Tag: 'Avantage'

Travelling Light

Travis mission for Travelling Light

It’s taken patience and hard work, but Ben Foote believes he’s got Travelling Light back to her best. The four-year-old mare will be among the...
Markus Aurelius

Richards out to continue dream season

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards will be looking to extend what can only be described as a dream season when he lines-up a couple of...
Entriviere

Richards shakes off frustrating day at Royal Randwick

Trainer Jamie Richards was taking a philosophical approach to his day at Royal Randwick on Saturday after watching three of his stable stars perform with...
Avantage

Avantage makes it nine Group One wins with Te Rapa triumph

Despite being delayed a week, the Group 1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) lived up to its billing as one of the...
Avantage

Johnson delighted with Group One pick-up ride

A lot can change in a week and the misfortune of the races being abandoned mid program at Te Aroha has resulted in leading jockey...
Probabeel

Richards excited to dust off passport

Leading New Zealand trainer Jamie Richards has experienced plenty of success in Australia over the last 12 months, he just hasn’t been able to be...
Avantage

Richards savouring record-breaking season

Reflecting on what has already become one of the most dominant seasons from a New Zealand stable, champion trainer Jamie Richards said Te Akau Racing...
Amarelinha

Sydney sojourn for Bosson

Star filly Amarelinha has given champion jockey Opie Bosson just the confidence boost he was looking for ahead of a trip to Sydney to partner...
Sword Of State

Weather to dictate state for Sword

Plans for Group One winning juvenile Sword Of State will be determined by the volume of rain in the coming days, with the Jamie Richards-trained...
Avantage

Avantage aiming for ninth Group One

While an Australian campaign is enticing for the connections of Avantage, Te Akau principal David Ellis and trainer Jamie Richards have elected to keep the...
Melody Belle

Melody Belle sets Group One record at Ellerslie

Champion mare Melody Belle created a piece of New Zealand racing history at Ellerslie on Saturday when she strode to victory in the Group 1...
Melody Belle

Richards favours Belle in glamour clash

Bookmakers may be favouring defending champ Avantage in Saturday’s Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie but her trainer Jamie Richards is backing...
Avantage

Avantage secures eighth Group One victory

Avantage continued her march into the realms of super stardom when she made it career Group One number eight with a gritty win in the...
Callsign Mav

Callsign Mav ready to rumble at Otaki

It’s one all between Callsign Mav and Avantage this season, and the Group 1 El Cheapo Cars Weight-For-Age Classic (1600m) at Otaki on Saturday is...
Amarelinha

Oaks path for Amarelinha

Rising star Amarelinha will not be a late entrant for the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m). Te Akau principal David Ellis has confirmed...
Probabeel

Probabeel faces star-studded line-up in Futurity

A star-studded field awaits Kiwi raider Probabeel in the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday, where she will clash with the likes...
Danielle Johnson

Johnson keen to make history at Te Aroha

The significance of riding 1000 New Zealand winners is dawning on Cambridge jockey Danielle Johnson. Johnson sits on 999 wins in New Zealand and has...
Avantage

Richards experiences racings highs and lows

On a day that promised much, Te Akau Racing trainer Jamie Richards was left wondering what might have been when racing concluded on Saturday evening....
Avantage

Super seven for Avantage in Te Rapa sprint feature

In what most pundits deemed a match race between Avantage and Levante, it was marvellous mare Avantage who triumphed as she made it seven career...
Melody Belle

History making day in the offing for Te Akau

Champion trainer Jamie Richards is hoping he will witness history being made at Te Rapa on Saturday when Melody Belle contests the Group 1 Herbie...
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...