Tag: 'Coupland’s Bakeries Mile'

Great mates team up for major Riccarton success

Robbie Patterson and jockey Craig Grylls were again to the fore at Riccarton where they combined with Puntura to claim the major prize on Wednesday’s...

Durrant leading tangerine charge at Riccarton

Hunter Durrant is enjoying being back at the helm of Te Akau Racing’s Riccarton barn as the tangerine and blue army descend on New Zealand...

Conditions suit Mali Ston in Coupland’s Mile bid

Mali Ston will have several factors in his favour when he chases a comeback victory at Riccarton in the feature event on Wednesday’s card.

It’s Business Time extends winning run

It’s Business Time extended her winning sequence to five with another star turn in Saturday’s Coupland’s Bakeries Mile Trial (1400m) at Riccarton.

It’s Business Time building towards black-type goal

The Group 3 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) is looming large on the horizon for exciting mare It’s Business Time from the Mark Walker & Sam...

Humbucker set for spring return

Humbucker will step out on his home track at Gore on Wednesday in the first step towards a start in the Group 3 Coupland’s Bakeries...

Nothing Dramatic about Latta’s Thompson Handicap winner

Lisa Latta celebrated her fifth win in the Group 3 Thompson Handicap (1600m) when Diss Is Dramatic scored an emphatic victory.

The Buffer impresses in Riccarton triumph

The Buffer showcased his fighting spirit, surging between runners to clinch victory in the Coupland’s Bakeries Mile Trial (1400m) at Riccarton.

Te Akau unleash serious spring contenders

Te Akau Racing's unmistakable tangerine and blue colours once again signalled their formidable presence in South Island racing at Riccarton.
He’s A Doozy

Doozy of a ride from Kozzi in Thompson

The Lisa Latta-trained He’s A Doozy ran out an impressive winner of the Group 3 Gee Hickton Funeral Directors Thompson Handicap (1600m) at Trentham on...
Times Ticking

Times Ticking claims incident packed Hastings sprint

A sustained closing burst carried veteran galloper Times Ticking to a fresh-up victory in an incident packed finish to the Group 3 Red Badge Spring...
New Arrangement

Group Three target for Cole’s new addition

The Steven Cole-trained New Arrangement provided his connections with a quick return on investment when defeating a strong line-up in the Tote N Poke Sports...
Sherwood Forest

Farm labour has Derby winner primed for new campaign

Six weeks of farm work has Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Sherwood Forest in good fettle for a spring preparation, according to his...

Coupland’s target for Burnvue

Lance Robinson has big plans at the Riccarton November carnival for Saturday’s New Zealand Cup Trial (1800m) winner Burnvue, but not for the Group 3...
Andrew Carston

Carston filly’s Guineas credentials go on the line

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is leaning to the softer option for promising filly Seven Eleven, an entrant for the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand...

Bright future tipped for Fireglow

Fast-improving Riccarton three-year-old Fireglow could be set for some rich targets at next season’s New Zealand Cup carnival. Fireglow scored his second successive victory when...
Meg Cunneen

Cunneen getting serious about summer features

Meg Cunneen is hoping Sunday’s open sprint at Cromwell can be the launching pad for Group One spoils for her surprise last-start Group 2 Coupland’s...
Markus Aurelius

Markus Aurelius conquers Riccarton mile as Te Akau duo shine

Fresh from landing the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton last Saturday with glamour colt Noverre, the Te Akau team were again...
Miss Tycoon Rose

Rose set to bloom in Coupland’s

Four-year-old mare Miss Tycoon Rose is set to peak in Wednesday’s Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton, with the Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained...
The Gift

Freebie set to add to stakes record at Riccarton

Adhering to the maxim of never looking a gift horse in the mouth is serving Robert Dennis and partners well. The Southland trainer gladly took...
Art De Triomphe

Art De Triomphe out of New Zealand 1000 Guineas

Andrew Carston was feeling sick to his stomach on Wednesday morning when he discovered his leading Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m)...

Noverre dialled in for Guineas assignment

It might have taken a while but Matamata trainer Jamie Richards believes Noverre has his mind right on the job ahead of Saturday’s Group 1...
Maximus Prime

Blackadder has prime chance at Wingatui

Rangiora trainer John Blackadder will make the long trip south to Wingatui racecourse on Monday afternoon confident in the knowledge he has talented galloper Maximus...

Frontman back on top at Tauranga

Promising galloper Frontman cast aside a disappointing run at his last start when he showed his true class with an outstanding victory at Tauranga in...

Talented Tannahill a quality addition to Phelan stable

Tannahill was a special horse to former trainer Andrew Campbell and he hasn’t taken long to endear himself to his new handlers. The gifted four-year-old...