Tag: 'Desert Gold Stakes'

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...
Force of Will

Force Of Will too strong in Desert Gold Stakes

Matamata visitor Force Of Will carried on her winning way when she proved too strong for her rivals in the Group 3 New Zealand Bloodstock...
Waisake

Wellington Cup favourite ready for two-mile mission

A day out from the running of the Group 3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) trainer Allan Sharrock is itching to...
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...
Passione

Latta duo on trial for Oaks mission

Promising three-year-olds Passione and Charms Star will take their next steps on the path to a possible Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand...
Mongolian Wings

Staying test likely to suit Mongolian Wings

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman know a thing or two about preparing three-year-old stayers and they are hopeful Mongolian Wings can stamp himself as a...
Signora Nera

Feature targets for Sharrock fillies

Last start Group 3 Eulogy Stakes (1600m) placegetter Signora Nera will be aimed at further black-type features, but trainer Allan Sharrock said what path the...
Fleetwood Maca

Fleetwood Maca out for crowning glory

Fleetwood Maca will be vying for her coronation at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day when she contests the Group 2 Valachi Downs Royal Stakes (2000m)....
Travelling Light

Foote’s summer team nearing return

Cambridge trainer Ben Foote is looking forward to the raceday return of Group 1 winner Travelling Light, her Group winning half-sister Vitesse Bo and speedy...
Jennifer Eccles

Ritchie close but no cigar

Shaune Ritchie came close to a big double at Trentham on Saturday, but left the meeting knowing his smart filly Jennifer Eccles is still on...
Showbeel

Bosson nails first Trentham feature on Showbeel

A copybook ride by Opie Bosson paved the way for promising filly Showbeel to add a valuable black type success to her career record when...
Mongolian Marshal

Cambridge quartet tackle Trentham features

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will be looking to plunder some Wellington spoils on Saturday where they will contest three feature races at...
Jennifer Eccles

Jennifer set for more Gold

Bargain filly Jennifer Eccles will be out to maintain her lead in the lucrative New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series when she contests...
Not An Option

Pike gearing up for Karaka assault

As he puts the finishing touches on star juvenile Not An Option’s bid for the $1m Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie later this month,...
Dijon Bleu win Desert Gold

Dijon Bleu wins G3 Desert Gold – Heads toward Sir Tristram Classic

Lisa Latta and Leith Innes’ confidence in Dijon Bleu’s ability to succeed beyond a mile was given a major boost on Saturday. The trainer-jockey combination...
Werther's full sister Milseain

Milseain carries all Baker & Forsman’s hopes in Desert Gold

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will be relying on the raw talent of a well-related filly to defend the stable’s title in Saturday’s Group 3...
Rondinella

Rondinella to take on Milseain & Swiss Precision in G3 Desert Gold Stakes

Impressive last-start Tauranga winner Rondinella will step up to stakes company for the first time in Saturday week’s Group 3 Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at Trentham....

Swiss Precision to head toward G3 Desert Gold Stakes

Swiss Precision hasn’t been easy to deal with, but the talented filly is now getting her timing right. “We’ve had to be very patient with...