Tag: 'Grand National Hurdles (NZ)'

Corrina McDougal

McDougal making the most of her second chance at life

Hawke’s Bay horsewoman Corrina McDougal’s love of life runs far deeper than the success she is enjoying as the training partner of Paul Nelson. On...
The Cossack

The Cossack, simply the best

Prominent jumps trainer Paul Nelson has had plenty of top-class hurdlers pass through his care over the years but he labelled The Cossack as the...
Ringbolt

Crozier upbeat about Ringbolt ahead of Grand National

Canterbury locals will have just the one runner to cheer for in Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury 131st Grand National Hurdles (NZ) (4200m) at Riccarton,...
Jackfrost

Jackfrost retired

Brian Anderton wanted to do the best thing by his old mate Jackfrost, so he has retired the talented jumper after his disappointing return to...
Zeefa Zed

Chief Sequoyah ready for National challenge

While he wasn’t really enjoying the serious drop in temperature that Christchurch was experiencing on Sunday, trainer John Wheeler was still savouring the success of...
Chief Sequoyah

National contenders impress at Riccarton

Emerging hurdling talent Chief Sequoyah did everything trainer John Wheeler was looking for ahead of Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury Grand National Hurdles (4200m) when...
Chief Sequoyah

Chief Sequoyah a budding jumps superstar

Rhythm and ringcraft might sound like a music festival but Hall of Fame trainer John Wheeler reckons they might be the only missing ingredients for...
Jackfrost

Jackfrost set for jumping return

Talented hurdler Jackfrost will make his long awaited return to the jumping scene when he runs in the Harold Pateman Hurdles (3000m) at Phar Lap...
Alfie Dee

Grand ride secures National honours

It has been a meteoric rise in jumps racing for Alfie Dee. The Ken Duncan-trained gelding won his maiden hurdle just weeks ago and at...
El Disparo

Brooks pair back-up at Riccarton

Cambridge trainer Mark Brooks is hoping that his jumpers El Disparo and El Fernando will be met by a better track at Riccarton on Wednesday...
It’s a Wonder

Wilson team set for Riccarton jumping features

Waverley trainer Harvey Wilson could be in for a memorable week if results from the first day of the Grand National Carnival at Riccarton on...
Jackfrost

Australian campaign planned for Jackfrost

Plans are underway to have Jackfrost, last year’s top hurdler, in Melbourne for a possible tilt at a couple of the feature steeplechases. Jackfrost ended...