Tag: 'Auckland Cup'

Trust In You

Trust In You building towards Auckland Cup assignment

Trust In You will have his second look at Ellerslie on Saturday before he returns to the Auckland track seven days later for the biggest...

Mark Twain out to strengthen trainers’ carnival claims

Roger James and Robert Wellwood will take a trip to Otaki this weekend to earn them an even greater share of the spotlight during the...

Sailor Jack looking to gain Auckland Cup berth

Sailor Jack changed stables with a view to a jumping career, but now looms as a first black-type runner for a tyro training partnership.

Whangaehu looking to hand Thurlow further Auckland Cup success

Bill Thurlow claimed the Auckland Cup (3200m) with his top stayer Glory Days in 2019, and five years on he is daring to dream of...

Group 1 winner Asterix back to winning ways in Avondale Cup

Talented stayer Asterix returned to the scene of his greatest triumph when he stormed home to take out the Group 2 Avondale Cup (2400m) at...

Trust In You targets Group 2 features

An emerging star of New Zealand’s staying ranks has returned from a short summer break and will shoot for a pair of Group 2 prizes...

Dream start beckons new alliance at Ellerslie

Shaune Ritchie is bullish about kicking off a new association on a top note at Ellerslie on Saturday when Tycoon Prince makes his debut.

Mahrajaan set for Trentham return

Proven stayer Mahrajaan will open his quest for another major distance title when he returns to action at Trentham on Saturday.

Asterix set for Te Rapa return

Christmas has come early for Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott with the exciting return of Asterix headlining their team on Saturday at Te Rapa.

Ocean Billy set to resume at Te Rapa

Following a frustrating couple of years, the tide is turning for Ocean Billy and the son of Ocean Park is set to resume racing at...

Staying star set for another feature Cup

Well-performed stayer Uareastar is back in work with Marton trainer Fraser Auret to build toward another extreme distance target.

Platinum Invador upsets in Auckland Cup

It was the case of third time lucky for the Lisa Latta-trained stayer Platinum Invador, who upset calculations in Saturday’s Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m)...

Pukekohe racing preview & quaddie tips | March 11, 2023

Pukekohe Park will host a 10 race program this Saturday for Auckland Cup Day. HorseBetting's Lance King has provided his best bets and quaddie for...

Nerve Not Verve thriving ahead of Auckland Cup

Michael Moroney believes he has Nerve Not Verve spot on for Saturday’s Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m). The seven-year-old mare has crossed the Tasman from...

Noble steeds set to shine

Trainer Lance Noble is in for a busy 24-hours this weekend. The Karaka horseman will saddle his two stable stars on either side of the...
Dunhill

Auckland Cup dream back on with Dunhill

The dream of winning the Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) is back on with Southland stayer Dunhill. Originally entered for Saturday’s $500,000 staying feature at...
Roch ‘N’ Horse

Oakleigh Plate option for Roch ‘N’ Horse

Dual Group One straight course winner Roch ‘N’ Horse is a possible starter in Saturday’s Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Sandown after missing the...

Aquacade issues powerful Cup statement at Pukekohe

In-form staying mare Aquacade declared she is the horse to beat in the Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) with an emphatic statement as she powered...

Marsh pondering Group One target for mare

Stephen Marsh will work through his future options with the in-form Zee Falls after she runs at Pukekohe on Saturday with handicap and weight-for-age avenues...

Sharrock tries different Cup approach for Ladies Man

Smart stayer Ladies Man will back up in consecutive weeks in his attempt to win the Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie on March...

Auckland Cup tilt for Aquacade

A win in the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship Final (2400m) at Te Rapa on New Year’s Day could provide the key to a tilt at...

Wellington Guineas on the cards for The Racketeer

The Group 2 Wellington Guineas (1400m) is the likely target for The Racketeer after his gutsy victory at Te Rapa on Saturday. The Racketeer, one...

Hinepara’s effort augurs well for future

Prestige winner Hinepara delivered exactly the Te Rapa performance trainer Josh Shaw was hoping for and an effort that has fuelled further feature staying race...
Roger That

Roger That lands Staphanos Classic

Veteran stayer Roger That took out the Listed Staphanos Classic (1950m) at Rotorua on Sunday under a perfect ride by Lynsey Satherley. The ten-year-old son...
Sherwood Forest

Farm labour has Derby winner primed for new campaign

Six weeks of farm work has Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Sherwood Forest in good fettle for a spring preparation, according to his...