Tag: 'Bill Pomare'

Ocean Billy

Ocean Billy sidelined

Last year’s Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner Ocean Billy is facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines after suffering a tendon injury. Rotorua owner...
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Ocean Billy getting ready for new Sydney campaign

The feelgood story around Bill Pomare and his rugged stayer Ocean Billy is ready for its next chapter later this month. The 2021 Group 1...
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Ocean Billy takes Rotorua to the Melbourne Cup

The significance of having a runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) has yet to fully dawn on Bill Pomare, but he has a...
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Ocean Billy set to cross the Tasman

Rotorua trainer Bill Pomare has waited his entire life to have a horse good enough to compete in a Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), and...
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Tarzino in the frame for Cups contender

Melbourne Cup contender Ocean Billy’s storming effort at Te Rapa has convinced trainer Bill Pomare to take on the weight-for-age gallopers again in the Group...
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Billy ready for new campaign

All things being equal, last season’s Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner Ocean Billy will step out for his first raceday assignment at Te Rapa...
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Auckland Cup winner ready to commence spring preparation

Trainer Bill Pomare is eagerly awaiting a visit from the local farrier this week as the signal his stable star and family favourite Ocean Billy...
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Colourful Pomare riding crest of a wave

Trainer Bill Pomare won’t be the least bit surprised if his stable star Ocean Billy does the almost unthinkable and wins tomorrow’s Group 2 Ultimate...
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Pomare thinking ahead with Ocean Billy

While he is still coming to terms with winning the first Group One of his training career, Rotorua’s Bill Pomare knows he could have some...
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Battling Billy causes minor upset in Auckland Cup

Rotorua galloper Ocean Billy gave trainer Bill Pomare his biggest thrill on a racecourse when he proved too tough in the concluding stages when taking...
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Ocean Billy puts Pomare’s retirement on hold

A career highlight at Te Rapa on Saturday might have put a further delay on retirement plans for owner-breeder-trainer Bill Pomare. After more than three...
Callum Jones

Stakes success still sinking in for young apprentice

Twenty-four hours on from the biggest win in his fledgling career, apprentice jockey Callum Jones is still having trouble coming to terms with his achievement....
Ocean Billy

Daring ride pays off in Waikato Cup

Apprentice Callum Jones made the most of a late call up when he guided outsider Ocean Billy to victory in Saturday’s Group 3 SKYCITY Hamilton...
Call Me Evie

Pomare grabs the gold at Te Rapa

Consistent mare Call Me Evie rewarded some inspired late support from punters when she overcame a wide run in transit to take out a rating...