Tag: 'Awapuni Gold Cup'

Hunta Pence

Campbell hoping to set Cup record straight

Hastings trainer Patrick Campbell has unfinished business with Saturday’s Listed Power Farming Hawke’s Bay Cup (2200m) on his home track. Campbell has targeted the race...
Zola Express

Change of plans for Zola Express

Trainer Janelle Millar was aiming Zola Express towards the Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa later this month, however, a lack of entrants...
Zola Express

Zola Express provides Millar with biggest win

Trainer Janelle Millar was trying hard to keep her emotions in check as she waited for her gallant mare Zola Express to return to the...
Vernanme

Genuine Vernanme deserves winning trick

The ever-reliable Vernanme has gone close to a Group One prize on multiple occasions this preparation and will chase a degree of compensation this weekend...
Beauden

Beauden seeking more Cup glory

Beauden will be out to end his season on a high when he heads to Rotorua on Saturday. The Team Rogerson-trained gelding has won four...
Beauden

Elliot prepared for another Beauden blitz

The ease of Beauden’s last-start win in the Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) even surprised his biggest fan, jockey Ryan Elliot. Not because Elliot...
Beauden

Beauden set for Riccarton feature

Last start Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) winner Beauden is set to clock up further frequent flyer miles when he treks to Riccarton in...
Beauden

Course specialist shines in Awapuni Gold Cup

Awapuni has been the happiest of hunting grounds for Beauden, who returned to his favourite track on Saturday for a career-best victory in the Group...
Bonny Lass

Bonny Lass primed for Group One

Graham Richardson is an excited man ahead of the Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni on Saturday. The Matamata horseman,...
Royal Performer

Vance hoping for another Royal Performance

Trainers Bob and Jenny Vance are hoping their stable star Royal Performer can cap his season off in style when he contests the Group 2...
Callsign Mav

Middle distance test for Callsign Mav

Group One winner Callsign Mav will be in action at Awapuni on Saturday, where he will be tried beyond a mile for the first time...
Sinarahma

Sharrock quartet primed for Trentham

Trainer Allan Sharrock will have his fingers-crossed on Saturday when Sinarahma makes her return to Trentham. In her last start at the Upper Hutt track,...
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...
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...
Loire

Classic winners impress at Rotorua

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is looking forward to autumn racing with a couple of last season’s Classic winners after their pleasing trials at Rotorua on...
Callsign Mav

Callsign Mav all class at Awapuni

Trainer John Bary admitted his overwhelming feeling was one of relief after he watched his stable star Callsign Mav lump topweight of 63kg to an...

Our Abbadean top Travis prospect

More of the same is expected of Our Abbadean at Te Rapa on Saturday. The mare is at the top of her game and another...