Tag: 'Concert Hall'

Western Springs

Wellwood has good opinion of Western Springs

Robert Wellwood reckons he might have a star autumn two-year-old on his hands. But the Cambridge trainer won’t mind if talented Lonhro colt Western Springs...
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Concert Hall escapes serious injury after nasty barrier incident

Trainer Roger James admits he feared the worst as he watched his star mare Concert Hall crash through the outside fence at New Plymouth on...
Vernanme

Marsh savours Group Three double

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh struck Group Three gold in both islands within the space of one special hour on Saturday afternoon. Belle Fascino capped a...
Concert Hall

James farewells star mare, looks for big run from another

Cambridge trainer Roger James will produce Concert Hall in Saturday’s Group 3 Powerworx Taranaki Cup (1800m) at New Plymouth as a springboard to a campaign...
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Australian campaign on horizon for Concert Hall

Three of Australia’s feature middle distance races are on the cards for classy Cambridge mare Concert Hall this autumn. The six-year-old mare has been nominated...
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Australian targets for Concert Hall

Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood are still coming down from the high of winning the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) with Concert Hall...
Beauden

Stakes target for Beauden

Owner Joan Egan is having a week to remember. On Boxing Day she won the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at Ellerslie with Concert Hall,...
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Wellwood still coming to terms with first Group 1

While his training partner is an old hand when it comes to producing winners at the elite level, Robert Wellwood was an uncapped novice until...
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Concert Hall gets maiden Group 1 success

Versatile mare Concert Hall bagged the Group 1 victory she richly deserved when she stormed home out wide to snatch victory in the Group 1...
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Concert Hall primed for Zabeel Classic

Cambridge trainer Robert Wellwood is hoping his best Christmas present can be unwrapped at Ellerslie on Boxing Day. Wellwood, who trains in partnership with Roger...
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James in good spirits ahead of Captain Cook Stakes

Happy versus Grumpy. Not a clash between two of the seven dwarves but a snapshot of trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood’s two contestants for...
Madam Hass

Versatile Wellwood answers the call

Cambridge trainer Robert Wellwood is one of the bright young stars of the New Zealand training ranks and the hands-on horseman has already proved adept...
Vinnie Colgan

Winning Tauranga treble for revitalised Colgan

Six months after undergoing surgery to correct a painful issue with his neck, jockey Vinnie Colgan is back and firing on all cylinders. Established as...
Concert Hall

Concert Hall caps superb week for Cambridge pair

The Roger James and Robert Wellwood stable capped off a superb week when classy mare Concert Hall captured the Group 2 Gartshore Tauranga Stakes (1600m)...
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Concert Hall all class at Trentham

It may have taken nearly all of the Trentham straight to get her head in front but class performer Concert Hall delivered when it counted...
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James pair ready for summer staying assignments

Cambridge conditioner Roger James got what he was looking for at Ellerslie on Saturday when progressive stayers Concert Hall and London Banker performed with distinction...
Two Illicit

Star Kingsclere mares kick-off spring campaigns

A trip to Taupo to bring on the fitness of talented mares Two Illicit and Concert Hall has received a hearty tick of approval from...
Beauden

Sidelined Elliot focused on flat future

Injured Waikato jockey Ryan Elliot is determined to be leaner and keener to make the most of his future on the flat as the new...
Two Illicit

Hastings targets for Kingsclere duo

Kingsclere Stables’ Two Illicit and Sherrif trialled over 1100m at Taupo on Wednesday and co-trainer Robert Wellwood was happy enough with what he saw. Group...
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James pleased with class trio

The two open class trials to be held before the Taupo racemeeting on Wednesday will see a host of New Zealand’s top galloping talent step...
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Mare at concert pitch for Avondale Cup

Things may not have gone Concert Hall’s way in the Group 3 City Of Auckland Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie last start, but her connections are...
The Bostonian

Class gallopers to the fore at Tauranga trials

Group 1 winners Bostonian and Melody Belle showed they are on track for their upcoming Australian campaigns with forward showings in a special 1050m trial...
Beauden

Beauden back at Awapuni for Marton Cup

Group 1 performer Beauden will return to his favourite track in search of his first black-type win in Saturday’s Listed Japac Homes FastTrack $5k Marton...
Two Illicit

Young trainer vying for Boxing Day repeat

Robert Wellwood recorded his first black-type win as a trainer at Ellerslie on Boxing Day last year and he is hoping it will be a...
Concert Hall

Concert Hall on song in Manawatu Cup

Visiting Cambridge mare Concert Hall was back to her brilliant best when she demolished her opposition in Saturday’s Group 3 Aberdeen On Broadway Manawatu Cup...