Tag: 'Gold Trail Stakes'

Bellacontte

Wellington win fine-tunes game filly for Guineas

It is all systems go towards the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) for gutsy filly Bellacontte. The Chrissy Bambry-trained daughter of...
Bellacontte

Bellacontte out to defy recent history

Trainer Chrissy Bambry will attempt a rare feat on Saturday when high-class three-year-old Bellacontte takes on the older mares in the Group 3 Wyndspelle @...
Wessex

Wessex too strong on debut at Matamata

Trainer Andrew Forsman put aside the disappointment of having to scratch pre-post favourite Francesca from the feature race at Awapuni on Saturday when he and...
Sarah Macnab

Macnab savours special day in the saddle

Almost exactly three years on from a fall that could have ended her career, jockey Sarah Macnab made an unforgettable start to the 2021 Hawke’s...
Bellacontte

Rails run aids Bellacontte to land Gold Trail

Rider Sarah Macnab produced a gem of a ride as she guided under-rated filly Bellacontte to a thrilling victory in the Group 3 Hawke’s Bay...
Frontman

Frontman a leading light at Hawke’s Bay

A week ago, the chances of talented four-year-old Frontman contesting the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings looked slim, but a host of contributing...
Alchemia

Alexanders with two strong prospects on special Hastings raceday

The opening day of the Hawke’s Bay spring carnival has special meaning for Matamata couple Simon and Katrina Alexander, and even more so for the...
Avantage

Rain the only drawback for heavily armed Richards

This weekend will prove to be one of trainer Jamie Richards’ busiest to date, with 34 horses accepted at Taupo on Friday, Riccarton and Hastings...
Spring Tide

Spring Tide coming into Hastings

Spring Tide’s quick rise through the ranks in winter has persuaded Foxton trainer Chrissy Bambry to take an unscheduled crack at Group One company this...
Fonsalette

Marsh holds strong Classic arsenal

Stephen Marsh has no shortage of promising three-year-olds in his Cambridge barn, but he’s not deploying too many of them in early spring black type...
Lance Noble

Funny Girl on a trail for gold

Funny Girl broke through for her maiden victory first-up on the Cambridge synthetic earlier this month and trainer Lance Noble believes that will give her...
Defibrillate

Melbourne Cup aspirations still intact for Defibrillate

A slashing run for second over 1700m at Flemington on Saturday convinced part-owner and former trainer Graham Richardson that talented stayer Defibrillate is well on...
Bellacontte

Bellacontte proves too strong in Wanganui feature

Foxton filly Bellacontte picked up a deserved success at stakes level when she produced an irresistible late run to take out the Listed O’Learys Fillies...
Bonny Lass

Richardson excited about new season prospects

With the onset of spring and summer racing just around the corner, you can hear the excitement in the voice of trainer Graham Richardson as...
Tokorangi

Hawke’s Bay runners provide plenty of optimism for Gerard

Trainer Pam Gerard was delighted with the return of Tokarangi and Pinmedown at Hawke’s Bay on Saturday. Three-year-old filly Tokorangi was one of the runs...
Miss Aotearoa

Miss Aotearoa too strong in Gold Trail Stakes

Promising galloper Miss Aotearoa provided rider Craig Grylls and owner/breeder Tony Rider with a black type double at Hastings when she out-finished her age-group rivals...
Pinmedown

Savvy Racing gears up for landmark day

With runners in two stakes races, the opening day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival at Hastings looms as a landmark moment in the short...
Aretha

Broodmare paddock beckons Aretha

Group 2 winning mare Aretha has been retired after trailing the field home in the Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) last Saturday, with a stallion...
Bavella

Noble in winner’s circle after lengthy absence

The distinctive black and gold chequered colours of Cambridge couple Brendan and Jo Lindsay were to the fore at Te Rapa on Saturday when their...
Babylon Berlin

Class prevails at Rotorua

Multiple trials winner Babylon Berlin made a winning debut at Rotorua on Wednesday in the MacMillan Accountants 3yo (1100m). Sent out the $1.30 favourite, Babylon...
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...
Aretha

Aretha grabs Hastings feature in desperate finish

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Aretha opened her three-year-old account in dramatic fashion when she took out the Group 3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders’ Gold...
Trifolium

Trifolium on a trail for gold

Marton trainer Fraser Auret has a lot of time for three-year-old filly Trifolium and is looking forward to watching her compete in the Group 3...
Riva Capri

Riva Capri impressive in Wanganui victory

Hastings visitor Riva Capri indicated she will be a filly to watch at a higher level over the next few months after she broke her...