Tag: 'Bob Vance'

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...
Royal Performer

Vance hoping for another royal performance

Bob Vance is hoping Royal Performer can secure another elite-level victory when he contests the Group 1 Bonecrusher NZ Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie on Saturday....
Royal Performer

First Group One thrill for trainer Vance

Former champion jockey Bob Vance got to experience the thrill of winning a Group One race from the other side of the fence on Saturday...
Royal Performer

Royal Performer upsets in Group One feature

Well-travelled galloper Royal Performer spoilt the party for the many supporters of race favourite Melody Belle when he caused an upset by racing away with...
Royal Performer

Vance scanning weather reports for signs of rain

Trainer Bob Vance won’t mind if the warm temperatures and fine sunny days in Auckland went missing at Pukekohe on Sunday. Vance will line-up former...
Royal Performer

Royal Performer all business come raceday

If you watched Royal Performer in track gallops you would think he’d have been better named Pauper or Court Jester. But the ex-Hong Kong galloper...
Its Destinys Child

Its Destinys Child bounces back in Ellerslie Group 3

Underrated sprinter Its Destinys Child bounced back from an unplaced run in Group 1 company at her last start to take out the Group 3...
Its Destinys Child

Wide draw no barrier for Its Destinys Child

On the face of it drawing barrier fourteen in a premier Group 1 sprint race would tend to put a dent in the confidence of...
Its Destinys Child

Its Destinys Child upsets in Counties Bowl

Underrated mare Its Destinys Child upset the apple-cart to provide rider Sam Spratt with a winning black-type double at Pukekohe on Saturday when taking out...
Howbowdat

Timely Te Rapa win for greiving Vance family with Howbadat

Progressive galloper Howbowdat got his timing just right when he stormed home out wide to score over 1400m at Te Rapa on Saturday. The strapping...