Tag: 'Clayton Chipperfield'

Catalyst

Spring targets for Catalyst

A spring resumption is likely for talented galloper Catalyst. The son of Darci Brama had two interrupted preparations in Australia last year, with trainer Clayton...
London Bound

Gear change works the oracle for impressive Wanganui winner

Te Awamutu raider London Bound looked a galloper headed for better things when she produced a powerful late surge to claim victory at Wanganui on...
Clayton Chipperfield

Cup challenge for in-form mare

In-form mare Desert Mirage could be in for an exciting few months if she performs up to expectations in the Steelform Roofing Group Waverley Cup...
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...
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...
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

Campaign over for Catalyst

Catalyst has been ruled out of the A$5 million All-Star Mile (1600m) with bruised fetlocks. Trainer Clayton Chipperfield sent him to the Ballarat Vet Clinic...

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.
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.
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...
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...
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood wins thrilling Group 3 Hayes

Alligator Blood has narrowly beaten top New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst in a thrilling Group Three C S Hayes Stakes at Flemington.

Catalyst set for first Australian test

Exciting New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst is set for his first Australian appearance in the C S Hayes Stakes against a field including Alligator Blood.
Catalyst

Catalyst primed for bold Australian debut

Rick Williams is predicting a career-best performance from star New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst in Saturday’s Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington. Williams has...
Catalyst

Kiwi invaders touch down in Melbourne

The Kiwi assault on next month’s A$5million All-Star Mile (1600m) has begun, with contenders Catalyst and Melody Belle arriving in Melbourne on Sunday. The pair...
Damian Lane

Damian Lane booked for Catalyst in Melbourne

Star Australian jockey Damian Lane has been booked to ride New Zealander Catalyst in his upcoming Melbourne campaign.