Tag: 'Foxbridge Plate'

Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac primed for Tarzino tilt

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock had a golden run in the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) a few years ago, winning three on-end, and he...
Avantage

Johnson to ride Avantage in Tarzino

Opie Bosson’s loss is Danielle Johnson’s gain. With Bosson unable to make the 56.5kg weight to ride the Jamie Richards-trained Avantage in Saturday’s Group 1...
Travelling Light

Travelling Light out of spring

Group 1 winning mare Travelling Light is the latest elite-level performer to be ruled out of the spring. The Ben Foote-trained daughter of El Roca...
Tavi Mac

All roads lead to Hastings after Foxbridge Plate wash up

Trainer Alan Sharrock had a smile on his face a mile wide despite being beaten in Saturday’s feature event at Te Rapa, the Group 2...
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...
Vancooga

New Zealand Oaks runner-up returns

Stratford trainer Gavin Sharrock is hopeful of a good return from his Group 1 performed four-year-old Vancooga, when the daughter of Proisir resumes in the...
Avantage

Johnson reunites with Avantage in Foxbridge

Danielle Johnson is hoping to shift her 2020-21 season into another gear with a quality book of rides at Te Rapa on Saturday. The 29-year-old...
Suffused

Baker-Forsman pair tackle 3YO feature

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have been given a free rein to develop promising three-year-olds Unition and Suffused as they see fit. That...
Kiwi Ida

Kiwi Ida on target for Foxbridge

Group 1 performer Kiwi Ida is set to fly the South Island flag in the Group 2 Valachi Downs Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa...
Babylon Berlin

Babylon Berlin to make much anticipated debut at Rotorua

There will be plenty of interest in the opening race at Rotorua on Wednesday where multiple trials winner Babylon Berlin is set to make her...
Julius

Julius on track for Foxbridge Plate assignment

An eye-catching run at the Taupo trials last week has trainer John Bell confident his stable star Julius is right on track for his first...
Saracino

Saracino breaks long drought with stakes win in Perth

A three-year absence from the winners’ enclosure was ended in spectacular style on Saturday when ex-Kiwi galloper Saracino led all the way to take out...
Avantage

Richards pleased with star triallists

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards had a strong contingent at the Taupo trials on Wednesday and he came away pleased with how his team performed....
Princess Kereru

Star Kelso mares to gallop at Matamata

Group 1 performers Supera and Princess Kereru will take centre stage early as racing returns to Matamata for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown...
Sultan Of Swing

Sultan still has his swing

Rising eight-year-old Sultan Of Swing showed he still has the zest for racing when winning a 900m trial at Te Rapa on Tuesday and the...
Travelling Light

Travelling Light on target for Te Rapa feature

Outstanding three-year-old Travelling Light will head to Ruakaka next week as she continues her preparation for a raceday return in early September. Trainer Ben Foote...
Sentimental Miss

Australian Group 1 target for Sentimental Miss

Last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Sentimental Miss passed the first test of an abbreviated spring campaign when she flashed home to...
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark on target for Sydney

Te Akau Shark remains on target for a Sydney campaign despite being beaten on his season return in the Foxbridge Plate at Te Rapa.
Endless Drama

Endless Drama takes Foxbridge Plate

Fireworks were expected at Te Rapa on Saturday as several of last season’s equine stars kicked off their new spring campaigns in the Group 2...
Comeback

Fitness the key to Foxbridge upset for Rogerson pair

Debbie Rogerson is trusting race fitness to give Malambo and Comeback their edge as they prepare to face the stars of Saturday’s Group 2 US...
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark, Melody Belle showdown

Te Akau Shark, part-owned by Paul Gallen, and Melody Belle will do battle in the Group Two Foxbridge Plate at Te Rapa.
Melody Belle

Te Akau duo to go head-to-head at Te Rapa

Melody Belle will attempt to defend her title in the Group 2 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa on Saturday. The...
Endless Drama

Track quandary for Endless Drama

The track conditions at Te Rapa on Saturday are the only concern Cambridge trainer Tony Pike holds for Endless Drama heading into his first assignment...
Helena Baby

Helena Baby seeks stable revenge in Foxbridge

Progressive galloper Helena Baby faces his toughest assignment to date when he tackles a star-studded field in the Group 2 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge...
Consensus

Consensus on target for Cox Plate mission

Class mare Consensus will have her first run of the new season in Saturday’s Group 2 US Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) as she kicks...