Tag: 'Brando'

Belle En Rouge

Group One double a special result for Richards

Jamie Richards made the penultimate weekend of his current training stint in New Zealand a memorable one when he produced a Group One winning double...
Maven Belle

Maven Belle remains unbeaten after stylish Breeders’ Stakes victory

Classy juvenile filly Maven Belle made it three wins from three starts when she swept to a clearcut victory in the feature race at Matamata...
Brando

Richards a force to be reckoned with in features

Jamie Richards will be attacking this weekend’s main events in equal measures of quality and quantity with a trio chasing top-flight honours at Otaki and...
Brando

Gelded Brando back in business

Talented galloper Brando was back in the winner’s circle at Ellerslie on Sunday, taking out the HR Fiskens & Sons Ltd 1400 at his first...
Jamie Richards

Richards bears down on 50th Group One win

Champion trainer Jamie Richards has weight of numbers on his side with a team of five fillies contesting Saturday’s Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand...
Brando

Brando ready for starring role

Talented galloper Brando could get to walk in the shoes of one of Matamata trainer Jamie Richards’ best horses with a bold run in Saturday’s...
Brando

First-up win for Brando

New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale graduate Brando resumed in the best possible way when winning the Phill Cataldo Bloodstock 1200m at Te Rapa...
Probabeel

Te Akau stars return

The 2020/2021 season will live long in the memory of Jamie Richards. The Matamata trainer, who heads Te Akau’s racing operation, sits atop the New...
Need I Say More

Need I Say More secures sixth stakes success in Guineas

No three-year-old in New Zealand this season has enjoyed as much black-type success as the prolific winner Need I Say More, who added Saturday’s Group...
Amarelinha

Bosson eyes fifth win in New Zealand Oaks with Amarelinha

Opie Bosson will chase a fifth win in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m), a race he has only ridden...
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....
Probabeel

Probabeel set for Melbourne campaign opener

Quality galloper Probabeel will kick off her summer campaign in Melbourne this Saturday when she contests the Group 3 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield....
Brando

Australian campaign for Brando

He’s got the movie star looks and now exciting Savabeel colt Brando will be out to showcase his talents on the international stage. Trainer Jamie...
Tabata

Ton up but Johnson looking for more

Leading rider Danielle Johnson streaked to a century of wins for the season when she took out the Listed IRT No.1 Wellesley Stakes (1000m) on...
Melody Belle

Te Akau to the fore at home trials

It was a big day for trainer Jamie Richards and his team at the Matamata trials on Tuesday, with 32 runners, including star mares Melody...
Entriviere

Leading riders to the fore on Boxing Day

A quick glance at the results from day one of the Ellerslie Christmas carnival reveals the remarkable fact that if your surname wasn’t Richards, Bosson...
Brando

Exciting colt on proven Levin Classic path

The all-conquering Te Akau team is sticking to a proven Group 1 formula with rising star three-year-old Brando. The striking son of Savabeel scored a...
In A Twinkling

In A Twinkling out for Group 1 glory

Last start Group 3 Counties Cup (2100m) winner In A Twinkling will be vying for Group 1 glory at Ellerslie on Boxing Day when he...
Sword Of State

Features focus for Te Akau team

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards was delighted to secure a winning treble at Te Rapa on Saturday but was also left rueing the fact the day...
Tinker Mcphee

Exciting times ahead for impressive Matamata winner

Lightly raced three-year-old Tinker Mcphee dented a number of reputations at Matamata on Saturday when she sprinted clear of her rivals in the closing stages...
Opie Bosson

Bosson excited by Matamata prospects

Champion jockey Opie Bosson is confident his season can kick into gear when he takes seven rides at Matamata on Saturday. The star hoop has...
Neville Bell

Brando ready for starring role at Doomben

Owner and breeder Neville Bell is hoping Brando can replace recently retired Tarzan as his best horse with a win at Doomben.
Brando

Business as usual as Richards gets ready for new season

Trainer Jamie Richards is enjoying being back in a familiar routine as the Te Akau Racing operation gears up for a return to the racetrack...