Tag: 'Catalyst'

Catalyst

Catalyst returning home to spell

Catalyst’s spring campaign is over, but trainer Clayton Chipperfield admits he breathed a sigh of relief when hearing the result of Monday morning’s Sydney veterinary...
Catalyst

Shorts Hope A Catalyst By Name And Nature

One of the first horses to walk into Clayton Chipperfield's stable, star New Zealander Catalyst is taking the fledgling trainer on a remarkable ride.
Catalyst

Chipperfield hoping The Shorts proves Catalyst for Everest Slot

Trainer Clayton Chipperfield is getting used to training his stable star Catalyst remotely. The Te Awamutu galloper is in Sydney preparing to run first-up in...

Big Weekend Looms For Godolphin Stars

Seasoned Godolphin campaigner Avilius is on track to defend his Group One George Main Stakes title at Randwick where his rivals will include barn mate...
The Bostonian

The Bostonian reunited with Pike team

It may have taken plenty of effort and sacrifice, but Cambridge trainer Tony Pike finally has his temporary Sydney satellite barn in operation. Stable foreman...
The Bostonian

Pike pleased with The Bostonian’s campaign opener

Trainer Tony Pike believes his star sprinter The Bostonian has plenty to offer during his Sydney spring campaign following a satisfactory first-up performance in Saturday’s...
Catalyst

Catalyst pleases in Taupo trial

A solid showing in his 1100m trial at Taupo on Wednesday has Catalyst’s connections excited ahead of his Sydney spring campaign. The Group 1 winner...
The Bostonian

Kiwis given clearance to fly

There was an echoed sigh of relief in Waikato Monday with a handful of trainers receiving travel exemptions for their staff to fly to Australia....

Catalyst on a Golden Sydney spring path

The $7.5 million Golden Eagle will be the spring goal for Catalyst, who will also be on a mission to put himself into calculations for...
Catalyst

Sydney sprint options beckon Catalyst

Te Awamutu horseman Clayton Chipperfield is pleased with the progress of his stable star Catalyst as he builds towards a spring campaign in Sydney. The...
Sacred Elixir

Pike team out in force at Ellerslie

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike had a number of talented gallopers in action at the Ellerslie trials on Tuesday, including comeback galloper Sacred Elixir. The now...
Catalyst

Clayton chipper about Catalyst

Te Awamutu trainer Clayton Chipperfield is looking forward to welcoming back a beefed-up Catalyst in the coming days, with this season’s Group 1 New Zealand...
Darci Brahma

Service fees remain unchanged at The Oaks Stud

Despite a standout season for The Oaks Stud’s flagbearer Darci Brahma, the Cambridge stud farm has elected to keep the service fees unchanged heading into...
Clayton Chipperfield

Trainer staying chipper over lockdown

Te Awamatu trainer Clayton Chipperfield is thanking his lucky stars that he has his 60 acre property to keep him busy over the Covid-19 alert...

Catalyst ruled out of All-Star Mile

New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst is out of the $5 million All-Star Mile because of bruising to his four fetlocks.
Catalyst

Catalyst undergoing vet tests on back

Trainer Clayton Chipperfield has told stewards Catalyst has been sent to the Ballarat Veterinary Clinic for diagnosis of a back issue.

Facts and figures on Australian Guineas

A look at the history behind the Group One Australian Guineas at Flemington.
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood after first Group 1 in Guineas

After a close second in the Caulfield Guineas last spring, Queenslander Alligator Blood will be out to claim his first Group One win in the...
Catalyst

Damian Lane ticks off Catalyst for Guineas

Star New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst has improved out of his Australian debut at Flemington after Damian Lane partnered the gelding in work at Mornington.

Field of eight for Group 1 Australian Guineas

A field of eight has been declared for the Group One Australian Guineas with Alligator Blood and Catalyst drawing barriers two and four respectively.
Alligator Blood

Alligator ready to pounce in Australian Guineas

Trainer David Vandyke says Alligator Blood is back on top of his game after his tough win in his Australian Guineas lead-up and ready for...
Catalyst

Catalyst ready to draw blood in Guineas

Trainer Clayton Chipperfield says Catalyst will be at his peak for the Australian Guineas and believes the weight scale and step up to 1600m are...
Alabama Express

Alabama Express set for Guineas showdown

With the Group One C F Orr Stakes against older horses in his keeping, Alabama Express will now take on his own age in the...
Catalyst

Battle lost but war far from over for Catalyst

While rugged Queenslander Alligator Blood may have taken out the first skirmish with classy New Zealand contender Catalyst, Kiwi trainer Clayton Chipperfield is confident his...

Zahra, McDonald suspended at Flemington

Jockey Mark Zahra has been suspended for eight meetings for careless riding aboard Lightning Stakes winner Gytrash.