Tag: 'Championship Stakes'

Two Illicit

Te Rapa swansong for Two Illicit

Top quality performer Two Illicit will be chasing the perfect end to a stellar racing career when she steps out in Saturday’s Group 2 Travis...
Titled

Benner excited by spring prospects for Titled

While he failed to win a race in his three-year-old campaign, trainer Johno Benner is excited about the future prospects for promising stayer Titled. The...
Pinarello

Pinarello dominant in Championship Stakes

Promising three-year-old stayer Pinarello shook off the disappointment of being late scratched at the barrier earlier this month with a stunning win in the Group...
Amusez Moi

In-form 5YO ready for Anzac Mile challenge

Amusez Moi made an immediate impact from his new quarters and will bid to remain unbeaten for Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard when he fronts...
Saint Bathans

Trainers looking to 3YO to bounce back to best

Saint Bathans will attempt to bounce back to winning ways at Pukekohe on Saturday following an indifferent display at his most recent appearance. The son...
Hoard The Bourbon

Colt out to further Derby claims

Hoard The Bourbon will have a chance to collect further travelling expenses for a planned trip to Brisbane when his staying qualities are put to...
Hoard The Bourbon

Hoard The Bourbon on Queensland Derby path

Trainer Stephen Marsh was delighted with the performance of promising three-year-old Hoard The Bourbon, who took out The Oaks Stud 3YO 1600 at Awapuni on...
Justacanta

Home targets for Justacanta

Trainers Shaun and Emma Clotworthy were eyeing an Australian campaign with Justacanta this spring, however, a change in circumstances have altered those plans. “We were...
Hezashocka

Clotworthy enjoying Queensland escape

Leaving the husband at home to look after the kids while you head to Queensland for a few weeks probably sounds enticing to a lot...
Hezashocka

Queensland Derby tilt likely for Hezashocka

Hezashocka will likely get his chance at Derby glory after his last start heroics. The Shaun and Emma Clotworthy-trained gelding was victorious in the Group...
Shaun Clotworthy

Stakes winner no shock for Clotworthy

Shaun Clotworthy may have got the last laugh over wife and training partner Emma when strapping three-year-old Hezashocka upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday...
Hezashocka

Hezashocka stars for Haub

Legendary former Ellerslie commentator Keith Haub savoured one of the highlights of his long career in racing when Hezashocka scored a stunning upset in Saturday’s...
Joy Alone

Queensland campaign in the offing for exciting three-year-olds

Andrew Forsman has only just returned to New Zealand after overseeing the final preparations of his team competing in The Championships in Sydney, but he...
Beauden

Elliot prepared for another Beauden blitz

The ease of Beauden’s last-start win in the Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) even surprised his biggest fan, jockey Ryan Elliot. Not because Elliot...
Charles Road

Rich Hill Mile to decide Charles Road feature race path

A rejuvenated Charles Road has earned a return to black type company. A wet spring derailed the early part of his four-year-old season before he...