Tag: 'Great Northern Hurdle'

Grinner

Spring Carnival opener brings a grin to Wheeler

There will be an uncommon sight on the first day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival at Hastings on Saturday – jumpers. The impacts of...
Isaac Lupton

Isaac Lupton eager to get back in the saddle

It’s been more than nine months since Isaac Lupton last rode at a race meeting and he is looking forward to breaking that dry spell...
Bad Boy Brown

Sweet revenge for Bad Boy Brown in Ellerslie jumping feature

The never say die attitude of accomplished hurdler Bad Boy Brown was on display for all to see at Ellerslie on Saturday after he produced...
Laekeeper

Rees hoping for crowning moment on Saturday

Morrinsville dentist Simon Rees leads a busy lifestyle, and Saturday promises to be another action-packed day. Rees, who juggles training racehorses and taking sole-charge of...
Jackfrost

Jackfrost retired

Top jumper Jackfrost’s racing career has come to an abrupt end after suffering an injury in Australia. The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding was preparing...

Southerner prevails in sensational Great Northern Hurdle

Jack Frost claimed a special double when he outlasted his rivals to win an action-packed running of the Schweppes Great Northern Hurdle (4200m) at Te...

Mitchell adds to international flavour

Northern Champion jumps jockey Michael Mitchell has answered an SOS call from the other side of the world to take the ride on Gallante in...