Tag: 'Auckland Guineas'

Dark Destroyer

Dark Destroyer ready to kick off Queensland campaign

Exciting three-year-old Dark Destroyer is ready to make his raceday return in the Listed Daybreak Lover (1400m) at Eagle Farm this coming weekend. The David...
Langkawi

Langkawi upsets in Kaimai Stakes at Matamata

Underrated stayer Langkawi came off the ballot and into the winners’ enclosure at Matamata on Saturday when he produced a determined finish to claim the...
Dark Destroyer

Last-gasp Guineas win for Dark Destroyer

With back-to-back stakes wins including a last-gasp thriller in Saturday’s Group 2 SKYCITY Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie, Dark Destroyer is stepping up to fill...
Karman Line

Wexford relying on youth to shine through

Wexford Stables has been going through a rebuilding phase following the loss of a number of proven performers and the Matamata operation is now looking...
Te Toki

Undefeated Te Toki running for new ownership team

Exciting three-year-old Te Toki will be sporting a new look when he resumes on Saturday at Te Rapa where he will attempt to maintain his...
Dragon Leap

O’Sullivan-Scott poised for Spring success

Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are continuing to be patient with their high-class galloper Dragon Leap as he attempts to come back from an injury-plagued...
Dragon Leap

Punters take leap of faith

Comeback galloper Dragon Leap returns to the races for only the second time since February 2020 when he contests Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m)...
Rocket Spade

Rocket Spade delivers Guineas repeat

Owners Hermitage Thoroughbreds and trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have gone back-to-back, scoring their second consecutive victory in the Group 2 SkyCity Auckland Guineas...
Stormy

Pike unleashes emerging stars at Ellerslie

There’s an irony in the expectation of performance from Tony Pike’s pair of Group 2 Barneswood Farm Eclipse Stakes (1200m) runners Khufu and Stormy that’s...
Beauden

Stakes target for Beauden

Owner Joan Egan is having a week to remember. On Boxing Day she won the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at Ellerslie with Concert Hall,...
Fleetwood Maca

Fleetwood Maca out for crowning glory

Fleetwood Maca will be vying for her coronation at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day when she contests the Group 2 Valachi Downs Royal Stakes (2000m)....
Tellall

Tellall impresses with Ellerslie stakes victory

Promising three-year-old Tellall enhanced his credentials for some of the summer age group features when he registered his first victory at stakes level when taking...
Dragon Leap

Wexford 3YO leaps into Derby contention

Talented three-year-old Dragon Leap stamped his Derby credentials with his winning effort in the Group 2 Jamieson Park Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie on Wednesday....
Lilikoi

Te Akau quartet tackle New Year’s Day riches

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards has experienced a whirlwind 2019 led by the efforts of Melody Belle and Te Akau Shark, and he ended the...
Play That Song

Tiley trio ready for Ellerslie assignments

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley heads into Ellerslie’s New Year’s Day race meeting with a trio of runners that he believes are all capable of success...
Opalescence

Collett keen on a title run this season

A winning double aboard Opalescence and Sinarahma at Awapuni on Saturday has the effervescent Sam Collett nicely situated near the top of the National Jockeys’...
Riodini

New Year’s Day targets for Tiley duo

Trainer Nigel Tiley couldn’t be happier with talented three-year-old Riodini after his win in the Group 3 Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie last weekend. The...
Riodini

Favourite too classy in Bonecrusher Stakes

Race favourite Riodini provided another example of his burgeoning talent when he comfortably accounted for his three-year-old rivals in the Group 3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher...
Riodini

Riodini on Auckland Guineas path

Promising three-year-old Riodini maintained his unbeaten record with another impressive victory at Tauranga on the weekend, with trainer Nigel Tiley set to test him in...
Demonetization

Demonetization wins Group 2 Auckland Guineas

Demonetization added to an already successful New Year’s Day for Nigel Tiley when the classic-bound colt proved too strong for his age group rivals at...