Tag: 'BCD Group Sprint'

Levante

Levante pressing on to Breeders’ Stakes

Levante’s domestic racing season isn’t over just yet with confirmation the high-class mare will be given the opportunity next month to add to her record...
Mascarpone

Mascarpone scores emphatic Group One victory

Consistent performer Mascarpone capped a frustrating run of five consecutive placings to claim his first victory at the highest level when he took out the...
Showoroses

Quality mare Showoroses set to bloom again

Improved track conditions on Saturday will greatly enhance the prospects of talented mare Showoroses at Matamata where she will bid to bounce back from a...
Levante

Levante makes it consecutive Group One wins

Despite the limited crowd on course due to COVID protocols, there were still plenty of joyous scenes in the Te Rapa grandstand as the connections...
Mascarpone

Key indicators point to another top performance from Mascarpone

A return to his favourite track, a proven ability to mix it at the top level and an impressive lead-up trial all point to another...
Belle En Rouge

Richards looking to win the boss’ race

It could be another big day at Te Rapa for Te Akau Racing on Saturday. The country’s leading stable has strong chances in three of...
Levante

Spate of abandonments curtail weekend racing

Inclement weather across the country has forced the abandonment of two further race meetings with both the Tauranga meeting on Sunday and the Tauherenikau meeting...
Mascarpone

Sweet Te Rapa hitout for BCD Group Sprint contender

Top-class sprinter Mascarpone again showed his affinity for Te Rapa on Wednesday when comfortably winning his 1000m trial. In a star-studded line-up, the Team Rogerson-trained...
The Perfect Pink

Bosson hoping for perfect Derby trial at Te Rapa

Leading rider Opie Bosson is putting in the hard yards as he gets set to ride Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) candidate The...
Levante

Levante on-target for fruitful campaign

Class mare Levante didn’t surprise anyone by winning a 1000m trial at Matamata last week, but the manner in which she won it suggests she’ll...
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...
Royal Performer

Riddell savours successful day at Te Rapa

Jonathan Riddell didn’t have a great start at Te Rapa on Saturday, failing to make the weight for two of his six booked rides. But...
Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres provides pick me up for Kelso

Trainers Ken and Bev Kelso left Te Rapa racecourse on Saturday evening with mixed emotions after contrasting performances from their two runners on the day....
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...
Callsign Mav

Callsign Mav thriving ahead of Te Rapa sprint

Callsign Mav upset the apple cart when winning at odds of in the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings last September, but he won’t...
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...
Bold Iris

Bary back to his best

Back in full swing after being sofa-bound for three months, it’s onwards and upwards for astute trainer John Bary. The Hastings horseman had a quiet...
Levante

Levante on track for next Group 1 challenge

Two days after her superlative win in the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m) at Ellerslie on Karaka Million night on Saturday, exciting four-year-old Levante was...
Need I Say More

Te Akau Racing to the fore on Karaka Million racenight

Classy three-year-old Need I Say More made his first run at Ellerslie a winning one when he lumped topweight of 60.5kgs to victory in the...
Da Vinci Girl

Trentham dress rehearsal for Da Vinci Girl

Riccarton trainers Michael and Matthew Pitman are looking forward to giving Da Vinci Girl her first look at Trentham on Saturday, with the Group 1...
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...
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...
Showoroses

Surgenor mare blooming ahead of more Group assignments

Classy mare Showoroses will be back at Ellerslie on January 23 where she will contest the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m) on Karaka Million night....
Showoroses

Surgenor comes up roses at Ellerslie

A wide draw and a step up in class couldn’t hold down underrated mare Showoroses as she led from go to whoa to take out...