Tag: 'Avondale Cup'

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...
Moira Murdoch

Murdoch’s name in lights again with Polzeath

Twenty-six years on from her famous Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) victory with Solvit, Moira Murdoch’s beach training regime is continuing to pay dividends. Now...
Polzeath

Polzeath upsets in Avondale Cup

Lightweight runner Polzeath upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday when he took out the Group 2 Joe McDonald Avondale Cup (2400m). The lightly raced...
Scorpz

Scorpz preparing well as Marsh seeks to extend Derby reign

Stephen Marsh has Group 3 winner Scorpz just where he wants him for this month’s Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie. Marsh...
Concert Hall

Mare at concert pitch for Avondale Cup

Things may not have gone Concert Hall’s way in the Group 3 City Of Auckland Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie last start, but her connections are...
Etah James

Auckland Cup target for Etah James

Handy staying mare Etah James has returned to New Zealand and will be set for a tilt at the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland...
Tiptronic

Richardson looking to go one better with Tiptronic in Waikato feature

Trainer Graham Richardson believes he has good performer Tiptronic right where he wants him as he prepares for next weekend’s Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes...
Michael Moroney

Sound on track for Auckland Cup

The Michael Moroney-trained Sound is on track to head across the Tasman to target the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie...

Thurlow aiming for Auckland Cup glory

Waverley trainer Bill Thurlow has experienced a stellar season with his talented galloper Glory Days and he is hoping she can continue her good run...
Zacada

Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman win Avondale Cup with Zacada

The powerful Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman training partnership added another feature event to their season’s tally with enigmatic gelding Zacada coming of age with...
Promise To Reign

Moira Murdoch praying rain stays away for Promise To Reign

Progressive mare Promise To Reign will look to end a frustrating run of minor placings in this summer’s major Cup races when she tackles the...