Tag: 'Craig Grylls'

Miss Aotearoa

Miss Aotearoa too strong in Gold Trail Stakes

Promising galloper Miss Aotearoa provided rider Craig Grylls and owner/breeder Tony Rider with a black type double at Hastings when she out-finished her age-group rivals...
Shezzacatch

Local first-starter sparkles in Trophy

Hastings filly Shezzacatch was thrown in at the deep end for her debut in Saturday’s Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m), and she spectacularly...
Craig Grylls

Grylls taking flight

Craig Grylls began the spring in the best possible fashion at Te Rapa on Saturday, riding a winning treble, including his first stakes victory for...
Avantage

Te Akau Racing claim Te Rapa features

Quality galloper Avantage showed she is the horse to beat in the upcoming Hawke’s Bay triple crown when she produced a strong fresh-up effort to...
Woodcote Lass

Woodcote Lass begins Stewards journey

Woodcote Lass was part of Stephen Autridge’s team of horses based in Christchurch last spring and a bold performance at Waverley on Friday would assure...
Justastate

Justastate in the frame for Norvall

It may have only been a maiden race at Te Aroha on Sunday, but Justastate earned her photo spot amongst Rogan Norvall’s gallery of the...
My Gift

The gift that keeps giving for Mason

Well-travelled galloper My Gift bounced back to winning form on his favourite track when he dominated his rivals over the closing stages of Saturday’s feature...
Craig Grylls

Grylls itching to get back in the saddle

Like many other Kiwis, Craig Grylls’ dogs have been a welcome distraction over the Covid-19 lockdown period, getting the Matamata jockey out and about in...
The Real Beel

The Real Beel upsets in Cal Isuzu Stakes

Underrated mare The Real Beel made a winning return from a disappointing Australian spring campaign when she stormed home to take out the Group 2...
Zareeba

New association off to a winning start

The recently established association between Valachi Downs and newly retained rider Craig Grylls got off to a winning start at New Plymouth on Thursday, courtesy...
Spring Heat

Spring Heat arrives at Ellerslie

Spring Heat arrived at Ellerslie on Tuesday, in more ways than one. The sun was out and the temperature began to soar as the Lance...
Dragon Leap

Derby prospect scores on debut at Te Rapa

Expensive yearling purchase Dragon Leap underscored his potential staying talent when he stormed home on debut to score over 1400m at Te Rapa. Raced by...
Riva Capri

Riva Capri impressive in Wanganui victory

Hastings visitor Riva Capri indicated she will be a filly to watch at a higher level over the next few months after she broke her...
Irish Flame

Local scores in New Plymouth feature

Taranaki representative Irish Flame scored provincial bragging rights when he took out the day’s feature race at New Plymouth, the New Plymouth ITM Interprovincial Challenge...
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...
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty takes out Tauranga Classic

Class performer Sleeping Beauty underlined her credentials on the deep winter tracks when she out- toughed her female rivals to take out the Listed Ultimate...

Grylls set to fire in his homeland

The New Zealand jockey ranks will be bolstered significantly by the return of Craig Grylls from Singapore. The 28-year-old, who has ridden eight Group 1...