Tag: 'Dawn Williams'

Humbucker

Humbucker humming ahead of Tapanui Cup

Former northerner Humbucker has thrived since joining Ellis Winsloe’s Gore barn a few months ago. The five-year-old gelding has won two of his three southern...
Irish Excuse

Decision time pending for Irish Excuse connections

Gore trainer Ellis Winsloe says Irish Excuse is at the crossroads of his career, with his performance in the Ray Kean Life Membership 1200 at...
Il Affare

Il Affare joins leading Sydney barn

Peter and Dawn Williams have lost one of their best three-year-old fillies to an Australian stable, but they’ve still got some other good fillies to...
Midnight Runner

Winter Cup puzzle for Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner is on trial for next month’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton but ironically a win at Ashburton on...
Erin Leighton

Erin Leighton: born to ride

Erin Leighton is doing what she has always dreamed of – riding on raceday. The Matamata-based apprentice entered the racing industry as a fresh-faced 16-year-old...
Bunkers

Pukekohe victory makes long journey worthwhile

A filly who was no certainty to survive her first 24 hours of life is now a winner on the racetrack. After a luckless eighth...
Verstappen

Verstappen motors to victory on debut

Royally bred juvenile Verstappen made the perfect start to her racing career when she came from well back to win on debut over 1200m at...
Il Affare

Relieved Williams hopes for local Derby win

Byerley Park trainer Peter Williams was a relieved man when the news came through that Ellerslie would play host to the Group 1 Vodafone New...
Il Affare

Il Affare to continue on Derby path

Il Affare’s iron constitution will serve her well as she continues her Classic preparation at Ellerslie this weekend. That’s the word from the Dundeel filly’s...
Slave To Love

Williams pair on target for Group One assignments

Promising three-year-olds Slave To Love and Il Affare provided trainers Peter and Dawn Williams with plenty of encouragement ahead of some upcoming Group One assignments...
Il Affare

Il Affare to continue on Oaks path

Co-trainer Dawn Williams was in a philosophical mood when assessing the performance of promising three-year-old Il Affare, who overcame a troubled passage to finish third...
Helsinki

Williams takes three-pronged attack into Eight Carat Classic

Trainers Peter and Dawn Williams will unleash a three-pronged attack on Saturday’s Group 2 Jamieson Park Eight Carat Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie. The Byerley Park-based...
Media Sensation

Media Sensation dominates on-speed in Group 2 feature

Talented mare Media Sensation backed up an eye-catching performance at the Ellerslie trials earlier this month with a comprehensive front-running effort to take out the...
Media Sensation

Media Sensation primed for Breeders’ Stakes

South Auckland trainers Peter and Dawn Williams are looking forward to heading to Pukekohe on Saturday where Media Sensation will make her raceday resumption in...
Daniel Nakhle

Pearler Saturday for Nakhle

A lot can happen in 10 minutes. That was the case for prominent breeder/owner Daniel Nakhle who was on track at Pukekohe on Saturday to...
Helsinki

Helsinki to bypass Te Rapa features

The Peter and Dawn Williams-trained Helsinki is on a less conventional path to the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton...
Il Affare

Il Affare looks the deal

Peter and Dawn Williams unleashed a three-year-old filly of promise when Il Affare broke maiden ranks over 1600m at Avondale on Wednesday. The daughter of...
Helsinki

Williams stable to test Cup week prospects

Peter and Dawn Williams are looking to their promising filly Helsinki to spearhead their hopes of a trip to their old stomping ground for the...
Timberlake

Timberlake on song at Matamata

Promising four-year-old Timberlake showed he had taken plenty out of his first-up run at Te Aroha recently when he raced away with a 1400m maiden...
Megeve

Megeve primed for Avondale resumption

South Auckland trainers Peter and Dawn Williams will take just one runner to Avondale on Wednesday, but they believe that is enough to pick up...
Media Sensation

Williams team recharged ahead of spring attack

Byerley Park trainers Peter and Dawn Williams are looking forward to a productive spring with a promising group of young horses. The husband and wife...
Jip Jip Rock

Dunstan Final next for Jip Jip Rock

Stakes performer Jip Jip Rock added a second career win to her tally at Ellerslie on Thursday when victorious in the Barfoot and Thompson Twilight...
Marzemino

Williams mares fancied at Pukekohe

Talented South Auckland gallopers Marzemino and Media Sensation are set for a collision course after Saturday’s meeting at Pukekohe. The Peter and Dawn Williams-trained mares...
Media Sensation

Media Sensation back with a bang at Te Rapa

Last season’s Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) winner, Media Sensation made a successful start to her four-year-old campaign when she eased clear of...
Marzemino

Marzemino fights hard for first-up win

Classy mare Marzemino survived a late scare in Saturday’s Roger Gill Agriculture (1200m) at Pukekohe to make a winning start to what could be a...