Tag: 'Canterbury Belle Stakes'

El Gladiador

Cup trial victory a tonic for Parsons

John and Karen Parsons got a much-needed tonic after a tough week when El Gladiador won the Martin Collins New Zealand Cup Trial (1800m) at...
Art De Triomphe

Art De Triomphe caps magical hour for Go Racing syndicates

Albert Bosma’s Go Racing syndicates enjoyed one of their finest hours on Saturday when they celebrated three separate victories including two at stakes level in...
Art De Triomphe

Williams set for dual role at Riccarton

Leading South Island jockey Kylie Williams will don two hats at Riccarton on Saturday. While set to ride a quality book at the Christchurch meeting,...
War Decree

War Decree to fly southern flag at Karaka

Inglewood Stud moves into a new era this year with the first yearlings by War Decree going through the sale ring. The North Canterbury nursery...
Matchmaker

Matchmaker chasing Guineas dream

It was a momentous occasion for the Wigley family of Inglewood Stud when Matchmaker won the Listed Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton on Saturday....
Matchmaker

Local win in Canterbury Belle Stakes

Local filly Matchmaker gave her rivals a start and a beating when she took out Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at...
Matchmaker

Wanzare finds a match with Kiwi fillies

Stakes success at Riccarton on Saturday would continue a run of success that Indian-born Sydneysider Manoj Wanzare can scarcely believe he’s been part of. Wanzare,...
Matchmaker

Matchmaker makes impressive debut

Promising two-year-old Matchmaker got her racing career off to the best possible start when she raced away to an impressive victory at Riccarton on Saturday....
Walkthisswey

Red letter day for boutique stable

Rangiora trainer Paul Harris spent a sleepless night on Friday as he counted down the hours to the commencement of racing on Saturday. Harris took...
Miss Federer

Miss Federer too classy in Canterbury Belle Stakes

Less than twenty-four hours after being crowned champion South Island Two-Year-old for her deeds last season, Miss Federer gave notice she will be a force...
Kozzi Asano

Sweet taste of success for Asano

Promising Canterbury apprentice Kozzi Asano has come a long way from picking strawberries in Queensland for a living. The Japanese 24-year-old left his homeland six...

Guineas tilt hangs in the balance for Emily Margaret

A trip north to contest the Group 2 Norwood Family Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham beckons for stakes-winning filly Emily Margaret if she performs well...

Stakes race focus for Pike team

Tony Pike had three starters in all of August. Over the next three days, he will have 20. The Cambridge trainer has quickly ramped up...