Tag: 'Danielle Johnson'

Danielle Johnson

Johnson upbeat despite broken leg

Champion jockey Danielle Johnson is looking forward to checking out of hospital this week and faces a lengthy period on the sidelines after a fall...
Mali Ston

Mali Ston strikes in incident packed Rich Hill Mile

Lightweight runner Mali Ston produced a performance that had to be seen to be believed when he weaved through traffic to take out the Group...
Wolverine

Wolverine awarded Eclipse Stakes victory in enquiry room

The ominous sound of the protest siren sounding shortly after the runners crossed the line in the Group 2 First Global Logistics Eclipse Stakes (1200m)...
Gold Watch

Johnson chases Ellerslie gold

Danielle Johnson has plenty of time for Gold Watch, her mount in Saturday’s Group 2 Rich Hill Mile (1600m) at Ellerslie. The Waikato jockey had...
Sound

Three-pronged attack on Zabeel Classic for Ballymore

Mike Moroney and Pam Gerard will have numbers and class in their favour for the Group 1 Cambridge Stud Zabeel Classic (2000m) on Boxing Day....
Jamie Richards

Champion Kiwi trainer Hong Kong bound as Walker returns

New Zealand’s leading trainer Jamie Richards will move to Hong Kong in the new year to take up an invitation from the Hong Kong Jockey...
Two Illicit

Two Illicit caps magical day for James and Wellwood

Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood capped an already stellar day at Te Rapa on Saturday when Two Illicit strode clear of her rivals...
Concert Hall

James and Wellwood to the fore at Te Rapa

Something about the start of summer brings the very best out of Concert Hall, who broke an 11-month win drought with a superb victory in...
Wolverine

Wolverine displays her X-factor at Te Rapa

Heavily backed favourite Wolverine carried her many supporters to victory with a stunning performance to take out the Group 2 Hiddenbed Wakefield Challenge Stakes (1100m)...
Zeitaku

Richards’ run continues with winning double at Te Rapa

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards continued his run of success over the long weekend as he produced a winning double at Te Rapa on Monday....
Cheaperthandivorce

First stakes success for royally bred mare

Royally bred mare Cheaperthandivorce picked up the first stakes success of her burgeoning career when she finished powerfully in the home straight to claim the...
Imperatriz

Richards highlights red letter day with three-year-old stakes double

The depth of the three-year-old talent in the Te Akau Racing team was clearly on display on Saturday, with trainer Jamie Richards producing black-type victories...
Tavi Mac

Punters’ pal back to winning form at Rotorua

Quality performer Tavi Mac bounced back from his worst career performance in the best possible fashion with a stylish victory in the Group 3 Sweynesse...
Savy Yong Blonk

Savy Yong Blonk too crisp in Livamol

A picture-perfect ride by Danielle Johnson ensured quality staying mare Savy Yong Blonk was given every opportunity to succeed at Hastings on Saturday and she...
Quiz Kid

Awapuni return for Quiz Kid

Quiz Kid will be looking to continue his great association with Awapuni on Saturday when he lines-up in the Group 3 Boehringer Ingelheim Metric Mile...
Avantage

Rain the only drawback for heavily armed Richards

This weekend will prove to be one of trainer Jamie Richards’ busiest to date, with 34 horses accepted at Taupo on Friday, Riccarton and Hastings...
Imperatriz

Richards provides quinella in Breeders’ Stakes

It was back to business as usual for Jamie Richards and Te Akau Racing at Te Rapa on Saturday when they secured the quinella in...
Danielle Johnson

Johnson hits season goal with Te Rapa double

Danielle Johnson is only just starting to allow herself the luxury of enjoying the feeling of satisfaction that comes with taking out her first national...
It Might Be You

Royally bred filly makes belated debut a winning one

Debutante It Might Be You looked to have a bright future ahead of her as she easily won a maiden 1200m event at Te Rapa...
Catsacharmer

Sharrock has a stakes mission in mind for impressive two-year-old winner

Unbeaten two-year-old filly Catsacharmer booked herself a place in the Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m) at Otaki in three weeks after she lifted herself...
Rose ‘N’ Power

Newman on a mission after winning double

Apprentice jockey Tegan Newman is well on her way to achieving the ‘crazy’ goal she set herself when she returned to the saddle last year...
Danielle Johnson

Johnson hoping to toast Travis Stakes success

Danielle Johnson set a single season stakes record for a New Zealand jockey last weekend and is looking to add to it on Saturday with...
Avantage

Avantage makes it nine Group One wins with Te Rapa triumph

Despite being delayed a week, the Group 1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) lived up to its billing as one of the...
Avantage

Johnson delighted with Group One pick-up ride

A lot can change in a week and the misfortune of the races being abandoned mid program at Te Aroha has resulted in leading jockey...
Savy Yong Blonk

Vintage Manawatu performance from Savy Yong Blonk

Five-year-old mare Savy Yong Blonk proved a class above her rivals in the Group 3 Japac Homes Manawatu Breeders’ Stakes (2000m) at Awapuni on Friday,...