connors has Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) aspirations with promising stayer Hurry Cane, and he will kick-off his campaign towards the two-mile...
Star Tsar

Star Tsar on Cups path following Ellerslie victory

Progressive staying prospect Star Tsar staked his claim for a start in the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) in March with a...
In A Twinkling

In A Twinkling wins second Counties Cup

Enigmatic stayer In A Twinkling was on his best behaviour as he secured his second Group 3 Franklin Auctions Counties Cup (2100m) with a gritty...
Dragon Storm

Timely success for Northland stable

Success in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) with Dragon Storm couldn’t have come at a better time for Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs. COVID-19...
Clayton Chipperfield

Cup challenge for in-form mare

In-form mare Desert Mirage could be in for an exciting few months if she performs up to expectations in the Steelform Roofing Group Waverley Cup...
Tokorangi

1000 Guineas raid for Tokorangi

Talented filly Tokorangi headed to Christchurch on Thursday morning ahead of a tilt at the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at...
Glory Days

Cup dream stays alive

The Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream is still alive for Group 1-winning stayer Glory Days and her connections. The pride of Waverley will be...
Roger That

Roger That to commence domestic campaign

When nominations close on Thursday for the A$7.75 million Group 1 Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m), Tauranga stayer Roger That will be a notable absentee due...
Roger That

Roger back on the job

Tauranga horseman Antony Fuller has Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner Roger That back ticking over but he isn’t getting ahead of himself as he...
Glory Days

Glory Days retired

The racing career of Group 1 winner Glory Days has come to an end. The daughter of Red Giant won 10 of her 32 starts...
Roger That

Former shearer nabs first Group 1

It may be a few days since Roger That won the Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m), but trainer Antony Fuller still can’t wipe the smile...
Roger That

Roger That upsets in Auckland Cup

Rider Sam Collett is fast becoming the darling of the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) after making it back-to-back wins in the...
Platinum Invador

Is this the year for Latta?

Lisa Latta is hoping this is her year in the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m). The Palmerston North trainer has finished runner-up...