Tag: 'Frank Ritchie'

Fiscal Fantasy primed for Taranaki Cup

Diminutive galloper Fiscal Fantasy will be vying to boost her pedigree page even further at New Plymouth on Saturday when she contests the Group 3...

Fiscal Fantasy on the hunt for elusive Group 1

The Frank Ritchie-trained Fiscal Fantasy is now on the hunt for an elusive Group 1 victory after winning her third Group 3 race at Ellerslie...

Cup assignment for Dawn Patrol

Group 1 performer Dawn Patrol will be out to add a second stakes victory to his record at Matamata on Saturday when he contests the...

Fired up Dawn Patrol gets the job done at Ellerslie

A pipe opener over 500m on Friday worked the oracle for classy sprinter Dawn Patrol as he downed a quality field over 1400m at Ellerslie...

Last hurrah for Fiscal Fantasy

Fiscal Fantasy has become one of trainer Frank Ritchie’s stable favourites and he admits it will be a sad day when she leaves his Cambridge...

Retirement not on the agenda for active Ritchie

One of racing’s senior statesman, Frank Ritchie is looking forward to welcoming back a couple of his better quality gallopers in the coming weeks as...

Bonecrusher: The horse of a lifetime

It says much for the impact that champion galloper Bonecrusher had on his trainer Frank Ritchie and strapper (and Ritchie’s son) Shaune that the mere...

Ritchie seeks Group 1 glory at Ellerslie

Cambridge trainer Frank Ritchie will be looking for more success at Ellerslie’s Christmas-New Year Carnival on Wednesday after Fiscal Fantasy’s Group 1 runner-up performance in...

Ritchie seeking Ellerslie riches

Cambridge trainer Frank Ritchie is looking to plunder the rich spoils on offer at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day with a pair of stable runners....

Fiscal Fantasy scores second Group 3

Fiscal Fantasy may be small, but she is mighty. The diminutive mare showed her quality when beating her much larger rivals at Ellerslie on Tuesday...

Dawn Patrol back to his best at Rotorua

Enigmatic four-year-old Dawn Patrol made a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure when he took out the Group 3 Sweynesse Stakes (1215m) at Rotorua with...

Feature targets for Ritchie pair

Cambridge trainer Frank Ritchie is heading into the last day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival in high spirits. The Waikato horseman will take two...

Promising dawn to new season for Ritchie

Promising galloper Dawn Patrol made a pleasing start to the new season for trainer Frank Ritchie, deadheating his 880m trial with Magnum at Te Rapa...

Kosciuszko winner Belflyer heads to Coast

The John Shelton-trained Belflyer will have his first start since taking out the inaugural running of the Kosciuszko when he lines up at the Sunshine...

Veteran trainer in search of Guineas breakthrough

Veteran trainer Frank Ritchie is looking to land his first Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) with lightly-raced gelding Dawn Patrol, who tackles the...

Winx to take the Cox Plate to another level – Frank Ritchie

On the eve of the 2017 Cox Plate where history could be repeated, we talk to Frank Ritchie, who knows what it takes to win...