Tag: 'grand national steeplechase'

West Coast takes first day jumping honours at Riccarton

Promising steeplechaser West Coast looks to have attained the favourite’s tag for next Saturday’s Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 147th Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) with...
Flying Agent

Kiwi-breds dominate Warrnambool jumping features

Amy McDonald, Lee Horner and their banner horse Flying Agent gained compensation for last year’s Thackeray Steeplechase (3450m) defeat by winning the latest edition of...

Coconut upsets in action packed jumping feature

A never-say-die attitude saw local runner Coconut upset predictions as he took out an action-packed LJ Hooker Manawatu Steeplechase (4200m) at Awapuni on Saturday. There...
It’s A Wonder

Wanganui hit-out for talented jumper

Talented jumper It’s A Wonder will be chasing history next week at Te Rapa. The Harvey Wilson-trained 10-year-old will be vying to retain his crown...
Bee Tee Junior

Grand National triumph fitting tribute to best friend

Bay Of Plenty owner John Heale couldn’t have wished for a better tribute to one of his best friends when Bee Tee Junior won the...

Shamal faces stiff task to outjump Ablaze

Trainer Amy McDonald will have her first Grand National Steeplechase runner in Shamal but he takes on star jumper Ablaze, who is aiming for an...

Captaintwinkletoes impresses on debut

Wanganui trainer Jo Rathbone has been riding the crest of a wave with quality jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe and she may have unearthed another top prospect...
Patrick Payne

Payne dares Widgee to prove theory wrong

Trainer Patrick Payne is not convinced Widgee Turf is at his best on a straight track but he is happy to be proven wrong when...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe headlines National noms

Tallyho Twinkletoe has been entered for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown and will be attempting a second win in the feature jumps race.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe to chase jumps history

After victory the Brendan Drechsler Hurdle at Pakenham, Tallyo Twinkletoe will attempt back-to-back wins in the in the Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

National double defence begins for star jumper

Arguably Australasia’s best jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe will begin his Australian campaign to defend his Grand National Hurdle (4200m) and Steeplechase (4500m) titles at Pakenham on...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe after a National repeat

Tallyho Twinkletoe is heading back to Melbourne chasing Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase repeat wins after a hurdle victory in New Zealand.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Reunited and it feels so good

One of the most formidable partnerships in Australasian jumps racing continued their undefeated record at Wanganui on Friday when winning the Brian FM Open Hurdle...
Irish Excuse

Winsloe changes tack with stable trio

Gore trainer Ellis Winsloe thought he would have a couple of nice chances in the Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) this year, however, its absence as...
Liam Treadwell

Grand National-winning jockey found dead

Grand National-winning jockey Liam Treadwell, who won the fabled steeplechase at the first attempt in 2009, has been found dead in an English property.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Talented jumper to resume at Wanganui

Tallyho Twinkletoe summitted the peak of Australasian jumps racing last year when taking out the Grand National Hurdle (4200m) and Steeplechase (4500m) double. The New...
Aaron Kuru

Kuru jumping to get back racing

New Zealand’s green pastures have it rated as one of the world’s leading thoroughbred nurseries, though in the last few weeks it has been a...
Aaron Kuru

Career highlight for Kuru

Last season’s premiership winning jumps jockey Aaron Kuru secured the biggest scalp of his riding career when taking out the Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe jumps to National glory

Tallyho Twinkletoe has repeated his win in the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown with an easy victory in the Steeplechase equivalent at Ballarat.
Tallyho Twinkletoe

History beckons in Grand National Steeple

Wells and Tallyho Twinkletoe will be striving for a piece of history when they take each other on in the Grand National Steeplechase at Ballarat.

Wells faces 11 rivals in Grand National Steeplechase

Wells will attempt a record fourth Grand National Steeplechase victory at the final jumps meeting for the season at Ballarat.

Duncan chasing immediate success in Australia

Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan has stepped into new territory with his fine steeplechaser Shamal set to race at Ballarat on Sunday. Duncan will start the...
It's A Wonder

Dashing display secures Grand National for It’s A Wonder

Waverley visitor It’s A Wonder never gave his rivals a look in as he produced a dashing front-running performance to take out the 145th edition...

Gillies aims to bounce back in National

Mathew Gillies has gained a doctor’s clearance to ride Gagarin in Saturday’s Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 145th Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) at Riccarton. The...
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...