Tag: 'Chris Gibbs'

Dragon Storm

Timely success for Northland stable

Success in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) with Dragon Storm couldn’t have come at a better time for Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs. COVID-19...
Dragon Storm

Dragon Storm takes out thrilling New Zealand Cup

Ruakaka raider Dragon Storm produced the performance of his life when he took out the Group 3 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup (3200m) at Riccarton...
Dragon Storm

Gibbs in search of NZ Cup with promising stayer

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs is hoping a meticulously planned campaign for progressive stayer Dragon Storm will pay dividends at Riccarton on Saturday. The six-year-old gelding...
Dragon Storm

Decisions to be made on Dragon’s direction

A comprehensive five-length victory over 3000m by Dragon Storm at Riccarton on Saturday has created an interesting conundrum for his trainer Chris Gibbs. Gibbs, who...
Hello It’s Me

Hello It’s Me retired

Group 2 winner Hello It’s Me has been retired after missing a run at Te Rapa on Friday following a float accident. The Darci Brahma...
Chris Gibbs

Gibbs prepared to make the best of challenging situation

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs is philosophical about the impact a revised dates calendar will have on his business once thoroughbred racing makes its return to...
Danzdanzdance

Danzdanzdance to transfer to Waller stable

Recently crowned 2018/19 New Zealand Champion Middle Distance horse Danzdanzdance will do her future racing from the Sydney stable of ex-pat kiwi Chris Waller. The...
Tommy Berry

Wet Randwick to suit top New Zealand mare

New Zealand mare Danzdanzdance will have conditions to suit at Randwick where she runs in the Group One George Main Stakes on a rain-affected track.
Danzdanzdance

Danzdanzdance launches Sydney raid

Danzdanzdance will begin another raid on Sydney on Saturday when she lines-up in the Group 1 Colgate Optic White Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. It will...
Danzdanzdance

Trans-Tasman features on the cards for stablemates

The connections of Danzdanzdance have a couple of Australian options to consider in a team talk later this week as stablemate Hello It’s Me prepares...
Danzdanzdance

Tongue-tie addition ahead of Tarzino test for Danzdanzdance

Dual Group 1 winner Danzdanzdance will kick-off her spring campaign in the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings on Saturday and her connections are...
Danzdanzdance

Danzdanzdance ready for spring assault

Dual Group 1 winner Danzdanzdance had her first hit-out of the season at the Avondale trials on Tuesday ahead of what could be a lucrative...
Matthew Cameron

Cameron, the three million dollar man

Leading hoop Matthew Cameron will finish the season as the highest earning jockey in New Zealand this term, and he put the cherry on his...
Mac Attacka

Sale option looms for impressive Ruakaka winner

Offshore interest in promising galloper Mac Attacka was piqued yet again on Saturday after the impressive three-year-old produced a powerful closing burst to take out...
Annie’s Song

Local filly debuts in style at Ruakaka

Local two-year-old Annie’s Song indicated she could be a filly with a big future after she made a winning debut over 1000m at Ruakaka on...
Alysha Collett

Alysha Collett rides winner after injury

Alysha Collett has ridden her first winner in New Zealand since suffering serious injuries in a fall in Singapore.
Hello It’s Me

Hello It’s Me makes successful return on home turf

Progressive mare Hello It’s Me made her return to the racetrack a winning one when she took out the feature event at Ruakaka on Saturday,...
Poker Face

Collett back in the winning groove

A copybook effort aboard local runner Poker Face paved the way for talented rider Alysha Collett to make her long-awaited reappearance in the winner’s enclosure...
Drops of Jupiter

Drops Of Jupiter shoots for the stars at Ruakaka

There will be an air of excitement at Ruakaka on Saturday when Drops of Jupiter makes his debut in the Racing Sunday August 11 (1600m)....
Mac Attacka

Business as usual for local partnership

The local training partnership of Chris Gibbs and Michelle Bradley were back to doing what they do best on their home patch at Ruakaka on...

Mike may join Savvy at Valley

Dual Group 1 winner Savvy Coup might not be the only Livamol Classic contestant to compete at Moonee Valley on October 27. While the Michael...

Danzdanzdance on track after big first up win

Local galloper Danzdanzdance showed she has come back in fine fettle for her four-year-old campaign with an impressive first-up win on her home track at...

No joy in forecast for Oaks contender Danzdanzdance

Sydney’s weather is playing against Danzdanzdance’s bid for glory in Saturday’s A$1 million Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick. “She’s done really well since...

Vinery Stud Stakes ideal Oaks tune up for Danzdanzdance

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs will line-up Danzdanzdance in the Gr.1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday ahead of her tilt at the Gr.1...

Gibbs gears up Endowment for Guineas

Chris Gibbs will be flying solo in Australia this weekend when Endowment opens his Sydney campaign in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m). The Ruakaka...