Tag: 'Avantage'

Tabata

Ton up but Johnson looking for more

Leading rider Danielle Johnson streaked to a century of wins for the season when she took out the Listed IRT No.1 Wellesley Stakes (1000m) on...
Avantage

Avantage goes back to back in Telegraph

Class prevailed at Trentham on Saturday when versatile mare Avantage was at her very best in taking out the Group 1 JR & N Berkett...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac steps into Seabiscuit role

Taranaki trainer Allan Sharrock is hoping his diminutive sprinter Tavi Mac can provide the movie fairytale finish to Saturday’s Group 1 JR & N Berkett...
Avantage

Avantage all class in Railway victory

The Group 1 Sistema Railway (1200m) was the pinnacle event on a day awash with black type features at Ellerslie on Friday and it more...
Avonallo

Richards hoping to start the year with a bang

Trainer Jamie Richards finished 2020 with a bang, posting an historic six wins at Ellerslie on Boxing Day, and winning his last start of the...
Probabeel

Ellis reflects on momentous year for Te Akau Racing

Busy putting in the hard yards conducting his pre-Christmas inspections for the annual NZB National Yearling Sale at Karaka next month, Te Akau Racing principal...
Melody Belle

Melody Belle reigns supreme at Hastings

Superstar race-mare Melody Belle celebrated being named New Zealand Horse of the Year last Sunday evening when she stormed home to take out her twelfth...
Melody Belle

Belle a late entry for Livamol Classic

Star mare Melody Belle, who was named New Zealand Horse of the Year for the second year in succession on Sunday night, will be out...
Jennifer Eccles

Different complexion for Livamol Classic

The final field for the last Group 1 event of the Hastings spring carnival, the Group 1 Livamol Classic (2040m) is likely to have a...
Melody Belle

Group 1 quinella for Richards in Hawke’s Bay feature

In a thrilling finish to the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings it was the Jamie Richards-trained pair of Melody Belle and Avantage...
Probabeel

Mcevoy, Richards Enjoy A Day To Remember

Jamie Richards has celebrated one of his best days as a trainer winning Group One races in Australia and New Zealand with star mares Probabeel...
Probabeel

Epsom draw a blow for meticulous Richards

Champion trainer Jamie Richards is hoping for another fruitful day on both sides of the Tasman on Saturday despite the stars not aligning for star...
Callsign Mav

Beaten brigade set their sights on Windsor Park Plate

The Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings in a fortnight is shaping as another standout contest based on the comments from connections of...
Callsign Mav

Locals land massive upset in Tarzino

Hastings trainer John Bary has saddled plenty of big-race winners on home soil, but none with the shock factor of Callsign Mav’s $82 boilover in...
The Mitigator

The Mitigator chasing further Group 1 success

Matamata trainer Peter McKay recites the old adage that it’s tough at the top as he prepares Group 1 winner The Mitigator for Saturday’s Group...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac primed for Tarzino tilt

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock had a golden run in the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) a few years ago, winning three on-end, and he...
Avantage

Johnson to ride Avantage in Tarzino

Opie Bosson’s loss is Danielle Johnson’s gain. With Bosson unable to make the 56.5kg weight to ride the Jamie Richards-trained Avantage in Saturday’s Group 1...
Tavi Mac

All roads lead to Hastings after Foxbridge Plate wash up

Trainer Alan Sharrock had a smile on his face a mile wide despite being beaten in Saturday’s feature event at Te Rapa, the Group 2...
Avantage

Te Akau Racing claim Te Rapa features

Quality galloper Avantage showed she is the horse to beat in the upcoming Hawke’s Bay triple crown when she produced a strong fresh-up effort to...
Avantage

Richards pleased with star triallists

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards had a strong contingent at the Taupo trials on Wednesday and he came away pleased with how his team performed....
Melody Belle

Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. Commands...
Opie Bosson

Bosson eager for race day return

Leading New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson is looking forward to his imminent return to raceday riding. Bosson rode 18 horses for Te Akau trainer Jamie...
Jamie Richards

Richards’ premiership caps memorable season

Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis has just one word to summarise the 2019/20 season – thrilling. The tangerine and blue army were to the...

Te Akau Racing planning Australian raid

Te Akau Racing is looking at having strong representation in Melbourne for the spring with head David Ellis liking the shift of the Caulfield Cup...
Opie Bosson

NZ lifestyle too alluring for Bosson

There’s nothing like the green pastures of home and leading New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson can attest to that. The ace hoop is back on...