Tag: 'Danielle Johnson'

Mana Nui

Stakes test first-up for Mana Nui

Matamata trainer Chad Orsmby is looking forward to lining up debutant Mana Nui in the Group 3 Waikato Stud Slipper (1200m) at his home track...
Germanicus

Germanicus wins star-studded trial

Group Three winner Germanicus showed he is in excellent order ahead of a return to racing, winning a 1000m trial at Pukekohe on Thursday that...
Danielle Johnson

Like father, like daughter – Johnson joins the 1000 club

Former jockey Peter Johnson may have ridden 1370 winners in New Zealand, but it was at Te Aroha on Wednesday that he experienced one of...
Danielle Johnson

Johnson keen to make history at Te Aroha

The significance of riding 1000 New Zealand winners is dawning on Cambridge jockey Danielle Johnson. Johnson sits on 999 wins in New Zealand and has...
Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres provides pick me up for Kelso

Trainers Ken and Bev Kelso left Te Rapa racecourse on Saturday evening with mixed emotions after contrasting performances from their two runners on the day....
Amarelinha

Amarelinha back to her best at Te Rapa

Exciting galloper Amarelinha bounced back to her very best after suffering a narrow defeat at her most recent start, when she captured the Group 2...
Melody Belle

History making day in the offing for Te Akau

Champion trainer Jamie Richards is hoping he will witness history being made at Te Rapa on Saturday when Melody Belle contests the Group 1 Herbie...
Tabata

Tabata takes Breeders’ Stakes for Cricket legend

Progressive mare Tabata collected her first stakes success when she prevailed in a desperate finish to the Listed Property Brokers Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m)...
Concert Hall

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...
Signora Nera

Sharrock fillies take home advantage into Oaks Prelude

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock will use a home-track feature as a potential launching pad to next month’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New...
Sinarahma

Sinarahma set for another Group One target

Although he enjoyed a wonderful day at Trentham on Saturday, trainer Allan Sharrock was left with a niggling feeling of what might have been had...
Swords Drawn

Life’s a beach for Ritchie as he gets set for Trentham features

Trainer Shaune Ritchie couldn’t wait to get his toes in the sand at Waitarere Beach as he went about putting the final touches on his...
Aegon

Aegon triumphs in epic Karaka Million 3YO Classic

In a titanic tussle that lived up to the pre-race hype, Aegon kept his perfect record intact with a thrilling win over Amarelinha in Saturday’s...
Need I Say More

Te Akau Racing to the fore on Karaka Million racenight

Classy three-year-old Need I Say More made his first run at Ellerslie a winning one when he lumped topweight of 60.5kgs to victory in the...
Tabata

Ton up but Johnson looking for more

Leading rider Danielle Johnson streaked to a century of wins for the season when she took out the Listed IRT No.1 Wellesley Stakes (1000m) on...
Avantage

Avantage goes back to back in Telegraph

Class prevailed at Trentham on Saturday when versatile mare Avantage was at her very best in taking out the Group 1 JR & N Berkett...
Quattro Quinta

Johnson brings up a century of wins at Trentham

The runaway leader of the National jockeys’ premiership, Danielle Johnson, notched her 100th winner for the season when she guided Te Akau Racing two-year-old Quattro...
The Good Fight

The Good Fight primed for Marton Cup

Shaune Ritchie is heading into the Listed Japac Homes Marton Cup (2200m) at Awapuni with The Good Fight on Saturday in a buoyant mood. His...
Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres on song at Tauranga

Promising mare Les Crayeres completed a winning double at Tauranga on Saturday when she took out the opening event on the card at the popular...
Imperatriz

Richards and Johnson continue carnival roll

Trainer Jamie Richards, jockey Danielle Johnson and Te Akau Racing have continued their dominant Ellerslie Christmas Carnival form with a stakes double through the deeds...
Frontman

Derby contenders unleashed at Rotorua

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman stable added another likely candidate to their Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) assault in March, when Frontman...
Entriviere

Leading riders to the fore on Boxing Day

A quick glance at the results from day one of the Ellerslie Christmas carnival reveals the remarkable fact that if your surname wasn’t Richards, Bosson...
Vamos Bebe

Promising mares feature prominently at Ellerslie

Progressive mare Vamos Bebe took the step up to stakes company with relative ease when she strode clear in the final stages of Saturday’s Listed...
Julia Ritchie

Duo excited by well-related youngsters

COVID-19 prevented Steven Ramsay and Julia Ritchie getting a trip to Royal Ascot this year, but they are happily settling for trips to the winner’s...
Millefiori

Te Akau Racing quinella Ellerslie two-year-old contest

Jamie Richards and Te Akau Racing continued their dominance of spring two-year-old racing when they notched their sixth individual juvenile winner at Ellerslie on Saturday,...