Tag: 'Clayton Chipperfield'


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...
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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 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...

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...
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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.

No blinkers for Catalyst in C S Hayes

Trainer Clayton Chipperfield says boom New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst will not wear blinkers at Flemington.

Catalyst connections chipper after Mr Tiz win

Trainer Clayton Chipperfield had plenty of thoughts running through his mind shortly after the start of Saturday’s Group 3 Henley Park Mr Tiz Trophy (1200m)...

Catalyst overcomes slow start in Group 3

New Zealand's star three-year-old Catalyst has overcome a slow start to win at Ellerslie and confirm his standing as a leading Australian Guineas contender.

Star NZ 3yo Catalyst returns at Ellerslie

Star New Zealand three-year-old Catalyst is ready to begin his next campaign with Australia on the agenda after he races at Ellerslie.

Australian-bound Kiwis impress at Matamata

Exciting kiwi gallopers Te Akau Shark and Catalyst had their first hit-out of the year at the Matamata trials on Tuesday and they pleased their...

Catalyst to step out at trials next week

Top three-year-old Catalyst will make his first public appearance since Group 1 success at Riccarton when he competes at the Matamata trials next week. The...

Kiwi Catalyst an All-Star Mile contender

The Australian Guineas and the All-Star Mile are targets for up-and-coming New Zealand star Catalyst.

Chipperfield likely to retain star 3YO

Talented three-year-old galloper Catalyst is set to remain in the care of Te Awamutu trainer Clayton Chipperfield after his victory in the Group 1 New...

Catalyst clinical in 2000 Guineas victory

Touted as a near racecourse certainty, excitement machine Catalyst lived up to all the pre-race hype when he scorched to a stunning victory in the...

Faultless preparation for Guineas favourite

Star three-year-old Catalyst has arrived in Christchurch and is expected to make a one-act affair of Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000...

Scintillating Guineas win for Catalyst

Catalyst continued his dominance of spring three-year-old racing with another breathtaking performance in Saturday’s Group 2 Sacred Falls Hawke’s Bay Guineas (1400m). A spectacular winner...

Catalyst all the rage in Hawke’s Bay Guineas

Exciting three-year-old Catalyst will take a growing reputation into the Group 2 Sacred Falls Hawke’s Bay Guineas (1400m) and Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld New...

Form expert rates Catalyst

Exciting galloper Catalyst has made the perfect start to his three-year-old season with his two stakes victories to date, and leading Australian form analyst Daniel...

Catalyst brilliant in Northland Breeders’ Stakes

Boom three-year-old Catalyst treated his three-year-old rivals with contempt when he produced a devastating home straight sprint to capture the Group 3 Cambridge Stud Northland...

Catalyst on Classic path

Benefits of an unplanned run in Saturday’s Group 3 Cambridge Stud Northland Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) at Ruakaka could be two-fold for connections of rising star...

Catalyst all class at Hastings

Flashy three-year-old Catalyst contributed to a huge day for The Oaks Stud owner Dick Karreman and his resident sire Darci Brahma, when he captured the...
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Chipperfield chasing feature double

An excited Clayton Chipperfield is preparing for the biggest day of his training career with favourites in both New Zealand features on Saturday. Chipperfield will...

Momentum building for Chipperfield

A decision to place greater emphasis on the training side of the business appears to be paying dividends for former top jumps rider Clayton Chipperfield...
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Black-type targets on horizon for juvenile winners

The connections of impressive two-year-old debut winners at Te Rapa and Awapuni on Saturday are eyeing bigger things in the new season. London Bound made...